Create a cute willow pig, a great introduction to sculpting animals in the lovely grounds of the sculpture park.
You will learn a number of techniques including random weave and basketry techniques. The workshop is suitable for beginners and those with some experience.
Dates can be arranged depending on interest and demand.
Please note that the level of detail that you will achieve will depend on your level of experience. The workshops that I offer fall into two categories:
1. Activities for students who are new to willow sculpture or have some experience, which includes these small piglets.
2. Workshops for students with some experience, please see my other listings:
Just a little about myself:
I have many years of experience in teaching crafts and I offer a range of different crafting activities, my main specialism is working with willow and includes, willow sculpture and willow weaving.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
All tools and materials are included along with sealed snacks.
I like to keep my attendee numbers low to enable me to provide the support and advice where needed, I limit my places to a maximum of 8 participants attending per day.
Please also bring an apron or wear clothing that you like working in and your own lunch.
Please note that working with willow can be tiring on the hands and will be difficult for you to do if you have conditions such as arthritis.
If this is the case please contact me via the 'Ask a question' button as I may be able to assist you with using alternative materials.
You are welcome to bring your own secateurs and gloves if you wish to. Further information will be provided at the time of booking.
All tools and materials are included along with sealed drinks and snacks.
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.
6 hours (flexible times to suit)
The course doesn’t currently have live datesPlease contact the tutor for more information
Had a really enjoyable day with my sister on the willow piglet course. Jacqui was very knowledgeable and friendly in teaching us complete novices. Was a real bonus to be able to take home a fully completed willow pig. Would fully recommend it and I am interested in doing another course.
Response from JaxsArts Willow Sculpture and Crafts:Hi, Debbie thank you for a lovely review, it was a pleasure meeting you both.
Thank you for a lovely day, i really enjoyed it and my pig has been much admired. I would like to do another workshop in the future.
Response from JaxsArts Willow Sculpture and Crafts:Hello Jackie thankyou you are most welcome I am glad that you enjoyed the workshop. If you would like me to add you to my mailing list of future workshops please let me know.
I had a fantastic day first time doing something on my own, I was made very welcome.
People can't believe I made the piglet myself (they said I must of bought it).
I also loved that everything was provided, it was so much easier.
Response from JaxsArts Willow Sculpture and Crafts:Hi
First class tuition
First class food
Made very welcome
A very good day.
Response from JaxsArts Willow Sculpture and Crafts:Hi Ian and Sheila thank you for your lovely review. it is much appreciated