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Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)

Contact Name: George Grange

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Browfoot Farm, Brow Foot Lane
Staveley
Kendal
Cumbria
LA89JQ

Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)
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About Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)

Take a look at our inspiring art and craft workshops , run by professionals - there is something for everyone. Come for the day and get making! Based in our two storey traditional Lakeland barn conversion, enjoy a social day in a friendly, relaxed environment, perfect to nurture your creativity. The art studio is a stunning open plan space and there is plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere Valley.

Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)'s Courses

Felt landscapes
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Felt landscapes
Cumbria - Next course on 13th October 2019
£68
Interpret a special landscape or view into a beautiful felt panel. Bring along a photo or choose from one of ours and learn to blend colours and enjoy the wet felting process. You will work on 2 pieces; an A4 flat panel based on an A4 landscape or sunset and a second piece that works with resists and introduces texture and 3D elements to a picture. You will learn how to blend colours and using water, soap and some agitation, turn this into a felt picture. After lunch we will...
From sketch to stitch
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From sketch to stitch
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£68
Make sketches, take photos or gather natural forms in the landscape that you can reinterpret into stitch. Enjoy working with colour and texture and creating layers and depth with appliqué. Add free-hand machine embroidery techniques and/or hand stitch and embellishment for definition & personal details. Some basic experience of sewing and using a machine is needed. You don’t need a sophisticated sewing machine for this technique – it is easy to pick up and fun to learn and experiment with. A great opportunity to create your own unique textile picture....
Mexican Offrenda
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Mexican Offrenda
Cumbria - Next course on 10th November 2019
£70
Mexican Day of the Dead festivities unfold over two days in an explosion of colour and life-affirming joy at the beginning of November. Join the celebrations and create your own exotic shrine using papier-mâché modelling techniques, paint and collage. In towns and cities throughout Mexico, revellers parade in exotic costumes, create colourful papier mache figures and shrines and make offerings to lost loved ones. These exuberant celebrations have been embraced across the world. Join us to create a box style shrine, with doors, that can be used to store photos...
Mosaic in a Day at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park
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Mosaic in a Day at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park
Cumbria
£70
Join us for a fun and relaxing day learning the art of mosaic. Create a colourful plaque to hang outside or to decorate a wall indoors, a trivet for those hot pots on your table or brighten up coffee breaks with your own mosaic tray. Treat yourself to a great day out and take home an original mosaic of your own. No previous experience needed. Kay Sandham Banks is an old pupil of the Lakes School, Windermere, who after going to Carlisle Art college & Trent Poly, set off for...
Needle Felt Animals at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park near Kendal and Windermere
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Needle Felt Animals at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park near Kendal and Windermere
Cumbria - Next course on 3rd October 2019
£68
Be inspired by a wide range of wonderful illustrations of animals for children. Base your design on one of these or you may have an animal in mind – a much-loved pet or character you have come across. Delicious 2 course lunch included in the fee. Felting is highly addictive and can lead to compulsive creativity! Join us for a relaxed and sociable day transforming fleece into a 3d animal of your choice. Using dry felting techniques you will blend wool to create subtle colours and sculpt a beautiful model....
Paper cut and collage 3D light boxes
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Paper cut and collage 3D light boxes
Cumbria - Next course on 28th September 2019
£68
Construct a magical world, building layers of intricate paper cut and collage to create an intimate scene, like a miniature stage set. From imaginary city scapes to mysterious folk tales, we will help you develop the skills to create art work that takes on a special quality when illuminated by simple LED lights. Kay Sandham Banks is an old pupil of the Lakes School, Windermere, who after going to Carlisle Art college & Trent Poly, set off for a practice job interview and came back 27 years later! She has...
Raku pottery at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park near Kendal and Windermere
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Raku pottery at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park near Kendal and Windermere
Cumbria - Next course on 19th October 2019
£140
Raku is a really amazing process that includes firing your own pots to create unique patterns and designs on your pieces. This course takes place across two consecutive Saturdays. The first Saturday you will develop hand-building skills to create a range of pots or models. These will be dried and biscuit fired ready for you to experiment with glazes and oxides the following week. If you are only able to attend the second Saturday, please get in touch. Dependent on numbers, we may be able to prepare a series of...
Silver bangle workshop perfect for Christmas gifts
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Silver bangle workshop perfect for Christmas gifts
Cumbria
£70
Join us for a fun day and learn how to make a bangle to suit the size and shape of your wrist. Open or closed, close or loose, oval or round, with significance or just nice to wear, you can create a silver bangle that incorporates your own design ideas and that you can feel proud to have made yourself. Amanda Hunter is a jeweller and educator who loves to teach people how to make jewellery. She has been running her own jewellery business, Passion Flower Studio, for 9 years...
Sterling silver jewellery
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Sterling silver jewellery
Cumbria - Next course on 21st September 2019
£70
Let the local environment spark your imagination. Using traditional jewellery techniques, create an original pendant or earrings inspired by water patterns or movement, plants and flowers or local wildlife. Develop your skills with saw piercing, doming, hammering, texturing, soldering and finishing to create a unique piece of contemporary jewellery. You are welcome to take photos, make sketches and gather textures on the farm to inspire your work or imprint into your designs. There is a stream and river nearby. This workshop is perfect for complete beginners and those with some...
Wooden spoon carving / Festive gift carving
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Wooden spoon carving / Festive gift carving
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£70
Carving decorative and useful utensils from wood is an ancient skill. Learn the easy, time-honoured and low-tech way of carving creative spoons and gifts out of wood. Revel in shape and colours, whilst learning safe carving and finishing techniques to enable you to continue on your own, The Swedish carving tradition uses mainly axe and knife, which sets it apart from other carving where a variety of chisels are needed. Hannah Ehlert trained for three years in a coppice worker apprenticeship with a variety of crafts people at the Bill...