Creatures of the forest workshops Autumn 2018
These workshop are aimed at beginners as well as those with some experience .
The workshops will take place in Eastleigh / Southampton area and will be confirmed by July
The workshops need to be booked at least a month in advance to guarantee a space . I may still have spaces left after that date so please enquire if you are interested, the minimum notice that I require is one week to allow me to prepare. If the workshop is full and I receive enough interest I will organise a second one.
Beginners to Intermediate workshops
Half Day workshops
All half day workshops cost £45 and run from 9.30 -1.30
Autumn nuts and seed pods 8th September. A great introduction to creating willow sculpture ,create a willow chestnut or sycamore seed pod .
Create a small willow birdhouse 29th September. As the cold weather draws in and wild food becomes scarce this is the time of year when we like to do what we can to help the local birdlife. A great way to do this is to create a small bird house / feeder from willow . The type of entrance will vary depending on the type of birds that you want to attract and can be small or large as shown here. A great introduction to basic basket making techniques.
Full day workshops
The full day workshops aimed at beginners / but are also suitable for those with more experience .They cost £70 and run from 10am – 4.00pm (unless otherwise stated) . Please note that the level of detail that you will achieve will depend on your level of experience.
Create a willow mushroom workshop Date 22nd September
Create your own willow mushroom a unique sculpture for your garden , we will be using basket making skills to create something different .
Suitable for those with a little experience of basket making.
Create a willow owl workshop 13th October
Create a beautiful willow owl for your house or garden The owl will be mounted on a piece of wooden log . ,
Intermediate and experienced These workshops are aimed at students who have already attended at least one full day willow sculpture workshops who feel confident in working with willow.
The workshops run from 10am - 5. pm and cost £85 , workshops attendee numbers are limited to 6 attendees.
Create a willow badger Date 27th October Venue to be confirmed ,
A great workshop where you will be using two colours of willow to make one of Britain’s favourite wild animals
Create a willow deer/reindeer Date November 24th
Create either a traditional reindeer or a deer with antlers found in a woodland, either will be a delight to behold just in time for Christmas. Please note that you will be creating a medium sized animal.