In-person course
in Wirksworth, Matlock

Willow Sculptural Forms (1 day) in the Peak District

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Description

A taster day using willow to make simple sculptural forms. Practice random weave techniques to create spheres, hearts, pods, fish or other organic shapes. The class may be studio or garden-based, depending on the weather. We back onto organically farmed land with views across the fields to Carsington Water making it a lovely place to work. Open to all – both beginners and those with experience. “We had a fantastic day!” “Thank you for a wonderful willow taster session. My mum and I really enjoyed it and I am really proud of my poppy seed head” K.K. Tutor: Anthony Hammond Anthony Hammond is an award winning artist, sculptor and craftsman based in North Staffordshire. Skilled in a range of creative and sculptural techniques, he works in a variety of media including willow, ‘green’ wood and stone. He encourages the use of locally sourced and coppiced materials. His focus is on large scale public art works, private commissions and teaching. Start time: Join us from 9.30am for tea/coffee and introductions. Tuition starts at 10.00am End time: Tuition finishes around 4.30pm There is an hour for lunch and breaks whenever you wish. • Purpose built studio in beautiful Peak District setting • Relaxed, creative atmosphere • 6 - 8 students per workshop • Open to both beginners and those with experience • Good fresh food, homemade cakes • Accommodation on site and nearby if required • Private groups welcome (minimum 4 people) For further information or any questions please select the 'Ask a Question' button to be put in touch with the course organiser.

What's included in the price?

Course fee includes professional tuition, lunch and refreshments - an additional materials fee applies. There is a charge of approx. £10 – £15 per person for materials. This covers the willow you will need for the workshop. Tools are provided but feel free to bring your own secateurs if you prefer. A tasty light lunch is included. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available all day to help yourself and there will be home-made cake mid afternoon. Accommodation available at extra charge: 'Godfrey Hole Cottage' - On site. 2 bedrooms. Sleeps 3 'The Counting House' - Georgian town house in Wirksworth, 1 mile away. 1 bedroom. Sleeps 2

Duration

1 day (9:30am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts

Maker

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Zantium Studios Ltd

with Craft Courses since 2017

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Venue

Zantium Studios, Godfrey Hole House, Near Hopton, Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4DF

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Stag dos
  • Hen dos
  • Romantic
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • UK Holiday
  • Accommodation offered
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