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West Country Creative Ltd

Contact Name: Jo Hunter

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Plowden Park
Newton Down
Lifton
Devon
PL16 0AS

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Bead making with Millefiori style Polymer clay
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Bead making with Millefiori style Polymer clay
Devon - Next course on 4th October 2019
£65
Polymer clay is a versatile modelling medium which can be used to make stunning jewellery. On this beginner’s course you will learn how to select or make your own clay colours; how to condition the 'raw' material; how to mould and shape your designs and how to build a clay cane - the millefiori process. You'll also learn how to apply your cane and how to 'finish' your beads to achieve a professional look. Towards the end of the day, we will string your favourites so you will go home...
Button making with polymer clay
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Button making with polymer clay
Devon - Next course on 12th October 2019
£60
Polymer clay is a fantastic material for making buttons. In its raw state, colours can be mixed to suit and shapes can be easily textured and moulded into a huge range of shapes and sizes. Once baked, it's machine washable and lightweight, so if you are a stitcher, carder, knitter or felter, or just enjoy learning a craft, this course is for you. Your tutor, Jo, will explain and demonstrate how to make your own molds; prepare and condition the clay; select and mix colours; shape and texture your buttons;...
Dome pendant with Polymer clay
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Dome pendant with Polymer clay
Devon - Next course on 20th November 2019
£65
Polymer clay is an amazingly versatile material. One of the joys of using it for jewellery making is that it is so lightweight which means you can make large, statement pieces which are very easy and comfortable to wear. On this workshop you will make a stunning 3D dome shaped pendant using your favourite colour combinations. We will create some amazing surface patterns and learn how to shape and make your pendant using complex construction techniques. You’ll be able to add a focal bead or white Cubic Zirconia too, if...
Polymer clay Mokume Gane beads
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Polymer clay Mokume Gane beads
Devon - Next course on 31st October 2019
£65
'Mokume Gane' is a Japanese term which refers to layering metals to achieve a wood grain effect. We will explore the technique by combining thin sheets of your favourite colours into a clay stack. We will then impress an intricate pattern and, using finely cut layers, create a set of 3D disc beads. Once cured, we will sand and string them to make a stunning, statement necklace and matching earrings.
Polymer clay sparkle! Necklace and bead making in Devon
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Polymer clay sparkle! Necklace and bead making in Devon
Devon - Next course on 25th October 2019
£65
For those who love a bit of glitz and glamour! Polymer clay is a fascinating medium with which to use a range of metallic foils as the effects that can be achieved are seemingly endless. On this course, you'll learn how to prepare your clay and apply imitation gold, silver or copper leaf to a clay sheet. We will enhance the effects of the foil by adding alcohol inks - the patterns and effects you can create are simply beautiful! Everyone will design their own necklace and make a selection...
Shawl Pins with Polymer Clay
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Shawl Pins with Polymer Clay
Devon - Next course on 23rd October 2019
£60
On this workshop you will learn how to make 2 decorative pins using polymer clay. The pins make gorgeous and unusual gifts with which to fasten a woolly wrap, decorate a knitted hat or scarf, or embellish a chunky knit. Polymer clay is an ideal material with which to make a decorative pin as it is lightweight and therefore won't pull the garment out of shape. It can also be moulded, shaped, textured and blended to produce fabulous colours and design details, creating beautiful, wearable pieces of art! Working with...
Silver and polymer clay combo - best of both!
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Silver and polymer clay combo - best of both!
Devon - Next course on 8th October 2019
£85
If you’re new to working with polymer and/or silver clay, why not have a go at both? This class will give you the opportunity to learn or refresh your skills with the two materials together, whilst providing a great starting point for creating new, exciting and unique jewellery. Students will have the chance to make a simple pendant and drop earring set for example, which combines both silver and polymer clay elements. We will look at design ideas, the necessary considerations when working with each material and how to create...
Silver charm making with precious metal clay
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Silver charm making with precious metal clay
Devon - Next course on 16th October 2019
£165
Silver metal clay is an amazing material! Made from recycled silver, mixed with organic binders and moisture, it can be textured, shaped, cut and moulded like clay, but, when it's fired, it reverts to become 99.9% fine silver again. This means that you don't need any prior jewellery making or silversmithing skills to enjoy this media and make beautiful, fine silver jewellery pieces! The workshop will start with an introduction to 3D design considerations and the opportunities that silver clay gives you for adding amazing detail and features within your...
Silver clay beads
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Silver clay beads
Devon - Next course on 6th October 2019
£98
Silver metal clay is an amazing material! Made from recycled silver, mixed with organic binders and moisture, it can be textured, shaped, cut and moulded like clay, but, when it's fired, it reverts to become 99.9% fine silver again. This means that you don't need any prior jewellery making or silversmithing skills to enjoy this media and make beautiful, fine silver jewellery pieces! This fun and relaxed class will teach students how to make a hollow form lentil or tube bead. Jo, your tutor, will help you design your bead,...
Silver clay jewellery for beginners
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Silver clay jewellery for beginners
Devon - Next course on 9th October 2019
£95
Silver metal clay is an amazing material! Made from recycled silver, mixed with organic binders and moisture, it can be textured, shaped, cut and moulded like clay, but, when it's fired, it reverts to become 99.9% fine silver again. This means that you don't need any prior jewellery making or silversmithing skills to enjoy this media and make beautiful, fine silver jewellery pieces! This is a friendly, relaxed and supportive workshop. With a strong emphasis on developing skills and learning good practice, you will spend a day making fine silver...
Silver clay jewellery weekend in Devon
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Silver clay jewellery weekend in Devon
Devon - Next course on 26th October 2019
£198
Silver metal clay is an amazing material! Made from recycled silver, mixed with organic binders and moisture, it can be textured, shaped, cut and moulded like clay, but, when it's fired, it reverts to become 99.9% fine silver again. This means that you don't need any prior jewellery making or silversmithing skills to enjoy this media and make beautiful, fine silver jewellery pieces! If you’re new to the magic of silver clay and want to learn lots of skills, techniques and tips in one concentrated burst, then this is the...
Silver ring making with precious metal clay in Devon
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Silver ring making with precious metal clay in Devon
Devon - Next course on 11th October 2019
£105
Silver metal clay is an amazing material! Made from recycled silver, mixed with organic binders and moisture, it can be textured, shaped, cut and moulded like clay, but, when it's fired, it reverts to become 99.9% fine silver again. This means that you don't need any prior jewellery making or silversmithing skills to enjoy this media and make beautiful, fine silver jewellery pieces! On this fun and relaxed workshop, you’ll learn how to measure and size your ring correctly, allowing for clay shrinkage; how to prepare the mandrel to take...