Materials Play - CPD Workshop For Makers Only

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The Barn
Burn O'Bennie
AB31 5QA

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Join artist, creative practitioner and |MATTER| exhibitor, Clare Waddle of Yellow Broom, as she guides makers in a thought provoking workshop supporting the sharing and exchange of skill sets through explorative material play. For this workshop, participants are invited to bring along a considered selection of left over waste materials or by products relating to their practice along with hand tools needed to work them. Makers will be encouraged to play, learn and experiment with what is unfamiliar to their hands. The interactive day will conclude with makers sharing what they have played with and how it may filter into their practice. Yellow Broom are creators of bespoke design based utilitarian pieces valuing simplicity and quality craftsmanship. Each separate Yellow Broom product is meticulously created by hand placing a strong emphasis upon the design process, materials, function and strong but minimal aesthetics. Valuing a zero waste approach to making whilst often diverting waste from landfill via repurposing. YB apply a considered combination of traditional skills with modern construction methods. Consciously blending visual art, craft and design to create clarity, harmony and value to object, user and viewer through considered material procurement, application and context via high quality slow circular craft objects. As part of the |MATTER| Earth, Materials + Making exhibition the Barn has a number of programmed events online and in person, please visit our website for further details. The exhibition has been supported by the Together for Our Planet Community Lottery Fund.  |MATTER| Earth, Materials + Making exhibition 10 September – 11 November This workshop is open to AAS Members, FOLD makers and 2022 FLOCK Exhibitors only.

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