Paper sculpture: Cut, Fold and Construct

30 Aug 2014

Event times

10am - 5pm

Cost of entry

£50 (£40) for students with valid ID)

Wakefield, United Kingdom

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  • 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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One-day Paper Sculpture Workshop


Paper sculpture: Cut, Fold and Construct One-day Workshop Saturday 30th August 2014 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 Explore the potential of paper cutting, folding and construction techniques to create your own unique sculptural forms with paper artists Richard Sweeney and Andy Singleton. With demonstrations and one-to-one help from the artists, learn the basic techniques of paper manipulation, including pattern cutting, pleating and modular form-making. An experimental approach to the material is encouraged, which will allow beginners and experienced folders alike to explore the creative potential of sculpted paper. Richard Sweeney 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. Andy Singleton works in response to the the natural and man made world through intricate paper cutting, paper sculpture, installations and hand drawn illustration. He has created commissioned works for Liberties of London, Kensington Palace, and conducted workshops at West Dean College, the V&A museum and Tate Modern,London. Places available, please contact Richard Sweeney for bookings.

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