Our artist and founder; Jenny Muncaster took over Hobby Craft's Instagram stories last month for a tour of The Colour Factory Studios and to chat about her famous Mixed Media artwork! You can find this on our Instagram Highlights. @Thecolourfactory_Winchester Jenny has previously worked with Hobby Craft for live Demos on their Facebook page and [...]
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Emily is the newest member of our team and we are really excited to have her on board with us! Emily will be running Metal Casting classes in the future so do sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear! Hello, I'm Emily! I'm a jeweller with quite the exploratory spirit. [...]
News from Rosie Parmley.. For those of you who don’t follow me, during lockdown I continued all my classes via Zoom. Its been an incredible journey and the results are the one of the surprise gems in this very strange time. My students were stuck in limbo like we all were but they all set [...]
We would like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE thank you to every single one of you that supported our Crowdfunder campaign #CarryOnColourFactory Jenny and Rachael were back in The Square at beginning of June painting this very poinaint thank you bollard for the NHS and Key workers. Inspired by James McNeill Whistlers' [...]
We recognise that art plays a major part in aiding mental health and wellbeing. It can help to boost confidence and make us feel more engaged and resilient. The Colour Factory Artists have worked for many years providing an arts resource for all sections of the community with a particular interest in the benefit of [...]
The ongoing Art of Bollards Project started in 2005 by The Colour Factory artists, injecting some colour and vitality into Winchesters drab and dreary street furniture. There are currently 28 painted bollards in the collection! The Colour Factory Artists Jenny Muncaster and Rachael Alexander continue to transform everyday black and white bollards in The Square [...]
The Colour Factory works with all sections of the community, young and old as well as schools and educational groups to provide opportunities for creative activities. Workshops are specifically tailored to individual needs. We cover a wide range of media from design and painting to craft activities, using exciting traditional and non-traditional materials and techniques. [...]
The Colour Factory works with businesses to devise and run creative staff development activities that encourage a fun and thoughtful, alternative approach to team building. We organise creative events for companies with special ‘Colour Factory’ flair whether an open evening for prospective clients to try their hand at being artistic or a large scale event [...]
One of Jenny Muncaster and Rachael Alexander’s most recent commissions for public art locally is a colourful painting entitled ‘A Song of Colour’ designed for St Georges Street in Winchester. This lively piece of public artwork designed and painted by the two Colour Factory Artists is a hidden gem situated in the walk way behind [...]