Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook Road, off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL
01202 841400  info@walfordmillcrafts.co.uk

Education

 

Adult Workshops: Jan-Mar

January, February, March 2022

Please Note: Booking is essential for all workshops and is done direct with the tutor.

List of classes for the full year


Sat 29th Jan - Living Willow Garden Sculpture - Nina Stockings

Make an amazing 5ft tall living willow sculpture for your garden, which will last for years and provide new deep red willow withies for you to cut and weave with each year. You will learn some basic weaving techniques and learn about how the willow is grown and processed. Plant pot and compost supplied. Refreshments are included.

Times: 9.30am – 12.30pm & 1pm-4.30pm

Date: 29/1/22 and 5/2/22

Cost £55

To book: https://cademy.co.uk/green-spiral-willow

For more information please call Nina on 07491 130423 or email: yanina.s.ys@gmail.com

Sat 5th Feb - Living Willow Garden Sculpture - Nina Stockings

Make an amazing 5ft tall living willow sculpture for your garden, which will last for years and provide new deep red willow withies for you to cut and weave with each year. You will learn some basic weaving techniques and learn about how the willow is grown and processed. Plant pot and compost supplied. Refreshments are included.

Times: 9.30am – 12.30pm & 1pm-4.30pm

Date: 29/1/22 and 5/2/22

Cost £55

To book: https://cademy.co.uk/green-spiral-willow

For more information please call Nina on 07491 130423 or email: yanina.s.ys@gmail.com

Sun 20th Feb - Introduction to Reduction Lino Cutting - Robin Mackenzie

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique.

You will be taught the principles of designing for print, how to separate your design into two colours, methods for cutting lino, and how to print a two colour reduction print on Robin's 1854 Albion press.

Venue: Walford Mill
Time: 10.30am - 4pm
Cost: £70 (All materials are provided for each class)

Please contact Robin on 07979 812083 or email robin@robinmackenzie.co.uk to book

Sat 26th Feb - Silver Clay - Grainne Reynolds

See: https://www.timestotreasure.co.uk/classes

grainne@timestotreasure.co.uk
Tel 07808078418

 

Sat 5th Mar - Drawing and Painting Classes 'Inspired by Nature' - Julie Herring

Get closer to nature, by ‘Drawing from observation’ with tuition and guidance by Artist/Tutor, Julie Herring.

Friendly, adult classes, suitable for beginners and improvers.

Subjects over the various drawing classes with Julie will be Spring & Summer flowers, seasonal flora, hedgerows, shells and a selection of items from the tutor’s own natural collection. Indoor or outdoor sketching. Please bring sketchbooks and pencils and/or watercolours. Other materials provided. Enjoy the Mill, riverbank and natural surroundings for inspiration.

Venue: Walford Mill

Booking essential. Please call or email Julie for bookings and further information.

Julie Herring, Artist/Tutor
tel: 07720 353454
e: info@earth-art.org.uk www.earth-art.org.uk

Fri 11th Mar - Drawing Class - Victoria Manser

Contact: Victoria Manser Art

 

Sat 12th Mar - Willow Bird Feeders - Nina Stockings

Make three attractive willow bird feeders. One to fill with fat balls, one for seeds and a hanging bird table. These make great additions to your garden or thoughtful handmade gifts. You will learn how the willow is cut and processed and learn
some of the key willow weaving techniques . includes refreshments, please bring your own lunch


Time: 10am-4pm

Date 12/3/22 and 12/11/22

Cost £65.00

To book: https://cademy.co.uk/green-spiral-willow

For more information please call Nina on 07491 130423 or email: yanina.s.ys@gmail.com

Sat 19th Mar - Stacking Rings Workshop - Natalie Chan

In this full day course, held at the stunning Walford Mill in Wimborne Dorset, you will start at the very beginning with a brief introduction to the essential tools used by Silversmiths and jewellers around the world. The ‘Introduction to stacking rings’ course is designed for complete beginners who want to learn the basic silversmithing techniques. You will then go on to make 3 stacking rings (1 copper and 2 sterling silver) to either gift or wear with pride at the end of the day.

The course will include;

* Introduction to the tools of silversmithing and how to correctly use them to go onto making more goodies at home. (All tools will be provided on the day for you to use).
* Introduction to texturing metals; hammering, line hammering, stamping etc
* Introduction to measuring, cutting and preparing metals for soldering and joining.
* Introduction to filing, sanding, polishing and finishing - to achieve a professional finish.

On the day, once shown how to use the tools, how to achieve a textured surface and how to join metals, you will be guided through making 2 silver stacking rings and 1 copper ring for you to take home in your very own ‘I made this’ pouch.

Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost £80+materials

For further details and to book a place visit:

https://www.peekingduckjewellery.com/product-page/stacking-rings-workshops

Sun 20th Mar - Introduction to Wood Engraving - Robin Mackenzie

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique.

You will be taught the principles of designing for wood engraving, methods of engraving into a block of end grain wood, and how to print from your finished block, using Robin's 1854 Albion press.

Venue: Walford Mill
Time: 10.30am - 4pm
Cost: £70 (All materials are provided for each class)

Please contact Robin on 07979 812083 or email robin@robinmackenzie.co.uk to book

Sat 26th Mar - Silver Clay - Grainne Reynolds

See: https://www.timestotreasure.co.uk/classes

grainne@timestotreasure.co.uk
Tel 07808078418