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Pewter Work - Tour of Techniques
Wednesday 24th May 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Bonnie Mackintosh

£80
Pewter is a soft, pliable metal and lovely to work with. This course offers an introduction to the craft of pewterwork, made popular by the Arts and Crafts Movement. You will learn the basic techniques common to all pewterwork projects. Using simple hand-held tools, you will be shown how to give texture and form to flat metal sheet to produce an attractive sampler of techniques. Very little is needed in the way of equipment so this craft can easily be continued at home.
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Pewterwork Light Catcher
Thursday 25th May 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Bonnie Mackintosh

£80
Spend a day creating a mirror or light catcher framed in decorative pewterwork. We will use a mirror tile as a base for the attractive pewter surround. You will learn how to give decorative texture and form to flat sheet metal through the process of pewter repoussé, a craft made popular by the Arts and Crafts Movement.
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Printing Taster Day
Thursday 25th May 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Victoria Squires

£80
Learn the basics of three printing techniques; silk screen, transfer printing and block printing. At the end of the day you will leave with several successful prints ready for framing or fabric ready to be stitched into a hand-printed interior accessory. The tutor also supplies aprons, t-shirts and tea towels to print on, should you wish. She is a trained teacher and has worked for several years in the fashion and interior business, selling her clothing and giftware to Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Macy’s and numerous local shops.
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Your Craft as a Business
Friday 26th May 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Yvonne Sonsino

£80
This course will help you unlock your potential as an artist and/or crafter in order to earn money and develop your career potential. We will explore what you want to achieve from your career, how to market and sell your work, including traditional techniques and an introduction to digital marketing, and will work on maximising your confidence and presentation style.
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Oils Made Easy – Delicious Fruit
Friday 26th May 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Lin Kerr

£80
Oils Made Easy –Painting fruit that looks real and delicious is an excellent starting point for beginner oil painters – even if you eventually want to do other subjects. We’ll look at how to create volume using just a few strokes of the paintbrush. If you are new to oils and feel a bit nervous – don’t worry, as you’ll soon become so absorbed in your painting that you’ll relax and have fun.
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