Dates are two non-consecutive days : Sun 1st & 8th March 2020
This is a chance to create your own Papier Mâché animal head on this two day workshop with Papier Mâché sculptor, Sarah Baqai.
Choose your subject…a wild, domestic or fantastical beast…small animals only please!
Join Sarah to learn the techniques needed to build a wall mounted animal head from just paper and paper mâché. Learn how to design and plan your piece and how to begin to build up the layers of paper. You will need to continue work on your head at home in the time between workshop days. This is to ensure adequate layers and to allow for drying time. It is important that you arrive on day two ready for the next stage. You will leave with your completed creation, time constraints and drying may mean it needs painting at home…
Please note that fairly strong hands and good dexterity required for this workshop.
There is a materials cost £8 payable on the day for this workshop.
Please click the title below to find out if there’s anything you need to bring with you.
What to expect
Time at ArtisOn is designed to take you away from it all and provide the environment, the time and the guidance you need to create. You can expect a warm welcome, skilled and friendly tutors plus the chance to meet like-minded people keen to share ideas and experiences. You can even leave us to clear up the mess! There will usually be two workshops going on and we encourage everyone to mingle and be nosey about what the other workshop is up to.
Arrive in time to meet other participants over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits before beginning your session at the appointed time. There will be a mid-morning break for refreshments and a chance to talk over progress with others. Lunch is usually around 12:45 for about 45 mins – you can expect a homemade 2 course lunch. The main course will be delicious but don’t overdo it as the puds are usually worth waiting for! There will be a further afternoon break with the most wonderful cakes from Roots & Fruits Home Bakery, a North Yorkshire micro-bakery producing handmade bread and cakes. All food and refreshments are included in the price of the workshop.
Finish time is given as a target – there are occasions when the session may overrun so do let us know if you need to be away promptly.
We aim for your day to be a real treat… of course you could always learn a new skill in a shed or a draughty village hall with a curly sandwich, but we want you to have more fun than that! So we make it a day being looked after, with good food, good company and great inspiration!
What you’ll need to bring with you
Please bring reference pictures if preferred and any spare newspapers you may have.
Wear clothes to get messy...