West Moss-side Organic Farm and Centre nr Stirling Scotland

Course Details - Willow Garden Pigs

This two-day weekend workshop will focus on making a fine willow pig. The techniques involved will major on random weave and three dimensional structures although the detail of the nose and ears ! will have you using other weaving techniques.


ABOUT THE COURSE
 
Title Willow Garden Pigs with Anthea Naylor
Description This two-day workshop will introduce you to basic skills for small-scale sculpting with willow. At the end of the day you should have acquired the techniques to make your own sculptures. The session will centre around each participant constructing their own willow pig.
About the tutor
Anthea's geese and chicken are full of character. This time of year there are 1,000s of wild pink-footed geese on the fields - so I wonder what they will think of the arrival of some willow impersonators!   (Kate Sankey)
 

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Prerequisite knowledge/skills
No previous skills are required to come on this workshop.
Course format
After completing this course...
You will have been introduced to the techniques of willow sculpture structuring. You will have your very own pig to take away.

INFORMATION
 
Cost
£140.00 There is a charge for materials. Approx 20-25
Duration This is a two-day course, starting at 10:00 and finishing at 16:30
Dates There are no current scheduled dates for this course, please click here to send us a message indicating your interest in receiving details when they become available
Meals Country farmhouse fare will be provided together with generous supplies of teas and coffee.
Disabled facilities

QUESTIONS
 
More information Anthea or Kate
How do I book a place? There are no current scheduled dates for this course, please click here to send us a message indicating your interest in receiving details when they become available
What should I bring with me? You do not need to bring anything, though it is advisable to wear warm and old clothes.
Are there any other related courses I can attend? If you have attended other basket making workshops you will know a bit about the weaves and structure of the willow.