Automata, puppets and clocks

Simple automata with Robert Race

Ref: S5D08478

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£637.00
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About this course

Create designs for an automaton made principally in wood. Discover simple ways of producing mechanical movement while being encouraged to use reclaimed and other interesting materials. The tutor's own work and his collection of automata will provide inspiration.

Tutors

Robert Race

Robert Race taught science, and ran a Teachers' Centre before becoming a full-time maker. His work includes moving toys, simple automata, kinetic sculpture and exhibition design. It has been widely exhibited in Britain, Europe and beyond. He is a member, and past Chairman, of the British Toymakers Guild.

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Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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