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Greater Manchester - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Carving spoons from fresh wood is a fantastic hobby that has become hugely popular recently. Turning a tree into your own practical and unique wooden spoons using an axe and special carving knives is inspiring, engaging and addictive! It's the perfect way to start working with wood. We will work together carving from a log to a cooking spoon. You'll take home a practical and beautiful utensil to use in your kitchen every day as...
West Yorkshire
Come and celebrate the arrival of spring by making your own fused glass standing flower panel. During this two and a half hour workshop you will learn how to layer powdered glass, frit and stringers together with hand cut pieces of glass to create your own unique piece. No previous skills are needed. Each participant will make a piece approximately 40 x 10 cm in size, or if you prefer you could choose to make...
This course in on a one to one or two basis and as required. During this 6 hour course you will learn the basics of copper foiling stained glass. You will be shown how to score and break glass, design aspects and then we will discuss what you are going to make and your glass choices. Due to the course overrunning in the past, you will make a suncatcher, small panel that has no more...
The course is structured in a creative and supportive environment, so that you can learn the art of creating a stained glass piece, which you will complete on the day and be able to take away with you. These courses run continuously throughout the year. Workshop days are Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, mornings or afternoons, and Tuesday evenings. One session would be a 2 and a half hour slot. Tuition and help is on hand...
Learn stained glass in a working studio in this weekend workshop. Taught by Rachel Mulligan, an award winning professional stained glass artist with over twenty years experience. Only the finest quality mouth-blown glass is used, as Rachel believes that if you start with the best materials you will end up with a superior art work. A maximum of four students can be accommodated at a time. 10am-4pm. Please get in touch for more details.
Derbyshire - Next course on 1st July 2019
An exciting opportunity to develop your skills and creativity. Students of all abilities are welcome – including complete beginners. Tuition will cover both copper foil and leaded light techniques although you may choose one or the other or both for your project(s). Over the 5 days you can design and make own chosen projects. One to one tuition ensures plenty of assistance supporting more ambitious pieces than may be possible on our 2-day course. This...
Suffolk - Next course on 25th October 2019
Stained Glass: Painting With Light This course is suitable for all abilities since there will be time for everyone to learn or practise the appropriate skills they need to design and create at least one leaded stained glass panel. Basic design concepts, different types of glass, glass cutting and leading techniques will all be covered so that you can design, assemble and finish at least one complete coloured panel during the week. Carole Gray is...
Stake and Strand Basket Making - one day course Students will make their own stake and strand basket during this one day course using traditional techniques. Basketry making is the weaving of un-spun vegetable fibres, usually to form a container. Baskets making done from any wood, vine, leaf, or fibre that could be formed into a desirable shape. Basket making survives in many parts of the world today in forms, techniques, and materials similar to...
This is a 3+ day Stone Sculpture workshop with expert Simon Keeley Simon is a favourite tutor at the much acclaimed West Dean College and we are delighted he travels up from Surrey to take a course here every year, he says he loves teaching at this venue! Greystoke Cycle Cafe walled Tea Garden in the north Lakes, a perfect tranquil location looking out over Greystoke Castle estate. Most students prefer to work in the...
Cumbria - Next course on 26th September 2019
A 3 day late September Stone letter carving workshop with expert Pip Hall. Pip is one of the favoured letter carving tutors for the Lettering Arts Trust, and is a renowned letter carver and tutor. She taught here regularly several years ago and we are delighted she is returning to Greystoke to take another of her wonderful courses. To sustain your carving you'll be treated to lovely 2 course Aga lunches, home baking and fresh...