Student showcase: metal embossed coasters
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Student showcase: metal embossed coasters

I had a great day at Wark Town Hall and Mechanics Institute on Tuesday, teaching metal embossing to an enthusiastic group, as part of Highlights Rural Touring Scheme. Everyone really embraced the techniques and they all made beautiful coasters, with some even working on their own designs, which I love! Scroll through the carousel above…

Student showcase: metal embossed coasters
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Student showcase: metal embossed coasters

Yesterday I had a fantastic day at Armathwaite Old School Hall as part of Highlights Rural Touring Scheme, teaching metal embossing to a lovely, enthusiastic group. This workshop is suitable for beginners to metal embossing, and I took everyone through transferring a design to the metal, to embossing techniques and then how to add an aging…

Student showcase: metal embossed hearts
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Student showcase: metal embossed hearts

I had a really fun afternoon with my weekly community workshop, where we worked on these metal embossed hearts, which are based on tradition ‘corazones mexicanos’. As this was a two hour workshop, I drew out an initial template for everyone to work with, and showed everyone how to use this to create the basic…

Student showcase: metal embossed house numbers
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Student showcase: metal embossed house numbers

I had a great afternoon with two lovely ladies who came on my copper embossed house number workshop today. Neither had done metal embossing before, but just look at these beautiful house numbers that they made! Aren’t they wonderful? We went through the process from the beginning, going through all the tools and materials and…

Student Showcase: metal embossed Christmas tree ornaments
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Student Showcase: metal embossed Christmas tree ornaments

I’ve had a lovely afternoon teaching a private party how to create my metal embossed Christmas tree baubles. One lady has been on one of my metal embossing workshops before, but the rest were all complete beginners, and as you can see, they all did brilliantly! Thanks so much to the host for welcoming me…

Student Showcase: metal embossed Christmas tree ornaments
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Student Showcase: metal embossed Christmas tree ornaments

I had another great afternoon with the lovely folks at Breathing Space in Witton Gilbert. This week I showed everyone how to make my metal embossed Christmas tree ornament. As you can see from the pictures, lots of beautiful ornaments were made, with some people putting their own take on the designs, which I love…

Student Showcase: Metal embossed Christmas tree ornaments
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Student Showcase: Metal embossed Christmas tree ornaments

I had a great afternoon teaching metal embossing to a lovely group, where they all made their own metal embossed Christmas tree ornaments. Everyone was a beginner to metal embossing and you can see what fabulous work they all did. Hopefully the ornaments will all take pride of place on their Christmas trees! Well done…

Student Showcase: Metal embossed house number workshop
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Student Showcase: Metal embossed house number workshop

Here are the three fabulous copper house numbers that were made on my metal embossed house number workshop today. I had a great afternoon teaching three lovely people how to emboss metal, and they all created amazing pieces. They were all complete beginners to metal embossing before the workshop. As you can see they all…