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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.

£70
East Sussex - Next course on 6th October 2018
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...
£150
Cumbria - Next course on 9th October 2018
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...
£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...
£175
Oxfordshire - Next course on 31st October 2018
Come and make sculpture out of less traditional materials. Wire is so expressive and gives you endless possibilities. It’s like drawing in air! Join James Ort for this inspiring and practical course that will teach you free-form wire sculpture techniques to bring your ideas to life. You can make animal or human figures, abstract forms or decorative pieces – basically anything goes! The wire used is surprisingly easy to handle and can be cut and...
£350
Devon
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...
£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...
£75
Rhondda Cynon Taff
Framed Wire Willow Tree Workshop Learn how to create this beautiful framed willow tree. I'll take you through the process, step by step. All materials will be provided and the use of tools. Take home your own lovely piece of wire art. Venue: Giles Gallery The OId Methodist Chapel Cowbridge Road Pontyclun RCT CF72 9EG Time: 10am - 4.30pm Tutor: Amanda Treverrow Cost: £75 Only 6 places available to ensure each person receive quality tuition,...
£200
London
You will design and make your own automaton or puppet over four sessions. Firstly you will learn simple metal crafts; marking, drilling, shaping and joining by various means including soldering, tapping and nuts and bolts. You will be shown example mechanisms, experiment with motors and a variety of mechanical tricks that will enable you to actually make your idea and have something to be proud of the take home. I have been teaching adults for...
£73.84
West Yorkshire - Next course on 29th September 2018
Having admired the work of Yorkshire wire sculptor Chris Moss at a number of exhibitions over the years, we are thrilled to welcome her back to Skelton Grange Environment Centre to lead this workshop for us. During the day you will learn to create a life sized wire sculpture duck or chicken of your very own - all materials and tools will be provided. Skelton Grange is a beautiful, light eco-building set in a nature...
£80
Hampshire
This course will teach students how to make a 7inch dragon fly from tinned copper wire. Students will be taught how to form the parts of the dragonfly using various gauges of wire with the aid of drawings , former's and templates. Students will then be taught how to solder these formed shapes together to make a dragon fly. The course will start with basic wire forming techniques using hand tools, and soldering using electric...