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Workshop: Skins, Skeletons, Nets and Pantyhose
In this experimental workshop, students will learn methods for building skeletal structures with rigid and semi-rigid materials like rattan, bamboo, wood and found materials. Techniques will include lashing and chaotic plaiting. To build skins onto these structures, we will work with gut, rice papers and a variety of netting systems. As well, methods and coatings for transforming elastic fabrics into skins, including pantyhose, will be demonstrated. Exercises, brainstorming sessions, and problem-solving challenges will guide your production of a series of prototypes that will ignite your studio practice.
Date(s): 08/13/2023 to 08/17/2023
Cost: $850 tuition plus $25 registration fee
Pacific NorthWest Art School
Coupeville, Washington United States