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Sign making courses

Find sign making workshops around the UK and learn to make beautiful signs to decorate your home and garden or for special gifts. Sign making can use a variety of creative skills such as woodwork, mosaic, pyrography, painting and more.

£10
Devon
Join a friendly group of mosaic makers, making mosaics, sharing, support and ideas you want to make. Create a personalised mosaic artwork or contribute to an organicARTS mosaic in the community garden. This is a very relaxed, laid back and friendly workshop, however we do offer support to help you create your vision. We have lovely natural surroundings here on the farm so you wont be short of inspiration.
£15
West Sussex - Next course on 25th April 2019
Pyrography is the burning of designs by controlled heat into wood and other items. This is a first level class in the art of Pyrography being suitable for novices and crafters alike. Be warned - its fun and addictive! Great for a Mother and Daughter day, Birthday Experience, or Couples Wedding Venue Decorations. Come along alone or with a friend, a warm welcome is extended to everyone. After a brief introduction you will be able...
£30
Teesside - Next course on 26th April 2019
Come and enjoy an evening 6.30pm to 9.30pm making wonderful rustic signs. Whether you are on your own or with friends you are sure to feel comfortable in my cosy studio in Middlesbrough. The session consists of staining or painting your wooden piece that will be your sign. You will then be guided through how the stencil is applied and how to choose colours that suit your base colour best. You can then use your...
£30
Cornwall
On this course you will have the chance to make your own gorgeous painted heart tray and decorated sign. Choose your own colours and wording and embellish with a range of different images to create something lovely and bespoke for your home. Come and craft into Spring and make your home reflect the season.
£45
West Midlands - Next course on 12th May 2019
During this half day workshop, you will make your own house number sign using vintage crockery pieces and glass with various effects. Using up-cycled and repurposed materials, you’ll create something to be really proud of. Sarah will demonstrate how to safely use the tools and equipment, to cut and shape the crockery and glass. Then you can pick the colours and design the sign. Sarah will talk you through the mosaicing process from designing, arranging,...
£65
Devon
During this extended 1-day session you will learn the craft of glass etching with a chemical cream, then use the technique to decorate your own stunning glass and metal lantern (I also offer a 3-hr session, please see my other listings on craftcourses.com). I will begin the session by introducing a range of simple techniques to create and apply your own stencil design, then demonstrate the use of glass etching cream. This process is very...
£72
Lothian - Next course on 8th June 2019
In this one-day workshop, led by Eco Upcycler Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw, you will learn to transform discarded planks and pieces of reclaimed wood into stylish indoor signs, coat or key hangers. We will start the day by preparing our planks and practising a number of painting and upcycling techniques, including texture building, distressing, stencilling, and decoupage. We will look at how to protect your pieces so they can be used outdoors or in slightly humid...
£95
Kent - Next course on 25th April 2019
Using Annie Sloan Chalk paints we will make a large Personalised Sign on pine wood. They are beautiful keepsakes and will look great in your home as a work of art! Sign will say HOME or LOVE we are official Annie Sloan chalk Paint teachers and stockist of the Famous and longest running Brand. Mainly one to one but also Ideal for a Mother and Daughter or friends get together.
£565
Staffordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
This fantastic course will cover all the basics of traditional signwriting, from preparation, layout and design, to shading, lining and brushwork, and you will have your own painted sign (and new-found skills) to take home with you at the end of the week for all to admire.