Be part of the Magic!
I love teaching metal clay and enamelling. It's a real privilege to be able to impart knowledge on to others. I still get a thrill from seeing the pieces that have been created at the end of a workshop, and from the excitement and sense of achievement that my students have. Metal Clay is fun to learn, and fun to teach too!
Whether you are a complete beginner wanting to try out the exciting medium of metal clay or you want to improve your existing skills, there is something for everyone. Learn specific techniques, make a project or maybe get enamelling, if you don't see the workshop you want then I will create a tailor made course just for you.
If you are interested in a one-to-one or two-to-one workshop in Hastings please contact me to discuss availability! :D
Please note we have two large friendly long haired cats who sometimes like to supervise what is going on in their home and to say hello to visitors!
Art Clay Diploma Level 1 & Level 2
The Art Clay Diplomas are designed to teach you new skills and techniques. They are the perfect way to take your work to the next level! I teach each diploma on a 1-to-1 basis over 4 days so the process is more relaxed and you have time to create to the best of your ability. I'll also show you a few extra things along the way as I create along side you. Gaining these Diplomas will not only give you an accredited metal clay certification but also the added bonus of discounts on Art Clay. See the box on the right for more details and pricing.
In 2018 I will be teaching the following group workshops - join me for the fun!! More venues and dates will be added to this list so do check back ;)
Creative Glass, Zurich, Switzerland
24th & 25th February
Colourful Carnival Masks
26th & 27th February
You Can Make It - Metal Clay Conference
15th - 18th March
Inge Verbruggen, Temse, Belgium
9th & 10th June
Joyful Links & Chains
Residential Intensive Weekend, Folkestone, UK
26th - 28th October2017
Details to be announced
This is a full on intensive workshop so be prepared! We'll be working morning, noon and night ;)!! You can see photos from the 2016 weekend on Facebook here and the 2017 workshop here
I have taught around the world at conferences and in private workshops. If you are interested in me teaching for you, please get in touch.
Where am I?
My base in Hastings, East Sussex, UK, is ideally placed with good transport links and is very accessible to those travelling from around the UK and from abroad.
From London there are direct train services from Charing Cross and Victoria, and a one change service from St Pancras. There are also direct trains from Brighton and Ashford International. If you are flying in to the UK there is a direct train link from Gatwick airport, and it is only a one hour drive from the Channel Tunnel. Hastings is a lovely historic seaside town, one of the oldest British fishing ports with the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in the UK. The town is also home to a new Jerwood Art Gallery. There are many delightful B&Bs and hotels. Tripadvisor is a good place for finding accomodation and please ask me for any extra information. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotels-g186274-Hastings_East_Sussex_England-Hotels.html