SILVER CLAY WORKSHOPS
Silver Clay Beginners Workshop
This is a one day beginners course where you will learn how to make your own silver clay jewellery. You will be taught about using silver clay and produce three finished pieces using various techniques. No previous experience is required. The class runs from 9.30am to 5.00pm with a break for lunch. All materials will be supplied but if you require extra clay or gems you can buy more on the day. For dates, see Events page. Cost £85.
Taster Silver Clay Workshop
This is a three hour beginners course where you will learn how to make your own silver clay jewellery. You will be taught about using silver clay and produce two finished pieces using various techniques. No previous experience is required. The class runs from 10.00am-1.00pm or 2.00pm-5.00pm. All materials will be supplied but if you require extra clay you can buy more on the day. Cost £40.
Hollow Form Beads Workshop
This workshop covers making beads using silver clay with instruction on various techniques. It is aimed at students with previous knowledge of working with silver clay. You will be shown how to make your beads, embellish and fire them. You will be given sufficient Silver Clay to make three different types of beads and all necessary materials will be supplied. If you have a texture or tools you would like to use please bring them along but this is not a requirement for the workshop. The class runs from 9.30am to 5.00pm with a break for lunch. There will be refreshments and cake available but please remember to bring a lunch with you.
Beads you can make in this workshop include:
- Lentil beads
- Triangle wrap beads (croissant beads)
- Hollow beads using syringe and cork clay or another suitable base.
Nature Captured in Silver
We will use various elements from nature e.g. leaves, shells, seed heads and other favourite or meaningful items and make them into lovely jewellery by either painting on silver paste or making a mould. Bring your own elements or choose from the variety available in the studio or garden. No previous experience is required for this workshop. Materials for this workshop will be charged extra, depending on what you make. Cost £80.
Silver Clay & Glass Workshop
This is a one day beginners course where you will learn how to include glass cabochons in silver clay jewellery. You will be taught about . Some experience of using metal clay would be beneficial. The class runs from 9.30am to 5.00pm with a break for lunch. All materials will be supplied but if you require extra clay or glass cabochons you can buy more on the day. Cost £120.
SPECIAL OCCASION WORKSHOPS
Christmas Creative workshop
Come along and make some Christmas jewellery as gifts or to get you in the Christmas spirit. This is a lovely opportunity to make some very personalised gifts for the special people in your life. You will be shown how to make your jewellery but if you have previous experience of using silver clay you can do your own designs, with help if you need it. Materials are not included in the price as it will depend on what you choose to make. Cost £60.
Christmas Glass Decorations workshop
Come along and make some Christmas Glass decorations as gifts or to get you in the Christmas spirit. Using pieces of glass, make a Christmas tree, snowflake or wreath hanging. This is a half day workshop, either 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm. All materials are included. Cost £50.
The wedding, anniversary or other special occasion may be over, but by taking something from a bouquet and using silver clay, you can turn it into a piece of silver jewellery as a wonderful memento that lasts forever. Take a leaf, petal or flower head and use silver clay paste or make a mould to transform them into amazing silver jewellery. All materials for this workshop will be provided. Cost £100.
Hen Parties - Silver Charms
How about arranging a workshop where you can make a special charm for the bride-to-be and when they are finished they will all be put on a bracelet making a very special gift. Everyone will make one or two charms for themselves, depending on size. Cost £95.
Wedding workshop - Silver Rings
Why not arrange a very special workshop for the bride and groom to come and make their own rings? You will be shown how to use the silver clay to make a ring (or other items if you prefer) and by the end of the workshop you will go home with something very special. Cost £125.
This is a one day workshop where you learn the basics of making jewellery alongside the tools and techniques required. You will learn how to make charms to create a bracelet or earrings. No previous experience is required. The class runs from 9.30am to 4.00pm with a break for lunch. All materials will be supplied. Cost £50.
This is a one day workshop, learning the basic techniques of wet felting. You will learn how to make a felted flower using various colours to produce a corsage or a cobweb scarf with some embellishments. No previous experience required. The class runs from 10.00am to 4.30pm with a break for lunch. All materials will be supplied. Cost £50.
Glass Beads for Jewellery
This is a one day workshop as an introduction to using glass to make beads and pendants for jewellery. You will find out about using plain glass and dichroic glass (glass containing metal oxides) and how to cut and fuse it to produce a few pieces to take away with you. The class runs from 9.30am to 4.00pm with a break for lunch. All materials will be supplied. Cost £50.
If you are booking a group of 4 or more, please contact me for rates and offers.
Hosting a Workshop
If you would like to host a workshop get in touch and we can see what we can arrange. The host gets their tuition for 50% as long as there are a minimum of 4 people, excluding the host. Travel is free within a 20 mile radius.
If you would like to come along and use the studio and all the facilities, equipment etc, just get in touch to arrange a time. The studio will be available on Monday mornings from 10.00am - 1.00pm. for a studio fee, other times can be arranged on request. You can also arrange to use the kiln, kiln fee applies depending on how much you need fired.
Other workshops are available. If you have something you're interested in doing please get in touch via the contact page.
Places on the workshops a limited. Once payment is received, your place is booked and you will get a confirmation email. Tea, coffee and cake will be available. Please notify at the time of booking if there are any special dietary requirements.
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