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Delighted to announce that September 2019 will see the launch of our Fellowship programme open to ArtyBird Advanced students or degree students. Watch this space for more details to follow over the coming months.

Are you, or someone you know, wandering what to do after 6th form, but can't find a textile course to suit you? Take a look at our full time course - 7168 L3 Craft skills for the Creative Industry and have a look at what our students get out of the course. Click here for more information.

ArtyBird Carnforth is listed on The Professional and Career Development Loans list of approved centres.

Publications from ArtyBird Carnforth:
"Printing on Felt - An Introduction" by Kate Horner. Buy now from our on-line shop!
Kate Horner, ArtyBird Carnforth
7168 Diploma in Craft Skills
A warm welcome to the ArtyBird Website

ArtyBird Creative Studies Programmes, Accredited with City & Guilds

We offer full training, taking you from novice to professional.

Our unique programmes offer training designed to guide you, with the support of a master crafter and fully committed educator.

Our Foundation programme takes someone new to working in the studio environment, delivering the basics of what is needed to safely work as you develop new skills. It runs for one year as you decide if you wish to go further.

Our Intermediate programme runs for two years as you develop your knowledge and skills with tools and materials, giving you confidence in your studio.

Our Advanced programme runs for two further years, turning you into a master crafter in your own right with a unique voice through guidance from your mentor.

Each programme offers design, sampling for design and making projects. Through developing your design knowledge you will be able to find an individual voice as a maker as well as understand these challenges within your craft. The Felt samples folios you create in each programme is where you will explore the challenges of design within the craft as well as experience different materials, tools and techniques. You will make finished items, with appropriate guidance, in each programme, reflecting what you have been studying
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