Willow Badgers Sculpture Workshop
Sat 30 Jul 2016
Image: Nicole Hawkins
Using ancient willow weaving techniques create your own willow badger sculpture on this exclusive day workshop.
This year we are offering you an opportunity, completely exclusive to The Kingcombe Centre; A willow sculpture day workshop where you will create your very own willow badger! Kim will teach you the techniques of this craft based art form, to make a contemporary sculpture for your home or garden.
During the workshop you will be using farmed Somerset willow together with multi-coloured willow grown in Dorset, while learning about the preparation techniques for colours and applications. By the end of the day you will have created your very own sculpture to take home. Don’t forget to leave room in your car to fit your sculpture in!
About the Leader:
Kim Creswell has been enchanted by natural materials all of her life and first encountered the joys of working with willow over 20 years ago. Kim began teaching basketry, sculpture and other rural crafts in 1999 and has held many successful and enjoyable willow weaving workshops and demonstrations in venues as diverse as National Trust properties, music and arts festivals, schools, corporate team building events and village halls, to name but a few.
Kim will be teaching a range of willow courses at Kingcombe in 2016 including Willow Structures for the Garden (Sat 12 Mar), Willow Owl Sculptures (Sun 31 Jul), Willow Sculpture Weekend (14 – 16 Oct) and Festive Willow (Sat 27 Nov).
£95 pp - includes all tuition, materials, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
Arrive from 9.45am for morning tea. The course will start at 10.00am and finish at 4.00pm.
What to bring:
All tools and materials are provided, however if you have a sharp pair of secateurs, knife, apron and notebook it would be useful.
Comments from previous events:
Willow Badger course, Brilliant, such a good instructor, a very informative and creative day and leaving for home with a masterpiece. Food excellent and just all round pleasurable experience - Susan.
I really enjoyed the course and Kim is a great teacher. the room we had to work in was spacious and airy and tea, coffee, lunch tip top and best of all is the sense of achievement i have - Jan.