willow sculpture weaving workshop
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About the Course
Amanda Rayner will lead this willow sculpture workshop in the Tithe Barn at Usk Castle. You will be welcomed with a hot cuppa and introduction for a 10am start.
Bring along ideas and pictures of what you would like to make and as long as you don't plan on taking home a giraffe many things should be possible. In the past things that have been made on this workshop include; chickens, ducks, geese, owls, pheasants, rabbits, hares, cats, dogs, small, pigs, lions, turtles, sheep, spheres and fruit to name a few.
We will start with constructing the framework and cover several techniques to create a wide variety of sculptures using only willow.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials provided along with tea,coffee and homemade cakes.
Let me know if you are gluten free.
Please bring something for lunch.
I have attended a few of Amanda's workshops now and am impressed with her knowledge and skills not to mention patience with us all. The sculpture workshop I found challenging but extremely rewarding as my odd shape eventually became a snake complete with several wiggles!
On that workshop others made chickens,pheasants,cats,balls,obelisks and Amanda never once lost her cool and hopped about between us encouraging guiding and tweaking until we had all finished with great results.
The cake was delicious!
Richard Pugh - - #8896
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Course Start DatesSunday 29th April 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Child friendly
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Suitable for stag and hen dos
- Teen friendly
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