WORKSHOPS AND COURSES

Workshops 
 Jan's workshops are exciting, inspiring and great fun. They are suitable to people of all ages and abilities and almost guarantee that participants will take away with them a piece of art to display or wear as well as fantastic memories and the urge to come again. Typically workshops run for a full day, involve hands-on activities and the opportunity for one-to one tuition as well as the chance to learn from others. All materials and tools are provided although you are welcome to bring your own materials to incorporate in your designs.

Whilst Jan offers the following programmes please contact her to commission workshops and courses to suit your specific needs.

To enroll for one of Jan's courses please email Jan by clicking the Contact tab on the main menu.

Most of the following workshops are run at the Athenaeum in Leasgill (LA7 7EX)  at Jans Home, or at Kendal Museum. total price for each workshop is £60. This includes:

  • £45 tuition fee
  • £5 for lunch (soup, bread, cheese and fruit) and refreshments (tea, coffee, squash, biscuits) throughout  the day and
  • £10  for materials

 

Wirework jewellery, sculpture,and Feltmaking

Workshops

At the ‘Athenaeum’ or Jan’s Studio, Leasgill Milnthorpe Cumbria LA7 7EX

With Artist and Designer Jan Huntley Peace

                             

  • Tiaras and Wedding  Jewellery Plus :  Make a beautiful tiara, head piece, collar or cuff using silver and copper wires, pearls and crystals. You will learn simple threading, twisting and coiling techniques to make patterns for your desired shape. This course is also suitable for anyone wishing to make wirework jewellery.
  •  Nuno felt Wrap and scarf: Jan will have her selection  of hand dyed wool and silk for you to make into a beautiful unique  wrap in just one day.
  •  Chandeliers:  During this workshop we will make a beautiful wirework chandelier for the home or garden using simple wrapping , bending and coiling techniques, using a selection of copper steel and enameled wires.
  •  Jewellery with a Twist :    Make a unique piece of wearable art! During the day we will learn incredibly effective and easy techniques that will allow you to build up shapes and patterns with wire and beads. By the end of the day you will have at least one finished piece and gained inspiration and skills to enable you to continue the art of wire jewellery at home
  •  Chandeliers: During this workshop we will make a beautiful wirework chandelier for the home or garden using simple wrapping , bending and coiling techniques, using a selection of copper steel and enameled wires.              
  • porcelain tea lights, chandeliers or brooches : this is a workshop over two Saturdays, we will be making bird and flower shaped flat porcelain pieces which we will make into beautiful brooches or small tea lights that could be hung or used as a table display, lovely for the garden or in a window .Max 5 students for this workshop.2 saturdays  £110.          

Contact : jan.huntleypeace@hotmail.co.uk or 01539 562811 to secure a place 

  • Next workshops 7th& 21st February 2015 [Jewellery with a twist] Kendal Museum
  •                            7th March & 11th April 2015 [Nuno Felt] 


                         

  •  For workshops at Kendal Museum contact 07554957525 .Station Road, Kendal. LA9 6BT 
  •   for workshops at
     
    Hesta Scene     contact :                                                                                   www.hestascene.com

 

  Workshops at Hestascene? 

Hesta Scene? is based in the delightfull village of Caldbeck near Carlisle and opened in April 2009. The working studio and shop is run by business partners and good friends Julie Coghlan and Karen Kennedy. They believe we have a great mix of established artists as well as up and coming new talent from Cumbria and the rest of the country.  Alongside the gallery space they have many other items for sale, the majority being British designed and made and if not we always try and source goods which are ethically produced.

   
   
   
   

For details and bookings for these and other courses at Hestascene, pleasego to www.Hestascene.com