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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.

Lancashire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
During this workshop Priscilla will share her techniques and processes showing you the vast possibilities of working with wire to create your own sculptures. You will learn how to manipulate lightweight wire using your fingers / pliers and then embellish your pieces with fabric, wax, and stitch. No experience necessary.
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....
Monmouthshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Come along and join us to make your own unique artful wire bird sculpture. You will choose from a variety of wires, steel, iron, copper and aluminium to create your bird. Full guidance and support will be given to create the features of your bird such as feet, body tail etc. Booking is necessary as places are limited.
Tayside - Next course on 26th May 2019
Wire Sculpture Workshop for all abilities with Jen Robson Artist Jen Robson will take you through a step by step process to create your own aluminium wire sculpture. This workshop is suitable for anyone from beginners to professionals seeking to experiment with wire as a material. You can create anything! …a representational form, animal or human, abstract, organic or geometric decorative art. Your final piece may be a hanging, or freestanding sculpture. Past classes have...
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 24th May 2019
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...
Make a beautiful wreath in the traditional style starting with a wire frame and learning how to build it up with moss. The tutor will then guide you through each step to build up a luscious green base with a variety of high quality foliage. We will complete the session by creating and placing adornments to make your wreath totally individual. All abilities welcome! You can turn any of our courses into a short break...
East Sussex - Next course on 29th June 2019
Join Nikki for a day making a variety of gorgeous paper lanterns to decorate your garden or home. During this workshop you will create a variety of lanterns out of a wire structure. We will be using tissue paper and a variety of mixed media processes to print, stamp and decorate. Come and join us and learn how to create something unique. Let your imagination run wild! This is a very easy, slightly messy but...
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...
Derbyshire - Next course on 9th June 2019
“I sometimes think that there is nothing so delightful as drawing”, Van Gogh. If you agree with Van Gogh and are an experienced artist or count yourself as an absolute beginner, it’s worthwhile practice to spend time exploring your drawing skills. Join Liz Wellby at The Slipper Studio in a relaxed and supportive environment, for a day of drawing. The venue is beautifully presented, with handcrafted workbenches and a wood burner, with views down into...
East Sussex - Next course on 22nd June 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...