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High definition wire sculpture/soldering courses, specializing in insects, fairies and dragons


Duration: full day 10am - 4.30pm

Price: £100

Run by: Roger Russell
at High Definition wire sculpture

01420 478909

This course is also taught online.

140 Red House Caravan Site
Hogmoor Road
Whitehill
Bordon
Hampshire
GU35 9HS

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About the Course

This is a wire sculpture and soldering course, suitable for beginners or experts. and are bespoke to meet the students requirements .

Lessons are taught in my warm studio workshop equipped, with every tool you can imagine , including projector for teaching larger groups

I will be teaching students how to form wire and solder/braze togeather, making a range of wire insects, fairies, or any thing else, it's up to you.

If there is something you would like me to show you how to make, or a skill we can focus on that send a picture in advance and I will do my best to accommodate you.

If you have a large project say 2 meter dragon I am able to teach you stage by stage. I will be teaching all students, I have over 30 years experience at wire sculpture and soldering brazing and welding down to micro level, please see pictures of some of my work.

Micro insects can be taught in a few hours. bigger pieces will take longer for a beginner - please get in touch to discuss. The classes will be limited to six students per class.

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?

I will supply all tools, soldering irons, all materials needed , there will be a small charge for materials (copper wire and sheet) you take home what ever you make.

Free tea and coffee through out the day please bring a pack lunch


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I loved my day of soldering with my sister. Roger was very patient and gave just the right amount of help to ensure we learnt the correct techniques but still came away with a good start to our project. This is a skill that does take some time to learn and we may have to come back for another lesson if we get stuck later, but a very fun day. Thanks!

- - #14058

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- - #13397

My girlfriend and I had the pleasure of joining Roger for a day of private tuition! He introduced us to a range of exciting new mediums that we had not used before. Braising was a revelation!
Seeing his work in the flesh was exciting. His precision is beyond impressive, even if I am a bit more haphazard!
Overall it was fun sharing stories and learning new skills over plenty of cups of tea! We came away with nice creations too.

- - #13246

Cleo and I spent a day with Roger, he made us feel really welcome and he was very patient as we had never done anything like this before, We learnt an amazing amount and loved every minute of it. Would highly recommend him as he made it all so easy to understand. Will definitely go back.

- - #13191

Went to Roger wanting to be able to form wire fairy/dragonfly wings and solder. After going through the tools and getting fmiliar with stretching/bending wires we got on to soldering.
In less than a day I manage to produce a really nice set of wings and went away with lots of ideas for things to try.
I've been back and learnt to dome copper sheet and get a bit more advaced with my soldering skills.
Roger is a patient tutor who showed me what to do , explaining why we were doing it and then letting me have a go at it until I needed him to step in and help.
Got good results and now have lots of ideas of what I could make. I also now have 5 or 6 projects on the go including a full size wire head and several different wing shapes.
Would recommend this course for anyone wanting to have a go but put off by how hard they think it is, its really not!

- - #12243

Roger is really friendly and accommodating. He is also very patient so it was a pleasure being taught by him all day. I learnt and did more than I expected to, and I even came home with a tiny dragonfly!! I know the basics of micro soldering after just one course and can't wait to buy my own iron and get started :)

- - #12041

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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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