If you google wire working techniques you will likely find numerous sites showing free videos which will teach you these techniques. Plus there are Beading magazines at your local book store. Search through the articles to find your topic. I wrote an article for beginners on beaded jewelry here. Remember it takes practice and the proper materials and tools to create a nice piece.
Learning wire work techniques is like learning any new skill, you need to keep learning new things all the time. Set yourself a target, get yourself some great wire work books - written by top authors, with great pictures to follow. read more
have you tried weaving the wire around a sculped object made out of meltable material, such as frozen candle wax? I've never done it, but I would imagine it would be interesting to wave around one of those key shapes made of wax and then melting the wax right out of it.