Willow Spheres and Pods

COURSE OUTLINE:
Students will learn simple techniques to create a three dimensional sphere or seed pod form using buff willow. After an introduction to the materials and discussion on their preparation, students will make a simple willow sub-frame before refining the design with a random weave technique.
The course will include short demonstrations to the group by the tutor when required, with the majority of the course taking the form of practical progress on your own personal project, and individual guidance from the tutor when required

 COURSE PROGRAMME:
Session 1:  Introduction to materials and their preparation

Session 2: Build the sub-frame sphere and sculpt shape in random weave

Session 3: Finishing off and refinements

 MATERIALS PROVIDED:  Buff willow, and all tool and equipment as required

 EXTRA MATERIALS REQUIRED AND APPROXIMATE COST:  None