Paper Construction: One-day Paper Sculpture Workshop

3 May 2014

Event times

10am - 5pm

Cost of entry

£50, 20% discount for students.

Westgate Studios Project Space

Wakefield, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Wakefield bus station and Wakefield Westgate train station are in walking distance, with direct trains to Leeds, York, Newcastle, Sheffield, Doncaster, Birmingham, Nottingham, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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Richard Sweeney presents a one-day workshop demonstrating the techniques of paper folding and construction as used in his own practice to produce curved forms and modular constructions inspired by geometry and natural forms. Learn how to design your own templates to create paper structures, and explore the technique of curved folding to create organic shapes. The workshop caters to all skill levels, no prior experience is required. Venue: Westgate Studios, 55 Westgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 1BW Time: 10am - 5pm Tickets: £50. 20% Discount for students with valid ID Age: 14+ Materials and equipment provided Places available, please contact Richard for Bookings. Richard creates paper sculptures and installations inspired by architecture, organic structures, and the the unique properties of paper itself. Commissions include works for Selfridges and Dunhill, London. Previous workshop experience includes the Barbican London, and at universities in the UK, Germany and Denmark.

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