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08 Apr 2024 10:00am – 12:30am
09 Sep 2024 10:00am – 12:30pm
09 Sep 2024 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Making wire alliums – workshop

by Vanessa Cook

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens, Stewart Lane, Stillingfleet, York, UK

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Chris Moss is back by popular demand for these wire sculpture workshops.

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On these courses you will learn how to make wire alliums, perfect as an extra feature in your garden borders or pots. Wire sculpture courses provide the opportunity to learn and develop new artistic skills. You’ll gain proficiency in working with wire, tools, and techniques for shaping and assembling wire sculptures. The workshops will be suitable both for beginners to wire sculpting and to Chris’ many fans who enjoy adding to their collection of wire sculptures.

Wire sculpture is a unique and versatile form of art that allows you to express your creativity and imagination. It offers a three-dimensional medium for artistic expression, enabling you to create intricate and dynamic sculptures. Ultimately, creating wire sculptures can be a deeply satisfying and fulfilling experience. Whether you’re a professional artist or simply looking for a new hobby, the act of crafting something beautiful with your hands can be incredibly rewarding.

Alliums are stunning flowers that grow from bulbs and add structure to the garden in May and June. By making wire alliums you can have the benefit of these beautiful structures enhancing your borders or post all year round.

Early booking is recommended. You may also wish to book on her other courses running here this summer. You can see all her workshops here.

Chris Moss

Chris Moss is a renowned sculptor based in Thirsk. She uses both new and recycled metal materials to create her sculptures and this is the approach she will be sharing with course participants.

Materials will be provided.

All courses include entry to the garden plus welcome coffee and biscuits. Unless stated,  materials are provided and you will leave each workshop with plenty of reference information.

Workshop fees cannot be refunded if you cancel less than 7 days prior to date of workshop.