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Lucy Churchill's Stone Carving Workshops
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Lucy Churchill's Stone Carving Workshops
North Yorkshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£440
3-day of personal tuition - enjoyable & instructive, 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. A maximum 3 students per course, which allows a great deal of specialised attention. Reduced fee for 2 or 3 bookings. Topics covered: Tool skills & Carving techniques. Working in 3-dimensions. What tools you'll need, and where to buy them. Chisel sharpening. Where to locate stone....
Leather craft for beginners and improvers
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Leather craft for beginners and improvers
South Yorkshire - Next course on 8th September 2019
£115
This course is suitable for beginners or those wishing to improve their leather craft skills.There is a choice of a card wallet or passport cover to make and a range of beautiful coloured dye to add to your vegetable tanned, full grain leather. You will learn how to: Cut leather from a pattern Prepare for stitching Hand sew leather using saddle stitch Set rivets Use leather dye Use a variety of traditional leatherwork tools This is an intensive one day course, and it is a great introduction to working and...
Green wood spoon carving day
Platinum AWARD
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Green wood spoon carving day
Yorkshire - Next course on 8th September 2019
£85
A one-day course with Dave Jackson, basic spoon carving is an excellent, relaxing opportunity to get away from it all and do something different for a day, in the peace and tranquillity of our Woodland Craft Area. Over the day you will learn the basics of the 'age-old' craft of spoon carving using green (unseasoned) wood. You will learn various 'grasps' and carving techniques using a mora carving knife, how to carve with an axe and how to hollow the spoon using a crook or spoon knife. These courses are...
Carve a rocking horse head
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(19)
Carve a rocking horse head
Yorkshire - Next course on 19th September 2019
£350
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 on the final day (but we will start earlier and run later if need be!),...
Create a stunning pebble mosaic feature for your garden from multiple Gold winning Artist David James
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Create a stunning pebble mosaic feature for your garden from multiple Gold winning Artist David James
West Yorkshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£175
About the pebble mosaic course: Maximum number of 4 people per course at Olicana's workshop in central Ilkley, one of Yorkshire's most picturesque towns. Learn how to create a stunning pebble mosaic that will provide a talking point for your garden from David James of Olicana Mosaics. You will be taken through all the steps involved in creating a square or circular or shell shaped pebble mosaic measuring 45cm/18inch square or in diameter. This will weigh about 20kg (45 lb). Time will be given to discuss materials, methods, tools and...
Square Zarzo basket making
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Square Zarzo basket making
Yorkshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
£85
Learn how to make the square form of this style of stunning contemporary basket using tension weaving and beautiful bindings. Originating from Spain this basket is formed in a very different way from our traditional English stake and strand baskets – each one is a very unique based upon your choice of willow, the number of weavers you choose to use and the tension you put into the basket. Working in white, buff, and or brown willow you can create endless options on pattern and colour. You will also explore...
Beginners ceramics course: hand building, glazing and firing
Bronze AWARD
Beginners ceramics course: hand building, glazing and firing
North Yorkshire
£260
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 you research and sketchbook practice. The course runs for 8 weeks at Creative Studio York...
Flower fascinators, Leeds, one day millinery workshop
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Flower fascinators, Leeds, one day millinery workshop
West Yorkshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£89
In this workshop, we will be concentrating on learning a whole range of flowers that you will be able to use on your hats and fascinators, and in fact on anything else you wish! You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours, as well as beads and wire and something called abaca. This workshop will concentrate on having a go with lots of different types of flowers, and then you will have the option to create a finished fascinator with...
Green wood kitchen utensils
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Green wood kitchen utensils
Yorkshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
£170
A two day course where you will learn the basics of splitting and shaping greenwood to make a range of kitchen utensils including rolling pins, spurtles (stick for stirring your porridge!), spatulas and chopping boards. Using various tools including knives and small axes, this highly rewarding greenwood craft is suitable for complete novices and those with experience. Useful and beautiful kitchen utensils must be supremely functional, hygienic and fit comfortably in the hand. What better way to ensure all three criteria than to make your own. The course introduces students...
The Venetian School of Painting
Bronze AWARD
The Venetian School of Painting
North Yorkshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£75
Tutor: Patrick Smith BA (Hons) P.C.E.T/PGCE Course Content Learn and experience a one day taster session of painting like the old masters. You will learn how to prepare a panel, lay a prime or ground layer, draw freely from the still life set up provided in charcoal, working tonally prepare and lay down a grisaille then - using glazing medium and technique - work in layers to build up tone and hue. Who is this Venetian School of Painting for? This is a workshop suitable for all levels of experience....

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