Wed, Jan 15 | Opendrawer

Wire Trees - Brooch & Sculpture

Learn to twist wire to make a beautiful tree brooch and use those skills to begin creating your own tree sculpture.
Booking is Closed

Time & Location

Jan 15, 2020, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Opendrawer, 248 Highfield Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

About This Workshop

In this workshop you will learn wire twisting and manipulation techniques for sculpture creation. You will make wire tree brooches to learn the techniques before beginning on a larger sculptre. You will leave the class with your brooch, the start of your tree sculpture, and armed with wire working skills.

Date: Wednesday 15 January 2020

Time: 1-5pm

Cost: $105

What you will learn:

  • How to manipulate and twist wire
  • How to give wire the strength to stand up
  • How to mount your creations
  • How to use beads, pipes, and other materials on your wire works

What you will take away:

  • A wire tree brooch
  • The beginning of a larger wire tree sculpture

What to bring:

  • Stripped copper electrical wire (that is easy to twist by hand)
  • Any other craft wire, gauge 24 or 26 recommended (must be easy to twist by hand)
  • 2x Pliers, pointy and cutters (jewellery pliers, preferably)
  • Something heavy for the base of your wire tree - e.g. stone, timber, round metal ring, old picture frame (without the glass)
  • Pencil/pen and paper 

What to wear:

Comfortable clothing for crafting.

Appropriate for: Adults 15 and over interested in exploring wire twisting techniques.

Tutor: Barbara Niglio

Barbara studied fashion and worked for many years as a professional seamstress and dressmaker. Now, Barbara uses her diverse range of skills to create clothing, jewellery and objects from recycled materials.

 

Cancellation & Refund Policy

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit you, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

If Opendrawer cancels a workshop, you will be given a full refund or can choose a replacement workshop to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is necessary due to insufficient enrolments.

Terms & Conditions

A $10 admin fee applies to all changes of date/workshop bookings.

Cancellations made within two weeks of the booked workshop will forfeit 50% of the advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

Cancellations made within 24 hours of the workshop will forfeit the full advertised fee - or you may find a replacement student.

If for any reason you decide that the workshop you have done or are doing does not suit you, then that is a personal decision and no refund will be given.

A minimum of five people are required for a workshop to run. Opendrawer reserves the right to cancel a workshop if the minimum booking is not achieved. Full refunds will be given or a replacement workshop offered to the same value as the workshop being cancelled. You will be notified at least 2 days before the due date of the workshop if cancellation is deemed necessary. Unfortunately, due to the workshop timetable, no makeup classes are available.

Pictured: Barbara Niglio's wire tree sculptures. 

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Tel: 03 98897227

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