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'Willow Bark Basketry'
Maggie Smith
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Tuesday 28th July to Thursday 30th July

This course is for all who want to enjoy the pleasure of harvesting and working with willow bark, each student progressing from their own individual skill level. You will have the opportunity to try several different methods of stripping willow bark and explore the resulting different qualities of bark and their possibilities. Students will be able to share Maggie's extensive experience of working and experimenting with bark and develop their own creative ideas and skills to make their own projects with their harvest. A selection of books and examples of Maggie's own work will be at hand to inform and inspire you.
There will be a materials cost of £20 per student.
willow MAGGIE SMITH is a full time basketry artist, and designer maker. She makes traditional and contemporary baskets and has been exploring and experimenting with willow since completing her C&G Diploma in Creative Basketry in 2004. In her contemporary work she uses all parts of the willow to make original forms using basketry and other craft techniques. She exhibits widely at home and abroad.


Course Cost for 3 days £ 141
Non Refundable Deposit £ 60.