Learn the basic skills to create a three-dimensional bird form in buff willow, and how to add detail and strength through choice of material and weaving technique. The course is designed as an introduction to using willow to make sculptural forms, and is for students with no prior experience of working with willow. Everyone will take home a finished willow hen.
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
Dominic is a basketmaker and coppice worker with over ten years
experience in teaching his craft.
He makes a woven willow structures, organic forms and frame baskets using a range of traditional and contemporary techniques.
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