"Gemstone necklace" with Caroline Hawkins | ADULTS | Afternoon workshop | 1-3pm Saturday 30th November 2019

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"Gemstone necklace" with Caroline Hawkins | ADULTS | Afternoon workshop | 1-3pm Saturday 30th November 2019

40.00

Create a personalised necklace around your chosen gemstone. Caroline will guide you in the weaving technique known as ‘Knotless Netting’ using fine waxed linen and handmade paper beads. The necklace design is suitable for exchanging your gemstone and is adjustable in length.

Caroline Hawkins is a local artist whose practice encompasses creating sculptural fibre art, basketweaving, researching, learning and developing global cultural weaving practices and techniques.

This afternoon workshop will be held 1-3pm Saturday 30th November at Bluebird House (cnr Carr and Swanston Sts, South Geelong).

Subject to minimum numbers.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • the weaving technique known as ‘Knotless Netting’

  • how to make twine

Materials provided including a selection of gemstones to choose from. An information sheet on the steps to make the net will be provided.

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Caroline Hawkins
Originally trained at Ravensbourne Art College, London in 3D design, Caroline has been working in arts and crafts for the last 25 years, creating art work, holding workshops and working as a community artist. A Diploma in Sustainability has further informed the integration of sustainability practices within her art, not only in materials and methods chosen, but in developing themes such as awareness raising of endangered species.