Three day course in plaque making
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About the Course
This course can be booked up to a week in advance and is an introductory course on plaque making .You will have a finished product to take away with you at the end of the course.
This is a three day course in making a sign from scratch. We start with making the pattern with a choice of fonts and styles in letter and numbers we will advise on the layout so that your plaque looks professional. Then you might want to choose from flowers - trees or an animal such as a rabbit cat or dog or bird or you may want to use another symbol to add to the plaque . The pattern is then treated and sent to our local foundry to be cast in aluminium. This process takes up to two weeks ,when it arrives back you will be able to come in and paint the plaque with enamel paint .
We will drill holes in if you require as the plaque lasts many years and you may want it outside your house or you may want to give as a gift. We have a range of shapes to choose from some are oval some are rectangle and some have a raised edges or flat edges. You might want to wear a craft apron to protect clothing. You will complete two days first, then come back for the last day when the plaque sign is back from the foundry to be painted. This course is ideal for any one who enjoys making things.We can come out to you to deliver the course if you are a thirty mile radius from our address. We are happy to take block bookings and carry out workshops at galleries.
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 tools are provided. We will provide tea coffee and biscuits there are toilet facilities and parking. Enamel paint is provided; we use small paint brushes but you may bring your own if preferred. This course is an ideal gift or day out doing something different using traditional methods. The plaque will last many years as it is cast aluminum .