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TWO DAY Willow Deer Sculpture Workshop (full cost £275) - 9th & 10th April 2021


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Friday 9th & Saturday 10th April 2021

9am – 5pm

Pirbright (venue TBC)   

In this two-day course, students will have time to learn Sara’s in-depth techniques she uses to create her willow sculptures.  She will guide you through the process from beginning to end. You will learn how to create a basic armature and how to work from pictures and photographs. Sara will guide you through her additive method of willow sculpture, to create a densely woven, realistic  looking deer.

Day 1

  • Tools and equipment, willow types and preparation for sculpture, how it is grown for craft, where to source it and tips on how to grow your own.
  • Preparing the armature.
  • Binding, sewing and weaving techniques to begin sculpting the inner shape and form of your deer.

Day 2

  • Sculpting techniques, maintaining shape and form.
  • Adding details such ears, antlers and tail
  • Surface texture weaving technique.
  • Aftercare and maintenance

A vegetarian lunch will be provided on the day + plenty of Tea, coffee & biscuits.

Full cost – £275

(To secure your place we require a £75 deposit to be made online)

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