The 2020 Brisbane Timber, Tools & Artisan program is due our in early March with a full list of free and paid for classes, demonstrations and exhibitors. Make sure you sign up for our Club Artisan email newsletter to be the first to know or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.
Check out the list below as we continue to add Workshops or Classes that require booking.
Learn to Forge and Hot Rivet Steel Links/Rings
TEACHER: Martin Geddes
DATES: 20th, 21st or 22nd March 2020
TIMES: 4 hour workshop (11am-3pm)
EXPERIENCE: Beginners to Immediates (16 Years+)
TO BOOK: Call Martin Geddes 0414849555
This 4 hour class is a great step forward for those keen to experience forming and forging of hot ferrous metals (Blacksmithing) for the first time or to add to their current skills. This small forging is unique in the way it draws on many aspects of Blacksmithing. There will be setting down the ends of the 8mm round bar; preparing ends for a small rivet; forming a bar around the horn of the anvil; closing and hot riveting ends together; truing the ring on a mandrel; stamping your name on it and finishing it off by sealing it with bees wax. All equipment will be supplied. Coke fired forges will be used with a thorough explanation of its use.
ABOUT YOUR TEACHER:
Martin Geddes has over 40yrs in the metal trade; 24 of these have been teaching Blacksmithing at Cert lll and Cert lV level, plus a Bachelor of Adult Voc Ed. Learn more at www.facebook.com/blacksmithingqld
TIMBER & RESIN WORKSHOPS:
Timber & Resin Creations Workshop
Join this fun filled 3hr workshop and create your very own resin & timber serving board. This workshop will also give you the knowledge to go on & create your very own timber & resin creations. The knowledge obtained can be applied to any timber and resin project, up to large creations like a river table. The classes come with ongoing support that is just a phone call or an email away. You will gain the knowledge & know how to finishing off your pieces created in the class at home. (Your piece will be able to be collected just before close of the show each day, between 3 – 4pm) giving you time between finishing your class & pick up to enjoy also visit other exhibitors.
All of the materials are provided along with your entry ticket to the show for the day. It is recommended that you don’t wear clothes that are your Sunday best, resin can get messy & won’t wash out. Bring an apron if you can. The workshop runs from 11am – 2pm & these workshops are a maximum of 9 participants. You will have a 30 minute break during the class to grab some lunch & check out the show before getting stuck back into your serving boards.
See full workshop details via Art Tree Creations
PAINT AN ANIMAL DISH – 1 HR
Enjoy a fun 1 hour session painting animal dishes. Students will learn the fundamentals of painting on ceramics (underglazing). The following is included: pre-prepared animal dishes in a variety of shapes; all paint brushes, palettes and materials needed to complete your pieces; underglazes (paints). Please bring an apron if desired. Completed and fired items will then be available for completion within 2 weeks. See full workshop details and book at: www.bonniehislop.com/shop-1/paint-an-animal-dish
PAINT A BREKKY SET – 2 HRS
Enjoy a fun session of painting a breakfast plate and mug set! Participants will have a choice of grey speckle, brown speckle, or white clay and a coffee mug with or without handle. Students will learn the fundamentals of painting on ceramics (underglazing), and can collect their completed, fired pieces. The following is included: 1 plate set pp comprising of 1 tumbler/mug, 1 plate (18cm) and 1 dish; all paint brushes, palettes and materials needed to complete your pieces; underglazes (paints). Please bring an apron if desired. See full workshop details and book at: www.bonniehislop.com/shop-1/paint-a-brekky-set-march-2122
SCULPT YOUR PET! – 2 HRS
Come along and enjoy a fun session of sculpting a miniature ceramic version of your pet! Students will the fundamentals of small sculpture and surface decoration. Pieces will be built and decorated with underglazes on the day and available completed and fired within 2 weeks of the show. The following is included: clay, clay tools, underglazes and paint. Please bring an apron if desired. See full workshop details and book at: www.bonniehislop.com/shop-1/sculpt-your-pet-march-20-22
MAKE A CERAMIC POT – 2 HRS
Come along and enjoy a fun session of sculpting a planter pot or bowl! Students will learn the fundamentals of handbuidling (particularly pinch pot technique) and surface decoration. Pieces will be built and decorated with underglazes on the day and available completed and fired within 3 weeks of the show. The following is included: clay, clay tools, underglazes and paint. Please bring an apron if desired. See full workshop details and book at: www.bonniehislop.com/shop-1/sculpt-your-pet-march-20-22
LEAD LIGHTING WORKSHOPS:
LEARN LEAD LIGHTING – 5 HRS
Learn Lead Lighting with Richard Apel from ApelArt. During this full day workshop you will learn how to cut and shape the glass into a panel and you get to take your completed piece home. During the workshop you will learn and use techniques such as cutting glass with various tools, placement of glass, adding & burning of lead trim to bind your piece. All materials, tools & safety equipment are supplied, so just bring your creativity and a smile. (Minimum Age: 15 years)
COPPER FOILING CLASSES:
DETAILS OUT SOON!
TEACHER: Vicki Stanton – Windows of Heaven
SESSIONS: 20th, 21st or 22nd March
DETAILS: To be released soon.