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Wicker Basketry – Handles, Lids & Shaping NEW

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Learn the traditional technique of cane basket weaving and create pieces of different sizes, in this extended 6 week version of our one day class, delve into different and more complicated techniques and how to shape your vessels and add handles and lids. Plant fibres will be discussed and provided.

Materials:-

  •  A materials fee is included in the cost of the course

What to bring:-

  • Sharp scissors/ secateurs/ wire cutters or round nose pliers

COVID-19 Response:

FAC has implemented a number of cleaning and safety measures to ensure our students’ wellbeing. Social distancing will be observed in the studios and course content has been adapted to suit new safety guidelines. Hand sanitiser will be provided and studios will be thoroughly cleaned before and after each class.

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Building Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Fiona Gavino

Fiona Gavino is an artist who works with a broad range of textiles, fibres and natural or found materials to create sculptural, woven artworks that are beautiful as well as environmentally sensitive.

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