Meet our Teachers

Rachel Smith-Evans

Furniture Painting

Based at the heart of old Liverpool docks, Rachel is often seen covered in rainbow paint and donning vibrant boiler suits. Her portfolio includes a wide range of projects, from fiberglass sculptures to Vardo Wagon restorations, boats, and piano transformations. You can book Rachel for colorful home or business murals. She's skilled in hand-painted techniques, airbrushing, and spray painting!

Louise and Deb

Floral and Wreath Design

Sisters Louise and Deb uniquely combine their creative skills to bring creative floral art and artistic face and body art to events.

With over 20 years experience, they love inspire creativity, sharing their knowledge and expertise, running classes and workshops.

Here at Make CIC Louise and Deb have enjoyed running the popular Festive Wreath Making Classes Woodland Wreaths and owl door hangings.

Dr Helen Jones

Dr Helen Jones has 12 years art teaching experience. Helen achieved a 1st Class honours in Fine Art and continues to be a practising Artist from her home studio in Chester. She completed an MA in Art Education and then completed a Doctorate in the subject. She has delivered adult art workshops nationally. Helen has also taught art in Tuscany, the Congo, Rome and Finland. Previous workshop attendee


Diane is a classically-trained pastry chef, now making sourdough bread at Fika+ (Chester), and working on the field at Cheshire Market Gardens. Passionate about sustainability, she makes a point of using locally-grown produce as much as possible, often turning to foraging & fermenting to minimise waste and use ingredients to their full potential.

Olive Ritchie

Olive transitioned into carpentry after years of hands-on creative pursuits. She's excelled at top creative organizations in Liverpool like Fact, Bluecoat, Lipa, and the Tate. Originally a Creative Arts graduate, she pursued her true passion, carpentry. For the past 7 years, she's been a carpenter and gallery technician, specializing in set construction.

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