Amanda Rayner will lead this willow sculpture workshop in the New Barn at Usk Castle Chase. The barn is light and airy with views of surrounding countryside.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.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
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.
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1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)
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Went to the willow sculpture workshop with my brother and his 16 year old daughter, we all really enjoyed it, everyone was very friendly. Amanda did a great job instructing everyone on making their various items.. she had her work cut out as we were almost all making different things.
I was surprised at what we all achieved in a day - tea/coffee and cake was provided and we had a short break for lunch..
I have already booked a basket weaving day with Amanda.. and my brother and his daughter also want to do another workshop with her .. so top marks from us 😁
Response from wyldwoodwillow:Thanks lovely!
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!