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Learn how to make striking natural artwork with our weaving short courses in Sydney.

Join sculptor Cherry Corr for a fun and relaxing class learning how to twist and form your own random weaving using only garden waste and natural materials. That's right - the materials for this class are entirely collected from plants in the area. You'll be using just a few simple tools, some easy to learn techniques - plus a little clever engineering - to create functional, sculptural forms celebrating the natural beauty of plants.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this weaving course, you should have learned:

  • a brief history of random weaving and how it differs from other basketry techniques
  • an understanding of the structural and decorative elements of random weave
  • what plants to use
  • to create your own random weave vessel to take home

Who is this weaving course for?

This course is suitable for beginners and people who want to extend their handcraft, weaving and/or sculpture techniques.

Materials

All materials and tools supplied.

What to bring to class

  • Please bring 2 old bath towels to work on
  • Bring a large bag / tote bag to take your work and any extra materials home
  • There will be a short lunch break only, so please bring lunch/snacks
  • Bring a water bottle and your own cup if you want to make tea/coffee
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear comfortable clothes that can get messy

Classes

Random Weave Sculpture Course

<p>Learn how to make striking natural artwork with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/weaving">weaving short courses</a> in Sydney.</p>

<p>Join sculptor Cherry Corr

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$189 Limited inc GST / $142 / $151.20 / $170.10
All materials included

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Excellent tutor, learning something new, not having to pay for materials - love using recycled or found objects in my art making.

  • said: Cherry is a great tutor... extremely experienced in her craft and very generous in sharing her knowledge... she was very well prepared and has a warm and friendly personality. It was great learning and a pleasure to spend time in her class. The day flew by.

  • said: I loved it all. The tutor had a great way of keeping us all going at our own speeds.

  • said: Able to quickly create individual beautiful sculpture, unlimited possibilities. Very competent, enthusiastic tutor.

  • said: New activity for me, clearly explained and demonstrated. Materials were well prepared and plentiful. 10 in the group made it possible to spread out and allow Cherry to see all of us to answer questions and assist.