3-day of enjoyable & instructive personal tuition - tailored to suit beginners & experienced carvers. I'll show you how to work on your personal projects from masonry to completed artwork, and advise you on how to continue to develop your skills after the course. Maximum 3 students per course, which allows a great deal of specialised attention. Reduced fee for 2 or 3 bookings.
Tool skills & Carving techniques.
Working in 3-dimensions.
Do you want to learn a new skill? Stuck for a fun Christmas Gift? Then join us for a fun and friendly workshop in Container Candle Making
Learn how to make exquisite gifts for family & friends, brides & bridesmaids learn how to make your own wedding decorations & favours. Or maybe you would like to start your own artisan business? Whatever the reason, you are very welcome to join us for an informative and...
Mosaic course with experienced artist tutor Joy Sturgess
Joy offers one and two day courses.
Fee for one day: £45
Fee for two days: £90
On the one day course you will be able to make a mosaic for indoors, for example a picture to hang up, coasters, a bee, seahorse, a sign for the bathroom or bedroom. You can work from your own design idea or I can help you come up with a...
These 2 day courses are designed for beginners and intermediates. In my beautiful, light studio in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, spend a weekend learning basketry techniques to weave your own strong storage basket with a unique wooden handle, a traditional English Shopper or a really sturdy log basket! (1 day courses are also available)
Go to my website for more information and to see everything I have coming up. I also teach at other venues across...
Learn how to make a piece of jewellery on this one day course. You can make either a pair of earrings (studs or drops) OR you can make a pendant (you may be able to make both depending on the size you decide on).
You will be shown a range of techniques which will enable you to come up with your own design.
The format of the class will consist of a series of short...
Would you like to make your own natural skincare products?
Jools ran her own organic skincare company for several years creating a range of natural cosmetics and she is willing to share all of that information with you.
On the course you will learn how to produce:
Natural Soap Bars with embedded effects
Fragranced Fizzy Bath Bombs
Body Butters using Aromatherapy & Fragrance oils
Therapeutic Bath salts
Moisturising Lip Scrubs
Sugared Body Scrub
Introduction to Greenwood Craft - a weekend course
A 3 day course to introduce you to Green wood craft, using a Pole Lathe, basic craft tools and making simple rustic furniture.
Over the course, you will cover the following:
Be introduced to basic woodland management and spend part of the first day in the woodland learning how to fell and coppice small trees for greenwood craft and consider different types of native timbers [wood] and...
Learn how to make rings using traditional hand tools & jewellery making methods.
This one day course is a fun way to spend a day and at the end you will have a beautiful set of three silver stacking rings to take home.
This course is taught with demonstrations to a small group with individual attention being given to students where needed.
You can customise your design by adding texture if you want to or...
This course is ideal for beginners with an interest in ceramics and who wish to participate in an enjoyable practical ceramics course.
You will have the opportunity to develop skills in hand building principals, coiling, slab building, pinching and surface relief for ceramics including under glazing and glazing. You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop a final piece in your `Guided making time`, which will be linked to...
These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional wooden carved Rocking Horse. We will show you the traditional approach to Rocking Horse carving using hand tools.
Previous carving experience is not necessary - all skill levels are accommodated and each student will successfully complete the carving of a Rocking Horse's head during the Course!
Three days individual tuition.
Carve-a-Head courses run 10am till 4pm on the first two days, 10am to 3pm...