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Coppersmithing courses

Find copper workshops around the UK. Learn techniques for working with copper, such as copper raising, jewellery, enamelling and sculpture, with talented tutors.

£65
South Yorkshire
A fun session for the festive season, learning the skill of hand piercing, with silversmith Charlotte Tollyfield, to produce unique copper creations for the tree or as an ideal token gift to commemorate the year. You will be greeted by Charlotte at the entrance to the Persistence Works studio building, where her workshop is based, in the heart of Sheffield, who will accompany you to her studio where you will start the day with an...
£60
Wiltshire
Dilys Fisher of Rosy M Design has been running enamelling courses since 2005. This is a wonderful ancient craft where enamel powder (ground glass) is applied to copper and is then fired in a kiln for approx. 1 minute until the enamel becomes molten and attaches to the copper. If 3 students book together its £60 each, 2 students £90 each or 1 student £180. Courses are suitable for both complete beginners and those with...
£550
Lothian - Next course on 7th October 2019
On this bespoke 4 day course, silversmith Bryony Knox will show you how to design and make your own Arts & Crafts inspired copper clock. This is an ideal introduction to various metalwork techniques whilst making your own beautiful object to love and treasure. This course will run over 4 days from 10-5pm each day. Beginners - Advanced Bryony will explain the way to design and make a free standing clock using techniques popular amongst...
£195
South Yorkshire - Next course on 27th July 2019
Learn the specialist silversmithing technique of hand raising, with contemporary silversmith Charlotte Tollyfield, and create a beautiful copper bowl using traditional hammer techniques. A great introduction for beginners and perfect practice for those wanting to increase their skill. In a maximum class size of two, you will spend two days with Charlotte in her workshop in the heart of Sheffield, where you will learn the techniques of annealing, blocking, raising and plannishing whilst creating your...
£45
Monmouthshire - Next course on 16th June 2019
In this 3 and a half hour workshop, you will learn how to cut a silver/copper pendant from a selection of basic shapes with a jeweller’s saw or choose from a pre-cut selection, finish and de-burr your pendant, create texture using stamps and create your final pendant or earrings. Options to purchase a chain are also available. As we will be using basic shapes and no soldering is required, the workshop will take place over...
£250
Lothian - Next course on 26th October 2019
Introduction to chasing & repousse masterclass with Bryony Knox. Are you tempted to add this adaptable skill to your jewellery & silver smithing repertoire....Inspired by the stunning metalwork of the Glasgow Style or the Arts & Crafts Movement? Award winning Silversmith Bryony Knox teaches the ancient art of chasing & repousse- where sheet metal is formed and embossed using small steel tools, whilst held in pine pitch. Bryony Knox, an Edinburgh based silversmith, designs metal...
£90
South Yorkshire
Learn how to make a copper bowl in just one day at Studio Budgie Galore. This class is a great introduction to working in copper sheet to hammer form your own unique bowl. With guidance from your tutor, you will learn how to heat metal and form a flat sheet by blocking/sinking using a specialist hammer and sandbag. You will then learn how to form the metal as much or little as you wish to...
£110
Hampshire - Next course on 6th July 2019
Copper Bashing for Beginners with Professional Blacksmith Lucille. Lucille Scott is an experienced teacher and blacksmith who runs regular blacksmithing courses in Little Duck Forge at Eastney Pumping Station throughout the year. We also run a specific copper course, Copper Birds and Flowers, see the website for more details and dates. Copper Bashing for beginners Copper bowls and simple copper forms using fold forming techniques The day course will look at basic sheet metal skills...
£140
Greater London - Next course on 29th June 2019
This exciting day course in enamelling on copper explores the skills and techniques of kiln enamelling, a colourful jewellery course brought to you by Eleanor Watson from The Jewellery Boat. We'll be exploring enamelling step by step, learning to fuse finely powdered enamel onto the surface of copper to create a beautiful glossy surface. These ancient techniques were first used by the Chinese, Greeks, Celts and Egyptians to decorate metal and add colour to metal...
£320
London - Next course on 19th August 2019
A four day introduction to working with sheet copper as a sculpture material using the techniques of beating and brazing. Taking advantage of the excellent metal working workshop at LSW this course will show you the possibilities of working sheet copper, a great material for making outdoor sculpture, water features and hanging mobiles. This course will cover: Day One Creating designs using paper templates for cutting sheet copper. Carving wooden moulds and formers to beat...

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