logo

Category : SSW Workshops

3 day course: Running an Iron Cupolette Furnace led by Prof. George Beasley

Last weekend at SSW, we ran a course on how to run and maintain an iron cupolette furnace, led by the very talented Professor George Beasley. George’s vast knowledge of iron and instinctive approach whilst running iron furnaces is thanks to many years of experience and experimentation. He was born in Ironton, Ohio in 1943. He studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Cranbrook Academy of Art and began teaching at Georgia State University in the Fine Art Department in […]

Introducing the participants of our Emerging Artist Residency

Week in Pictures… The March Emerging Artists Katie Anderson, Jen Bradley, Thomas Woodcock, Fiona McCubbin, Rachel Levine and Emily Iremonger, have been working in every workshop and almost every medium during their three week stay. Here is Katie Anderson showing us her copper cast horn that she is hoping to install during a hill walk over the next couple of weeks.                             Last week we held studio […]

SSW Technical Courses and Workshops

Accepting Spring/Summer registration for Technical Courses and Workshops – make sure you don’t miss out. This year we have the Stained Glass workshop with Gordon Watt, back by popular demand, along with 3D Working, offering an opportunity to explore sculptural techniques. For those budding metal artists, we have a Metal Casting in Bronze course that will take you through all the processes and techniques required to cast your own metal work. We are also very lucky to have visiting Bob Johnson, […]