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This handmade copper OR gold wreath will certainly be a show stopper, not only this winter but for many to come, as unlike natural wreaths it won’t decay!
Learn metal embossing skills to create your own 3D designs and use wire to embellish the wreath further. We will then burn the metal foils with a small blow torch to reveal the beautiful colours conducted by the metal if using copper.
You will be shown a range of techniques and get to experiment a little before committing to your design. You will learn, embossing, heat colouring, wire sculpting, metal sculpting and composition.
This is usually a very expensive art form to learn, so make the most of this bargain while you can!
It is the perfect workshop to get you in the festive season.
About the artist
Dr Helen Jones has 12 years art teaching experience. Helen achieved a 1st Class honours in Fine Art and continues to be a practising Artist from her home studio in Chester. She completed an MA in Art Education and then completed a Doctorate in the subject. She has delivered adult art workshops nationally. Helen has also taught art in Tuscany, the Congo, Rome and Finland. Previous workshop attendees say Helen has a warm and encouraging nature.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This workshop is for people aged 16+ only.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
We are a stone’s throw away from Hamilton Square train station which is just a short walk down Cleveland street and accessible from all inner city Liverpool Stations and all Wirral line stations.
There are numerous bus stops nearby and around the Hamilton Square area, all just short walks away from our space. These include numbers: 41, 216, 217, 409, 410, 411, 413, 414, 423, 811 and several others.
Follow the signs for Hamilton Square. We don’t have any designated parking for visitors but there is a range of paid and free parking close by.
– Cleveland Street
– Prince Street
– Elgin Way
– Duncan Street
– Hinson Street
More on wirral.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel
Free and unlimited parking:
– Russell Street (5 min walk)
– Brooke Street East (5 min walk)
How accessible is the venue?
The workshop is located on the ground floor which provides full accessibility to the premises including toilet provisions.
Will there be refreshments?
Our onsite café Nettle will be open throughout the day and serves a selection of drinks, cakes and lunches. Vegan and gluten free options available.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Feel free to get in touch with the Make CIC office at 0151 601 8665 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
If you find that you cannot attend then you are welcome to pass your place on to a friend who may find it useful. Please let the organiser know if you need to do this.
Alternatively tickets can be transferred to a future event up to 7 days before the event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, a register will be taken at the workshop, it isn’t necessary to print your ticket.
What is the refund/cancellation policy?
Refunds will be offered in the event of the class being cancelled – in this instance we will give as much notice as possible, usually at least 5 days, and offer alternative dates if appropriate.
This class does have a minimum requirement of ticket sales to proceed, so there is a possibility of it being cancelled, but we will contact you five days before if this is the case.
If for any reason you find you are unable to attend then please get in touch and a refund can be offered up to 7 days before the workshop.
This is because we pay our practitioners fair wages for their work- giving refunds on last minute cancellations would mean that practitioners would not be paid for the preparation they have put into their classes.
*Refunds will be given minus Eventbrite fees, unless Make CIC cancel the class, in which case a full refund will be given*
The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?
Please bring along a print out of your ticket if the registration does not match the attendee, or contact email@example.com to have them change the ticket so it contains your name.
What can I bring into the event?
You don’t need to bring anything but yourself. All materials are provided.