7th Annual Furniture Prize at the Guild Shop in Wells – WINNERS!

AND THE 2018 FURNITURE PRIZE WINNERS ARE….
Commendation to Ben Penfold from Cornwall College with his Webbing easy Chair;

Commendation to Robert Searle from Cornwall College with his Trinket Box;

Second Prize Part Time Category to Will Appleby from City of Bristol College with his Glass Fronted Book Case;

Second Prize Full Time Category to Alex Curry from the David Savage School of Fine Furniture, with her Cherry Cabinet on a Stand;

First Prize Part Time Category to Marten Rostel from the City of Bristol College, with his Whisky Cabinet;

The People’s Choice Prize to Jamie Gill from Cornwall College with his Viking ship Inspired Chair, and…

First Prize Full Time Category and overall winner is Jack Pawsey from David Savage School of Fine Furniture with his “ATEN” Credenza.

Congratulations to all the entrants for the high quality of the works submitted, and to all those recognised for exceptional work and design! When you buy handmade, you support local craftsmen and women, and acquire something truly beautiful. Open Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm. #handmade #crafts #wells #Somerset #supportlocalart #furniture

Workshops provided at Guild Members’ Studios

In addition to workshops at the Guild Shop, the following members conduct workshops at their own studios:

MOSAIC

Making Mosaics and outdoor Mosaics

KATE RATTRAY   01749 330193   kate@katerattraymosaics.co.ukwww.katerattraymosaics.co.uk

 

JEWELLERY

One day wedding ring courses in silver and gold. Private tuition.

JULIA THOMPSON   07866 906262   info@juliathompson.co.uk  www.juliathompson.co.uk

 

ENAMELLING

Basic techniques in enamelling

JEFF FORD  01453882870   jeffanddenley@hotmail.co.uk

 

WOODTURNING

One to one tuition for beginners, intermediate and advanced.

DAVE APPLEBY   01458 241522   info@daveappleby.co.uk

 

STONE CARVING

One day beginners course.

JOHN CANDLER    01278 723317   jhcandler@btinternet.com

 

GLASS BLOWING

Taster glass blowing

WILL SHAKSPEARE   01458 252477   wil@shakspeareglass.co.uk

 

LETTER CUTTING

Letter cutting in stone. One to one, all abilities

DAVID BROWN   01458 274841   david@davidbrownsundials.com

 

LINOCUT PRINTING

Linocut printing for beginners and experienced

JONATHAN BLACKMORE   jonathan.blackmore@gmail.com    www.jonathanblackmore.com

 

STAINED GLASS

Beginners stained and leaded glass

CHRIS WALTERS     01761462488    cj.walters@tiscali.co.uk

 

EMBROIDERY   

Needlework and hand embroidery

HELEN RICHMAN   07969 978017     www.bluebirdembroidery.co  helen@bluebirdembroidery.co.uk

 

ART QUILTING   

Non-traditional methods of patchwork and quilting; map quilts

ALICIA MERRETT  07753 677 850 Alicia@aliciamerrett.co.uk www.aliciamerrett.co.uk

 

GLASS FUSING & LAMPWORK  

Glass workshops including fusing, lamp work and micro-casting

CLARE HALL   07796 7941686   info@clairehall.co.uk www.clairehallglass.co.uk

Linocut Workshop for Beginners

This has had to be cancelled but stay tuned for a reschedule.

Jonathan will be running another workshop on Saturday September 1st.

This workshop will be run by Guild member Jonathan Blackmore. It is an introduction to linocut printing for beginners, using a process you can do at home, without a press.

The workshop will include demonstrations followed by practical hands-on experience and experimentation with tools and techniques to create your own unique linocut print.

Saturday 1st September 2018 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

At the Somerset Guild Of Craftsmen’s Shop 23a Broad Street, Wells, BA5 2DJ

£55 per person, places are limited to 5 participants Telephone 01749 671112 to book

*same information as below from August for the September workshop!

Information for the Linocut Workshop