Our 4.5 hr sessions are a fun opportunity for anyone who may be thinking about taking up pyrography as a hobby or those looking to further develop their pyrography, painting and wood and art skills and projects.
Our sessions are hands on and suitable for complete beginners through to those with more experience.
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult (at no extra cost).
Group bookings available (min 6 participants) contact us to arrange a date to suit you.
All our sessions cover the key skills in Safety in the studio, Transferring and mapping out images, Pen brush and stroke techniques, Creating your own piece/s, Contrast exploration and mixed canvas materials.
You may also choose to return onto future workshops and spend extra time with us to work on specific subjects such as portraits, landscapes, animals and abstract work. You can progress at your own pace through as many or few skills to suit your needs.
When you book with us let us know what your interested in most. This helps us ensure you get the most out of your day as possible.
PYROGRAPHY SKILLS WE CAN COVER
The safe use of pyrography machines
Choosing and experimenting with different wood types
Exploring and making your own pyrography pen tips
Designing and burning your own piece.
Composition and perspective in pyrography
Lighting, highlights, and shadows- introducing paints or colours.
Designing and creating your own piece working in the grains of the wood.
Fixing, protecting, and finishing your
PAINTING SKILLS WE CAN COVER
Safe use of equipment and paints
Preparing your surfaces (prior, and during painting sessions)
Mapping out your work
Colour and contrast for different canvas materials- wood types, slate and contrast to paper.
Brush strokes and paint mixtures for different canvas’
Creating depth- exploring base coats, highlights and lowlights.
Creating your own piece- responding to grains and textures.
Fixing, protecting and finishing your works.
CHARCOAL SKILLS WE CAN COVER
Working in two tones-Lighting, highlights & Shadows.
Exploring pace and speed when working in charcoals.
Preparing your canvas and Mapping out for charcoal.
Composition and perspective
Blending techniques for charcoal
Fixing, protecting and finishing works
Willow charcoal vs compressed charcoal vs colour chalks and pastels
Designing and creating your own piece -working in the grains of the wood. transparency vs block colour.
DUKE OF EDINBRUGH- SKILLS AWARD
Some participants may wish to attend our workshops as part of their skills award. Contact us for more information.
£50 PER PERSON PER SESSION. To book a place please email Chrissy at email@example.com or message direct on our Facebook page.
Please note lunch is not included but breaks for tea and cake is an absolute!
Cancellations: £15 of your payment will be a non-refundable deposit however if the session is cancelled due to covid regulations or weather warnings your payment will be fully refunded. If you need to cancel, we will refund up until two weeks prior to allow us to fill your space.
Please note; whilst we hold our workshops at The Wood Place, we are not based there. To contact us directly please call 07956433858 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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