Introduction to Candle Making: Bees Wax Candles
October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm£50
A seasonal focused workshop to introduce a range of waxes and techniques, including traditional Bees Wax, paraffin wax and modern natural waxes such as soya wax.
Create an autumnal themed candle, a novelty shaped bees wax candle and a traditional pillar candle. Mixing scent into wax will also be included in the course and you will be able to learn the art of traditional dipping techniques to create a taper candle.
This is an excellent introduction to the therapeutic and environmentally friendly benefits of working with Bees Wax, yet the workshop will also introduce other waxes to form a complete candle making experience.
You will be able to make at least one candle in each technique, there is potential for taking home 4 or 5 beautiful candles.
About the course leader: Beth Wilkinson
Beth has lived in Netherton for over 18 years and has a great interest in the heritage of the area. During her Fine Art degree she developed her practical creative skills and now works as an experienced craft tutor. She has a keen interest in exploring traditional techniques within candle making with an emphasis on environmentally kind techniques such as beeswax.
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Cost: £50 (inc VAT) per person includes a certificate of completion, use of materials and tools necessary to the course, car parking, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.