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Essex - Next course on 3rd April 2019
Vitreous Enamelling is the art of fusing glass to metal at high temperatures, using a kiln. In a one day class (approx 5 hours) you will learn the basics of enamelling, including equipment, materials and then counter-enamelling. I will then go on to teach you several techniques such as sifting, wet packing, applying media. If you've been to a class before or would like to build on existing skills I can also teach additional techniques...
£89
Essex - Next course on 23rd March 2019
I offer day courses in Silver Clay. Silver clay is made from silver particles suspended in a binder which once sculpted and fired burns away to leave pure/fine silver (99%). It means that you can create beautiful silver jewellery easily in one session. As an enameller the reason I started using silver clay was to create pieces that I could then enamel, which can also be covered. Covered in the lesson are: Types of clay...
£75
Essex
Flamework/Lampwork bead making is the process of making glass beads using; in this case, a hot head. In this beginner's class (for up to 2 people) we will look at: equipment and health and safety, using the torch, making a basic doughnut shaped bead, plus decoration and some shaping. Expect to make around 8 beads in this 3 hour session, I can also help you build on existing skills such as making sculptural animal beads,...
£85
Essex - Next course on 7th May 2019
Felt Making Classes Felting is the process of fusing wool fibres (pre-spinning stage) together to create felt, which has numerous properties as well as being very versatile to use. I teach a range of needle felting techniques for embellishment or to create beads, 3D shapes, animals and felted pictures. Wet felting is also covered including making flat felt, and hollow things such as bags that doesn't need stitching, Ipad covers, tea cosies...the list goes on....
£90
Suffolk - Next course on 8th December 2019
One day Christmas felting workshop, taught by Toni Peers and run by the Field Studies Council. Spend a day creating presents or decorations using handcrafted feltmaking techniques. In this one-day class, Toni Peers will cover both wet and needle felting techniques that can be used to create decorations or presents. Handcrafted felt is made using pre-spun wool, the fibres are fused together to create felt either by force using a needle, or friction, heat and...
£90
Suffolk - Next course on 7th December 2019
Spend a relaxing day here at Flatford Mill, learning the skills of enamelling to create beautiful jewellery. You will learn how to fuse glass to metal, using pre-cut copper blanks which make fantastic pendants or earrings. By the end of this one-day class you will have made around 3 pieces, which make perfect handcrafted Christmas presents for family and friends. Your tutor Toni Peers, will guide you throughout the day to enable you to create...
£85
Essex - Next course on 11th May 2019
Encaustic art course is suitable for Beginners and Improvers. We will look at the wonder of painting with molten wax, using an iron and heated stylus. Students will be shown several techniques to get started, and then we will work on abstracts and landscapes as well as using the heated stylus to create more detail. Encaustic art is fabulous for beginners and for those who do not consider themselves 'artistic' because the results are instant...
£330
Suffolk - Next course on 25th October 2019
Weekend jewellery making course, including accomodation at Flatford Mill, with the Field Studies Council. This weekend course combines the skills of enamelling with those of making jewellery from silver clay. On the first evening of this course, Toni will give you an overview of enamelling, looking at the different techniques and explaining a little about the difference between enamelling on copper and silver. We will then spend a day looking at Enamelling on copper -...