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15 coppersmithing workshops found

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

You will start the session with a learning the basics of wirework, tools and types of wires used for various project. There will be a short practice session to form some simple shapes like angles, swirls and how to flatten them. There will be an option to choose a gemstone or beads want to use for your project or you can bring your own beads and jewellery to be upcycled and included in your project....
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th August 2019
On this 3 hour class, students will be introduced to the basic techniques for etching designs onto copper. Students will experiment using permanent markers and permanent ink stamping pads to create textures, patterns, and images on metal. Students will have the opportunity to make a framed picture and a couple of pieces of jewellery such as a pendant, key chain, earrings, or bracelet. No previous jewellery experience is necessary and this class is suitable for...
Monmouthshire - Next course on 21st July 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...
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...
South Yorkshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
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...
Monmouthshire - Next course on 3rd August 2019
Similar to the half day workshop, this full day workshop will allow you to learn how to cut a silver/copper pendant from your own design with a jeweller’s saw, finish and de-burr your pendant, create texture using stamps, learn simple soldering and create your final pendant or earrings from a choice of findings. No previous experience required. The workshop will run from 10.00 until 16.30 with a short break for refreshments. If you would like...
East Yorkshire
In your workshop you will learn the techniques to manipulate the wire to complete a wading bird using galvanised chicken wire. Once completed, your work will last a lifetime inside or out and never rust.  Alternatively you can choose to make a wonderful wire work hare out of silver or copper wire.
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...
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...
Greater London - Next course on 12th October 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...

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