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...
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 run from her Studio and Gallery in Todmorden and a few select venues around the North West.
Go to her website for more information on these courses, to...
- Next course on 24th February 2019
This is my most popular sculpture course! Weave your own Willow Hare, Sitting, Leaping, it’s up to you! Learn simple sculpture techniques to create a unique sculpture that has wonderful movement and form.
I really love weaving these Hares and I get such good feedback from people coming on my courses.
I teach this at my studio in Todmorden which is light, airy and warm to a group of no more than 8.
- Next course on 23rd February 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...
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...
These sturdy and pretty plants climbers look great in the garden, are suitable for pots as well as in the ground and plants love them. Over the day there will be enough time to weave 2 climbers and a dragonfly for the top.
Silver Clay is a fantastic medium to work with! The versatility of clay, but with silver!! The end result is pure sliver 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...
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. Stylized dogs work well, a Fox Terrier, Whippet...