18 Sep – 16 Oct | 1.30-4pm | Tutor Priscilla Edwards | £79 (5 weeks)
Explore the vast possibilities of working with lightweight wire to create small-scale 3D sculptures. Discover how to manipulate wire-using pliers to make structures that can be developed using other materials including fabric, wax, and paint.
Please note there are no classes on the following dates:
Autumn term: 11 to 13 October 2019
What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?
Priscilla will share with you the creative techniques developed through her own experimentations and making. Inspired by whatever theme you wish you will explore a variety of materials including wire, wax, and silk to create structures that can be embellish with paper, buttons, beads and found ephemera. Priscilla will support you through the processes and techniques encouraging you to develop personal work.
What do I need to bring with me?
- Old scissors or wire cutters
- Threads (hand sewing ones) with appropriate needles
- Old or broken jewellery
- Reading Glasses if needed
Are there any additional costs?
The course fee includes starter pack of materials – materials are then available to buy at cost from tutor.
About the tutor
Priscilla’s practice is rooted in contemporary textiles but encompasses a broad range of materials, processes and techniques. Her work explores themes relating to identity, memory and nostalgia drawing inspiration from her collections of found objects, literature and film.
Priscilla has over 20 years of teaching experience working in Higher Education lecturing in several Fashion and Textile Departments including the University of Salford and University of Cumbria. She currently tutors for the University of Creative Arts in Farnham through their partner OCA, and runs independent workshops for schools, colleges and galleries.
You can see more of Priscilla’s at www.priscillaedwards.co.uk
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