16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE2 1AN

Wed-Sun, 10am - 5pm

Wire Sculpture Workshop // Saturday 5 December

Wire Sculpture Workshop // Saturday 5 December

£60.00

Time: 11-2

Location: The Biscuit Factory Gallery, ARTISAN

Hosted by: Zoe Robinson

Suitable for ages 15+  

About

In this workshop participants will create a sculptural flying bird or birds. You will learn how to work with wire and receive one to one individual tuition throughout the day. You will learn a variety of different techniques and examine shape, form and balance.

All materials will be provided and no previous experience is necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring along an image of your chosen bird, preferably with views from the front, back and sides. Sketches or photographs of details such as beaks, feet or head profiles will also be useful. A printer will be available on-site if you are unable to print from home.

Workshop attendees also receive:

- a complimentary tea or filter coffee and sweet bite which can be redeemed from The Factory Kitchen cafe at a time of your choosing and comfort on the day of your workshop. 

- 20% discount in The Factory Kitchen on the day of the workshop
- a special discount code for 10% off any future workshop booking 

 

Zoe Robinson

Zoe Robinson is a sculptor based in the North East who has taught drawing and sculpture for the past ten years. Zoe studied an MA in Fine Art at Northumbria University in 1999 and her distinct style has developed over the years.

Zoe’s current work is animal studies in wire and mixed media. Birds with their fleeting presence pronounce themselves with song and glimmer, they endure throughout all seasons. Their shapes are vague, shadowy, uncertain and unclear and it is this moment Zoe tries to depict them by drawing with wire in air.

Zoe explains: “To see animals in their natural environment is an engaging experience, however brief. Our glimpses of them are often transient and intangible and their retreat so definite. I marvel at their private lives.’’

View Zoe's work here >

Further information

All participants will receive an emailed booking confirmation. Please check your junk or spam if you have not received this. 

Payment is required upon booking. Cancellations made up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop date are eligible for a full refund. 

Participants are encouraged to arrive around 10-15 minutes ahead of their workshop. 

There is parking on site and we have 2 free overflow carparks on Bermondsey Street and opposite at The Holy Biscuit. 

Covid-19

Please note that we have policies in place to keep staff, workshop providers and workshop attendees safe. We continually monitor current government guidance for updates with regards to Covid-19 and ensure our workshops comply with that guidance, our policy can be viewed here.

It is expected that participants follow all relevant and current legislation relating to household and support bubble mixing. We are able to run our workshops as they are creative educational sessions and there is no household mixing within the class.