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2 day laser course

Just completed a two day laser course, only myself on it so had kris's full attention. I must... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
peterhereford1
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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2 day photography course

From the moment I arrived Laura, Kris and Sue made me feel instantly at home, creating a relaxed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChilliCat_Travels
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Creative courses by the sea, multi-award winning studio in Wirral Merseyside. Spend one or two days with us and we'll give you time and space to make something unique. We offer photography, textile art and laser cutting courses.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Shore Cottage Station Road | Thurstaston, Thurstaston CH61 0HN, England
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+44 151 648 6581
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just completed a two day laser course, only myself on it so had kris's full attention. I must confess I only enrolled on this course as I wanted to have a play around on a laser before blowing a rather large wad on one of...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we try to not just deliver knowledge and skills, but to spark imagination and creativity too. Best of luck with your future creative journey and we'd love to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment I arrived Laura, Kris and Sue made me feel instantly at home, creating a relaxed and comfortable environment for learning. The studio space is inviting with its beautiful views of the beach, the river and North Wales, inside the studio there are...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi ChiliCat, Thank you for our 100th review! And thank you for your very kind words. The way we teach photography aims to have you understand how the camera works and why you would alter the settings rather than just have a list of numbers,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place. Kris was a brilliant teacher who really tailored the course to our needs. With only 3 on the course it was much better than other courses and there was much more one of one support. The venue is obviously wonderful and...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Ann, Thank you for your kind words, we keep our numbers small so you can have plenty of tutor time and we can adapt to the wants and needs of the course participants. We'd love to welcome you back to the studio any time,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful 2-day course I've just been to! Perfect setting to soak up the fantastic lessons from Laura. Surrounded by a creative and inspiring location and atmosphere, it's staggering how I've learnt so much to get myself using the manual settings on my DSLR...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Cluckingweb, Thank you so much for your kind review. our two day photography course really can take you from a beginner on 'auto mode' to a confident and creative photographer. The weather can certainly be unpredictable but we find that if we have a...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Relaxing and fruitful day with Shore Cottage team. Sue presented methods of printing using various mediums and techniques all completely new to me . Being a patchwork and quilter and the course, a gift from my daughter , I thought it would not be of...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Sue, Thank you for your kind and honest review, it is wonderful to hear that we exceeded your expectations and have sparked your creativity and allowed you to expand your current creative practice. We hope you are continuing to use the techniques and materials...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was my 5th time at Shore Cottage Studio and I came away as delighted with the whole event as on previous occasions. I had done some work with dyeing fabrics on the two day course and looked forward to learning more. Sue gave us...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Marion, Thank you once again for your kind review, it is always a pleasure to welcome guests back again and again. Our coastal garden setting allows us to harvest many natural dyes right from our doorstep, and having experimented with our plants and flowers...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018

The 2-day photography course run by Laura was an absolute delight. The studio is right on the foreshore and boundless inspiration streams through the windows during her beautifully concise introductions to most of the basics of function and technique. I would thoroughly recommend this course...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Graham Thank you for your lovely words, we love to look after our guests as we find that having a relaxed and welcoming environment makes it easier to learn the new theory, skills, and techniques. We are so glad you had such a wonderful...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

I've just completed the one day Beginners Photography Course at Shore Cottage. I recently bought a camera to take up photography and had absolutely no prior knowledge of photography or the camera and how to use it. Laura has an in-depth knowledge of her subject...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Crissie, Thank you for your kind words, our one day course is just the right kick start to taking more control of your camera - we're so glad you found it met your needs so well. We'd love to welcome you back, perhaps on...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

The two of us thoroughly enjoyed our Two days laser cutting course and have really enjoyed Kris's hospitality and company, we have had some great laughs! Kris and I communicated through e-mails prior to our course to chat about our needs and what we wanted...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Cakioca, Thank you so much for your very kind and detailed review, we love to make our courses as bespoke to the needs of our guests as we can so you can truly get the most out of your time with us. It is...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

After a 2 day photography course with Laura I felt I had learned so much. Laura’s teaching style made everything so simple to understand. The setting is beautiful and the hospitality was wonderful. I am difficult to cater for with multiple things I can not...More

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Laura H, Owner at Shore Cottage Studio Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Gilli, Thank you for your lovely review, we love seeing how far our course participants can come in such a short time with us. We hope our style is the right balance of learning and relaxing so for you to describe it as "fun,...More

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CorinneD1273
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Response from Laura H | Property representative |
Hi Corinne, I'm Laura, one of the tutors and owners of Shore Cottage Studio. You can see all our upcoming courses on our website which I can't link to in this answer but you can click on the 'website' link at the top of... More
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