No. 1a / 1b: Very Feminine

... are the protagonists of Helena Reijnen’s Workshop. Her students can pick from two alternative dolls to dress: Model No. 1a is continuing with the popular „Outlander“ theme. This time, Claire is strolling Paris in an elegant red dress, dated about ten years before the French Revolution. Model No. 1b is called Susanne and is posing revealingly dressed on an ottoman or a bed.

Date: Friday, May 24, 10am - 6pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Helena Reijnen (Fashion Dolls in Miniature)

155 Euro (including all materials, but no furniture)

Participants: min. 4, max. 8 people
Language: German, English, Dutch, French

No. 2: Crown Jewels

..., imbedded in a velvet jewel case, will be crafted during this workshop taught by Sun Lemmens. It is an exquisite „Nalladris“-replica of a pearl and diamond collier that the last Russian tsarina Alexandra once wore. For this necklace to work out as beautifully as its ideal, you need good eyes and/or a good magnifier as well as a steady hand.

Date: Friday, May 24, 10am-5pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Sun Lemmens (Nalladris)
Price: 110 Euro (including materials and velvet case)
Participants: minimum 4, maximum 8 people
Language: German, English, Dutch

No. 3: A bureau

..., designed by the famous Art Nouveau designer Émile Gallé in 1903 and a matching chair designed by miniaturist Arjen Spinhoven are the core of this workshop. Students will learn how to put together the two MDF furniture kits and – even more interesting – how to make them look like real mahogany wood using acrylic paint and varnish. The instuctive workshop is also suitable for beginners.

Date: Friday, May 24, 11am - 5.30pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Arjen Spinhoven
Price: 140 Euro (including materials)
Participants: minimum 4, maximum 8 people
Language: German, English, Dutch

No. 4: Up and Away

... is where you'll go during workshop no. 4. Mike Thomas of "Seaside Miniatures" is inviting you once more to craft a scale 1:48 lighthouse with his participants, making sure that they are able to safely sail around all dangerous cliffs while constructing and painting the lasercut kit. The little rowing boat will also be made seaworthy. The lighthouse can be opened from the back and is equipped with all the furniture a lighthouse keeper needs to feel at home.

Date: Friday, May 24, 10am - 6pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Mike Thomas (Seaside Miniatures)
Price: 125 Euro (including materials)
Participants: minimum 4 people
Language: English

No. 5: A Copper Frying Pan

... will be forged at workshop no. 5, led by Marie-Louise Markhorst. Once the frying pan is done, a brass handle will be crafted, professionally soldered and securely riveted to the pan.

Date: Friday May 24, 11am - 4.30pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Marie-Louise Markhorst
Price: 105 Euro (including materials)
Participants: minimum 2, maximum 6 people
Language: English, Dutch

No. 6: Lighting Up Your Dollhouse

... will be taught during workshop no. 6 with Roland Sachse, the electrical expert of „Bea’s Miniaturen Manufaktur“. This has been the topic of his workshops before, but this time, the class will be less theoretical than before.
Although you can never get by without any theory if you would like to electrify your dollhouse properly, this class includes theory as well as practical elements, including electrical engineering, soldering in different scales and finally crafting an Advent wreath or arrangement with four burning SMD/LED candles made from real wax.

Date: Friday, May 24, 10am - 6pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Roland Sachse (Bea's Miniaturen Manufaktur)
Price: 125 Euro (including materials)
Participants: minimum 4, maximum 6 people
Language: German

No. 7: Scale 1/12 Character Heads - fully booked

... will be modeled by Stefan Niehues-Ellermann’s students during this workshop. Step by step, the inventor of the modeling mass „BeeSPuttY“ will show you how to best handle his material to get perfect results. Students will learn the basics of modeling by crafting a character head scaled 1/12. At the end of the class, every student should have crafted a presentable workpiece. Previous knowledge is not necessary.

Date: Friday, May 24, 10am - 6pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Stefan Niehues-Ellermann
Price: 130 Euro (including materials, tools will be lent)
Participants: minimum 3, maximum 10 people
Langugage: German, English

No. 8: No Witchcraft

... is needed to build this richly decorated witches‘ table. Iris Arentz will show her students how to build the table (15cm width, 13cm height and 7cm depth) from a DIY-kit. Afterwards, students will craft candles and candle holders, fill and close containers and craft a couple sample baskets, books, hats, wands and tarot decks. The rest of the decorations can be made at home after the workshop.

Date: Friday, May 24, 10am - 5pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Iris Arentz (Trezoortjes)
Price: 140 Euro (including crafting materials, glue, patina and varnish - for an extra 50 Euros you can order materials for decorating a big witchcraft shop)
Participants: minimum 4, maximum 10 people
Language: German, English, Dutch

No 9: Bookworms

... will love the topic of workshop no. 9 led by Karin Caspar. Students will learn how to craft their own stack of books, including the weathering of paper and leather. At the end of the class, you will have built one or two nicely decorated stacks and at least two open books. The exact number of the books you make is up to you.

Date: Friday, May 24, 11am - 5pm, A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Guide: Karin Caspar
Price: 90 Euro (including material)
Participants: minimum 5, maximum 12 people
Language: German, English






Workshops 2019

On Friday, May 24, 2019, various high-class miniaturists are offering nine very diversified and educational workshops in the run-up to the next 1zu12-Miniatures fair at the A2 Forum Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Here, you find an overview of what you can learn from the professionals this time. Take a good look around, but don't wait too long to send in your application, because the numbers of participants are limited!

Please send your application to:

1zu12 - Die Messe
Marblicksweg 67
D-59555 Lippstadt
Tel. (+49)2941 810980

Last date for application is May 1, 2019!