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New - Birds on Wire - creating small sculptures in Derbyshire

Birds on a Wire - creating small Sculptures.

Duration: One day (10am-4pm)

Price: £65

Book with: Liz Wellby
at Liz Wellby - Artist, Teacher & Maker

The Slipper Studio

Course Start Dates

Saturday 8th February 2020
Saturday 29th February 2020

About the Course

Post Christmas and New Year, February can be a challenging time of the year and so is the perfect time to book a workshop and learn some new skills. Join me at The Slipper Studio on the edge of the Peak District for a relaxing and creative day.

Fine and flexible wire is a lovely material to work with, enabling you to create characterful objects, with a drawn-like quality to them and all without causing harm to your hands. You will learn how to create a range of small and decorative pieces of sculpture, which will take pride of place in your home.

We will aim to create 3 beautiful outcomes, exploring joining techniques, wrapping, shaping and sculpting wire, with a bird theme. Will yours have a Valentine flavour?

This workshop will suit folks with experience of different creative processes and techniques.

About the tutor

Liz Wellby is a versatile and experienced artist, teacher and maker, with a particular interest in sculpture and printmaking. Following the completion of a Fine Arts degree at Loughborough University and subsequent post graduate studies, she returned to Derbyshire, where for over 25 years she has lived and worked. Home for Liz, her husband and a cat called Bert, is now a small village on the edge of the Peak District.

It’s possible to arrange this workshop on different dates; should you wish to book 3 or more places for friends and family, the cost is £65 per person or £75 each for 2 people.

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?

The workshop will run from 10 - 4pm, with places limited to just 5 and costs £65, including: materials and use of equipment, plus refreshments served throughout the day; just bring your lunch - slippers are optional.

Please use the contact form if you have any questions or wish to book your place.

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