Online Workshop: Basket Weaving with Max Johnson

Friday 12th November 2021 | 2.30pm – 4.30pm GMT | via Zoom

It is thought that the advent of hot air ballooning in the 1820s played a major role in the popularisation of panoramas like Sulman’s. Granting a higher vantage point increased the field of view of the artist allowing for greater sweep and broader perspective.

With hot air balloon baskets as our inspiration, join us for this workshop to see how Max Johnson creates his beautiful handwoven baskets, using locally foraged dogwood sticks. Then, Max will talk about what foraged woods we can use for basic basketry work and teach participants how to make a mini-wreath out of foraged dogwood. Next, we’ll use the skills learned in making the wreath, plus some new techniques to make a tension tray, or Catalan platter.

This workshop is being led by Glasgow based Max Johnson, responsible for The Wash House Garden, a market garden and basket weaving and foraging workshop.

All dogwood sticks and tools of the trade will be provided so try your hand at this fascinating traditional craft and then you can continue to work on your project!

£65 / person

(price includes 2 hour live teaching session with Max, dogwood sticks, secateurs all delivered to your door)

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Standard Ticket £65.00 (GBP)  

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