Studio Workshops

I run workshops for individuals or small groups at my studio in Shere. Contact me for more info and availability (Monday-Fridays and Saturday mornings).

Taster session £45

Duration: 2 hours

After a brief demonstration of welding you get to make simple designs in metal, for example hanging Christmas tree decorations.

This involves:

• Drawing your design and making a cardboard template.

• Cutting out your design in metal using tin snips and a guillotine.

• Shaping/texturing the metal using hammers and chisels on an anvil or wooden block.

• Drilling holes, filing and cleaning the metal.

• Using the oxy acetylene welding equipment to melt edges, braze or heat for colour effect.

Make a flower £50

Duration: 2-3 hours

After a brief demonstration of welding you get to make a simple flower design in metal.

• Drawing your design and making a cardboard template.

• Cutting out your design in metal using tin snips and a guillotine.

• Shaping/texturing the metal using hammers and chisels on an anvil or wooden block

• Using the oxy acetylene welding equipment to make your sculpture, melt edges, braze or heat for colour effect.

Full day workshop in welding and metal sculpture £175

Duration: 1 day (10a.m – 4.30p.m with a lunch break)

After a short lesson in welding you get to design and make a simple metal sculpture that would hang on a wall or stick in the ground, for example flowers, butterflies or fish.

This involves:

• Learning to use the oxy acetylene welding equipment.

• Designing your sculpture and making a cardboard template.

• Cutting out your design in metal using tin snips and a guillotine.

• Shaping/texturing the metal using hammers and chisels on an anvil or wooden block.

• Drilling holes, filing and cleaning the metal.

• Using the oxy acetylene welding equipment to make your sculpture, melt edges, braze or heat for colour effect.