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Creative with Nature

Contact Name: Joe Gregory

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22 Rochdale Road
OL14 7LD

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About Creative with Nature

My name is Joe Gregory, I'm a full time willow sculptor based in Todmorden West Yorkshire. I've been weaving for 12 years, initially self taught and this has led me to develop a series of popular & achievable full day and 2 day weaving courses in sculpture and basketry. As well as teaching from my studio & gallery in Todmorden, I teach across the North West & I now have other highly skilled craft professionals teaching with me too. Joe. xx

Creative with Nature's Courses

Yorkshire - Next course on 26th October 2019
These 2 day courses are designed for beginners and intermediates. In my beautiful, light studio in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, spend a weekend learning basketry techniques to weave your own strong storage basket with a unique wooden handle, a traditional English shopper or a really sturdy log basket! (1 day courses are also available). Go to my website for more information and to see everything I have coming up. I also teach at other venues across...
West Yorkshire
Weave your choice of larger bird; heron, goose, pheasant, chicken, or a choice of your own on this full day course. All materials provided and expert tuition from Joe Gregory to help you achieve your perfect willow bird sculpture (other animal sculpture courses are also available). Courses are run from her Studio and Gallery in Todmorden and a few select venues around the North West. Get in touch for more information on courses. Go to...
Yorkshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
I've developed this course a few years ago. I teach a lot and enjoy creating sculptures that will be achievable over just a day for beginners. I'd seen much more intricate "heads" by a couple of other weavers and I had an idea I could simplify and make into a 1 day course. Suitable for beginners and intermediates, over the day you’ll learn basic sculpture techniques to create your own unique and ethical trophy stag...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
Come and enjoy a day of leather working. Make yourself a beautiful apron in butter soft pigskin suede with buffalo nubuck straps and solid brass fittings. Personalize it with a name tag for an extra special present or something luxurious for yourself. Learn strap cutting, pattern making, attaching buckles and finishing in a small, friendly and informal workshop, working with Catherine Edwards a professional and nationally exhibiting leatherworker. The workshop is open to beginners and...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 21st July 2019
Join us at our creative studio for one of Laura Barnes Mosaic courses at CWN in Todmorden. Laura has been teaching art of various kinds for many years all the way up to college level. She has a fine art degree and a Masters in Ceramics! We're very lucky to have such a talented and experienced teacher with us. On one of Laura's courses you can upcycle, learn animal mosaic techniques, mosaic especially for the...
West Yorkshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
Silver clay is a fantastic medium to work with! The versatility of clay, but with silver!! The end result is pure silver and stunning results can be achieved even by beginners. Laura Barnes, with many years teaching experience and a Masters Degree in Ceramics, will guide you through the process to create a piece/s that are unique to you and totally professional looking! Taught in the light, airy and warm studio of Creative with Nature...
Yorkshire - Next course on 24th November 2019
My reindeer/stag sculpture 1 day workshops are one of my most popular weaving workshops. In this fun 1 day session you'll learn basic sculpture techniques to create your very own stag! great in the garden or as a display for Christmas in the home. These courses book up fast! Go to my website to see everything coming up and you can book there too: ) As well as running from my venue in Todmorden I...
Yorkshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
A new sculpture course for 2019! I have become well known for my willow sculpture courses and I'm always looking for new, interesting projects. Last year I took some time out to develop dog sculptures. Designs will be kept to medium to small dogs, to make sure they can be completed in a day. You can bring your own idea or work from one of my designs. Stylised dogs work well, a fox terrier, whippet...
Yorkshire - Next course on 21st November 2019
We run various sessions of this course including a couple of evening classes and at a couple of other venues. Please make sure to check our website for full details on courses as these tend to fill up and we may add more: ) I love this class! I've been developing it for a number of years, adding things, taking a few things out, really honing it, so over the day you'll weave a range...