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This is an amazing workshop, bringing together a number of different creative skills to make this stunning outdoor mobile for your garden. Our tutor Maria is a master of all crafts, which enables her to create this mixed media piece to a very high standard. You will learn intricate surface pattern pottery skills, lampworking, glazing and wirework.
This course runs over four consecutive Sundays : 26th April – 17th May at 2.00pm-4.30pm each week.
Week 1. You will create a collection of beautiful clay leaves, beads and spacers using surface pattern and hand building techniques.
Week 2. We will bring out the blow torches and create some amazing handmade coloured glass beads, known as lampworking.
Week 3. Learn different glazing techniques to create the look you want, then paint your clay beads ready for stoneware firing.
Week 4. Assemble your mobile wind chime using the clay leaves and glass beads you have made. Learning different wire work techniques you can create a design of your choice, add more beads and sea glass – all hanging off of a unique piece of drift wood.
This truly is a a special, one of a kind workshop, not to be missed!