Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Open Day

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 13 Jul '11 10.35am
Time & place
Description

Roll up your sleeves and learn about the art of sculpting and crafting from metal paper modelling to pop-up gardens. Workshops are free.

Saturday 16 July 2011, 11am-3pm

Free Workshops
11am-12.30pm
Drawing for all ages, with Chrissie Heughan.

11am-1pm
Metal Paper Modelling, with Lara Greene
Fold it, crease it, mould it round objects, a hand, a foot, a face…

1pm-3pm
Working with sketchbooks, with Chrissie Heughan
Drawing, collage and writing, how to make the most of your sketchbook.

1pm-3pm
Book Trees, with Lucy Roscoe
Create a unique book in the form of a tree, by using carefully selected papers and design to produce a fun and individual artwork.

1.30pm-3pm
Casting, with Duncan Robertson
Make and keep a small piece of art in plaster.

Meet The Artists
All day
The Bothy Project, with Bobby Niven & Iain MacLeod. An RSA Residencies for Scotland project being held at ESW.

12pm-1pm
Eco-Constructing with Concrete, a talk by Jenny Pope.

1.30pm-3pm
Demonstration of Artists' Books, by Lucy Roscoe
Lucy will make a pop-up garden book inspired by the proverb 'A book is a garden in your pocket'.

Exhibitions
Naheed Raza: an exhibition of work produced during Naheed's ESW Micro Residency in April and May 2011.

EMERGENCE: pieces selected from EMERGENCE, the exhibition of work from the Sculpture Courses programme.

New Sculpture Centre and Creative Laboratories
ESW staff will be available throughout the day to discuss the recently started construction project, with a scale model on display showing the whole site. The Sculpture Centre is due for completion in April 2012 and Creative Laboratories in Autumn 2013.

Refreshments
Tea, coffee, juice, veggie sandwiches and buns available throughout the day.

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Telephone (info)
+44 (0) 131 551 4490