Carrie Miller, “(Pass) Through” (detail)

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Skins & Skeletons: 3D Textile Construction with Mo Kelman

In this experimental workshop you will learn methods for building skeletal structures with rigid and semi-rigid materials like reed, rattan, bamboo, wood, wire, found materials and recycled frameworks. Methods will include lashing techniques, formal and chaotic plaiting, wire construction and netting. To build skins onto these structures, techniques for working with gut, rice papers, elastic fabrics, wax, and stiffeners will be presented. Exercises, brainstorming sessions, and problem-solving challenges will lead to a focused personal project.

Details

Start:
July 20
End:
July 24
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Website:
http://www.petersvalley.org

Venue

Peters Valley School of Craft
Layton, PA United States