About the Course
Come and join us for a day of creative fun and enjoyment with step-by-step tuition and practical demonstrations to help you design and create your own coastal cottage scene.
Start by choosing a piece of wood for the base of your design. Then select your wooden cottages which are handmade from recycled timber and are ready to paint and personalise. Once the cottages are glued in place it's time to accessorise your scene with a variety of seaside features.
The driftwood pieces average between 6” and 12” in length and the houses/buildings are approx 1” to 2” in height. As each piece of driftwood is unique the size of the finished sculptures will vary.
We are two sisters, Melanie, a teacher and Debra an artist with over twenty years experience. The Seal's Whiskers workshops have been inspired by our love of all things coastal, we spend our free time beach-combing and creating unique artwork using the flotsam and jetsam.
We are able to run the workshop on weekdays for a minimum of six people, please message with date and number of places you require.
The workshop is located in a peaceful North Yorkshire village two miles from the A1 motorway and three miles from Knaresborough railway station (from where collection can be arranged).
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials are included, driftwood/reclaimed wood, rusty nails, beads, wire and fabric.
Paint, glue, disposable aprons and the use of tools.
Refreshments available throughout the day.
Please bring a packed lunch, due to the village location there are no local shops or restaurants.
Limited availability on the May course.
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