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TWO DAY Willow Deer Sculpture Workshop (full cost £280) - 13th & 14th May 2022


6 in stock


Friday 13th & Saturday 14th May 2022

9am – 5pm

Pirbright (venue TBC)   

In this two-day course, students will have time to learn in-depth, the techniques Sara 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.

This course also includes a useful eBook to download and work through before the course which will help you to prepare for the sculpting experience. 

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 – £280

(To secure your place we require a £80 deposit to be made online)

*Please read our cancellation policy HERE before you book a place.


6 in stock