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Wire sculpture courses

Wire sculpture courses, classes and workshops taught by independent artisans all across the UK. Want to learn the art of creating beautiful items and baskets out of wire? Wire sculpture course for beginners and more experienced wire workers.

£180
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th August 2019
Come and get wired one weekend! Learn how to use wire and other materials to make the sculpture of your choice – the only limit is your imagination. This course is perfect for releasing the creativity that we all have inside ourselves, regardless of your ability or experience. And the best part is that wire is so accessible you can carry on doing it at home with minimal expense. Join James Ort for this inspiring...
£70
East Sussex - Next course on 18th May 2019
Join Nikki for this one day taster course, experimenting with a range of mixed media skills to create one of Britain's favourite garden birds. You will be supplied with an armature, air dry clay and modelling tools, and will be shown through various stages how to model from photographs, leaving plenty of time to let your imagination run wild decorating your piece with a mixture of wire, paper, collage, and beads. All my courses are...
£200
West Midlands - Next course on 20th May 2019
A three day course, from 10am to 4pm. Working in wire and then plaster from a pre-prepared steel armature. You can create a figure or piece to your own design. The course will be taught by Miranda Wakeman who is a professional sculptor and teacher with 20 years experience.
£130
Hampshire
This is a wire sculpture and soldering course, suitable for beginners or experts. and are bespoke to meet the students requirements . Lessons are taught in my warm studio workshop equipped, with every tool you can imagine , including projector for teaching larger groups I will be teaching students how to form wire and solder/braze togeather, making a range of wire insects, fairies, or any thing else, it's up to you. If there is something...
£125
Wiltshire - Next course on 15th June 2019
Develop and refine your practical and creative sculpture skills, exploring a complete creative arc: from preparatory working drawings and observation skills, to the development of a three-dimensional composition, and practical methods for constructing, modelling and finishing your sculpture. My courses focus on sculptural techniques using fired clay, wax modelling, wire armatures, and mould making for lost wax bronze casting. There are one or two tutors for each workshop depending on the technical requirements of the...
£65
Derbyshire
Join artist, teacher and maker Liz Wellby at The Slipper Studio, for a relaxing and creative day. With a gentle nod to Valentines Day, create a little flock of Love Birds using a combination of paper, metal and wire. The workshop is suitable for a range of abilities. This would make an ideal Valentine gift for a loved one. Liz will host the workshop at her home studio. The venue is beautifully presented, with handcrafted...
£250
Swansea
A one or two day course aimed at total beginners or experienced metalworkers. Priced at £250 for one to one work: add another £50 per extra group member, up to a maximum of six people. (note I only take groups who know each other). Price per per day of training Children are welcome, above the age of six. The course covers an introduction to Mig Welding (Mig welding; a commonly used industrial process for assembling...
£350
Devon - Next course on 16th November 2019
Create your own sandcast artworks with metal inclusions - 2 Day Workshop run by glass artist Jenny Ayrton. Location: Day 1 : Jenny Ayrton's studio, 56 Stone Barton Rd, Plympton, Devon, PL7 4LS. Day 2 : Teign Valley Glass, Pottery Rd, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9DS. Course Content: Day 1 - I will introduce you to the process, then plan your individual designs and work together to create your wire models. Day 2 - We...
£50
East Riding of Yorkshire
A one day course where you will make a bird sculpture from chicken wire. Your choice can range from pheasants, geese, ducks, chickens, blackbirds, curlews, and owls. Material costs are extra dependant on which bird you choose to make. Suitable for beginners. You will be taught and guided through the whole process by Susan Nichols who has been making sculptures from chicken wire for over 15 years. At the end of the day you will...
£75
Cumbria
We're excited to host the well-known wire sculptor, Chris Moss, at Swallows & Artisans. Chris uses a variety of metal materials, including new and recylced wire and mesh, to create stunning 3D sculptures particularly wild and domestic animals and birds. Chris has a love of nature and all her work reflects a detailed study of the anatomy and character of her subjects. Chris works on commissions and exhibits her work across the UK. In this...