Garden Bird Sculpture using paper, wire and clay

Duration: 1 day

Price: £70

Run by: Nikki Szabo
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DC2 Studio
137 - 139 Seaside Road
East Sussex
BN21 3PG

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About the Course

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 suitable for beginners!

A wooden mount board is supplied but if you prefer you can bring your own.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and equipment including plenty of tea and fresh coffee throughout the day. Please bring your own packed lunch.

Just bring loads of enthusiasm and your own wooden mount board if you prefer!

Want to review this course?

Nikki was really lovely! She had so much patience..,especially when my birdy (peter I've called him!) wasn't playing ball! My fault as I had made him a bit too chunky ;).
Really interesting course, beautiful surroundings; even got a delicious lunch! 😊

Look forward to seeing what other courses Nikki has to offer for the future.

Thanks again Nikki!

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Response from Nikki Szabo:

Thank you so much Vanessa. I had a lovely day too, and I hope Peter is settling into his new home!
Hope you see you again soon.

I’ve done a lot of courses and this was one of the very best! An interesting and varied project. Good for beginners yet everyone was wowed by the result. The tutor Nikki is really lovely. Highly recommended

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Response from Nikki Szabo:

Hi Laura,
Thank you so much for writing that lovely review!
It was so lovely having you at the class. As I said before there was a heck of a lot of information to cram in, but you did really well and your bird looked absolutely gorgeous.
So definately show it off!!
I have now added more dates to the class, so you are more than welcome to bring your friend.
It would be lovely to see you again!
All the very best,
Nikki x

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 6th October 2018
Sunday 11th November 2018
Saturday 24th November 2018

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