Thursday, September 22, 2011

Derryaun Crafts -Workshop Updates, Co. Mayo

 Derryaun Crafts - Workshops

Thursday 6th Oct. Metal Work – Copper and Art Glass Bead Pendant.  
Design and make a copper pendant from scratch. This workshop is an introduction to basic copper work on a small scale for jewellery. Learn how to forge, cut and stamp sheet copper, melt copper wire to form a ball end and make a wire wrapped loop. No experience is need. Cost €75.00

Wednesday 12th Oct. Stitch, Bead, Embellish!  
Learn how to create small 3D objects….a focal bead, a hair ornament, a pendant or what ever takes your fancy. These little free-form creations require several techniques - beading, simple embroidery stitches and wirework.  As well as learning structural techniques you will also develop and strengthen your ability to combine colour and texture to please the eye. The ability to use a fine needle and thread is essential for this workshop.  Cost €75.00

12th & 13th November Woven Wild  Animals and Bark Drawing with Tom Meskell.  
Two day environmental sculpture course. This is a two day  exploration of the use of natural materials and their potential in creating sculptures and bark drawings in the beautiful setting of Derryaun, Drummin.  In this time we will have an overview of environmental art and will through walks identify and collect material that is suitable for making sculpture. Cost €160.00 (covers two days)

For more information or to book any of the classes contact Suzi Sullivan
Derryaun Crafts
T: +353 (0) 98 21888

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