WILD WEAVING AND SEA BASKETS

From the shorelines, we glean and gather the raw materials for a basket.

Shells, driftwood, sedges, grasses, pieces of fishing net, flax all go into creating a creative delight.
 

Also, learn some quick secrets on how to twine flax rope.

Workshop Dates

  • Sunday 28th July
  • Monday 29th July

 

Learn more by visiting the website – click here



HEDGEROW WEAVING 

Back by popular demand, we have some hedgerow weaving workshops.

These are not to be missed.
 

From out of the hedge comes the raw materials to create a basket, wreath or tray. 

You will learn how to identify suitable materials from your garden for weaving.
 

Then you will weave vines and branches from the garden into a centrepiece or decoration.

Using hands-on techniques, you’ll weave your own lovely basket or tray, which you can take home with you.

Workshops Dates

  • Sunday 14th July
  • Monday 15th July
  • Saturday 20th July – Fully Booked
  • Sunday 21st

Learn more by visiting the website – click here


LEATHERWORK WORKSHOP

What can you create in our leatherwork workshop?

  • Dog leash
  • Horse lead
  • Knife sheath
We have Dave Mangino coming back to the stables for a Leatherwork workshop. 
 

Dave uses a unique combination of knotting and braiding techniques to create the fastenings for his products.

He’ll share with you how to craft a metal-free leather lead using knotted fastenings — one that will last a lifetime.

  • Sunday 28th July
  • Saturday 19th October

 

 Learn more by visiting the website – click here


BRONZE CASTING WORKSHOP

What a great workshop we had last month. We are running it again in the spring. 

Local artisan Frank Watson will be helping you create two bronze sculptures. 
 

Your journey will include a detailed exploration of production and finishing techniques.

  • Design
  • Mould making
  • Casting
  • Finishing
  • Patina techniques

It encompasses six days (three weekends) spread between the Forgotten Arts Studio and Frank Watsons Foundry.

No previous experience is required.

Dates – October  12th &13th, 19th & 20th, 26th & 27th.

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Find out more by visiting the website.
or call Maureen 021 956 349
 

WINDSOR CHAIR-MAKING WORKSHOP

Artisan Richard Hare is coming next January to help you create your very own Windsor chair. Using traditional methods and tools you will create a beautiful chair. 
 

This is a heart and soul experience, a journey of the soul not just building something.

Using ancient tools is an amazing experience and takes you back to when these skills and tools were valued.

Working in symphony with the natural material you will create a chair to be admired.

Plan your summer holidays now!

Find out more by visiting the website.
or call Maureen 021 956 349


 

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Phone: Maureen 021 956 349
Email: maureen@forgottenarts.co.nz
291 North Road
Clevedon
Auckland 2582
New Zealand
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Upcoming 2019 Open Studio Event

On Auckland Anniversary Weekend 26-28th January 2019 the Clevedon Art Trail Artists will once more open their studio doors to the public from 10am-4pm all of the long weekend. We invite you to come and see our artwork and participate in the free workshops, demonstrations and interactive activities over the 3 days fun packed days. For more details go to clevedonarttrail.co.nz and sign up to our newsletter so we can send you the Open Studio Event programme as soon as it is ready.

 

The Clevedon Art Trail celebrates creativity and raises the profile of Artists in the Clevedon Area. Local Artists and business owners have joined together with funding and support from the Franklin Local Board and Creative Communities NZ. The Art trail is open largely by appointment all year round along with our special annual Auckland Anniversary Open Studio Event. So, come and discover the Art of rural living, look forward to seeing you soon.

 

Forgotten Arts Upcoming Workshops 2017

September

Friday 1st          Knifemaking                    Book Now

Saturday 2nd    Knifemaking                    Book Now

Sunday 3rd Knifemaking   Book Now

Friday 8th          Knifemaking                Book Now

Saturday 9th       Knifemaking                    Booked Out

Sunday 10th      Knifemaking                    Booked Out

October

Saturday 14th    Knifemaking                    Book Now

Saturday 14th   Candlemaking                  Book Now

Sunday 15th      Knifemaking                    Book Now

Sunday 15th      CandleMaking                  Book Now

Monday 16th     Knifemaking                    Book Now

Saturday 21st     Knifemaking                Book Now

Saturday 21st     Soap Making                    Book Now

Saturday 28th     Knifemaking                    Booked Out

November

Friday 3rd      Knifemaking              Book Now

Saturday 4th       Knifemaking                  Book Now

Saturday 4th       Nuno Felting                  Book Now

Sunday 5th         Felt Gloves & Purse       Book Now

Sunday 5th         Knifemaking                  Book Now

Friday 17th        Knifemaking                   Book Now

Friday 17th        Pyrography 1/2 Day       Book Now

Friday 17th        Pyrography Full Day      Book Now

Saturday 18th    Leatherwork (1 day)       Book Now

Saturday 18th    Leatherwork (2 days)      Book Now

Saturday 19th    Leatherwork (1 day)       Book Now

Saturday 19th    Leatherwork (2nd day continued)

Saturday 18th    Bronze Casting (Day 1) Book Now

Sunday 19th      Bronze Casting (Day 2) Book Now

Saturday 25th    Knifemaking                   Booked Out

Sunday 26th      Knifemaking                   Book Now

Sunday 26th      Cheesemaking                Book Now

Sunday 26th      Bronze Casting (1/2 day) Book Now

December

Saturday 2nd        Knifemaking                    Book Now

Saturday 2nd        Sewing Bee                      Book Now

Sunday 3rd         Vintage teapot                      Book Now

Sunday 3rd         Knifemaking               Book Now

Saturday 9th      Knifemaking                   Book Now

Saturday 9th      Pyrography 1/2 Day        Book Now

Saturday 9th      Pyrography Full Day       Book Now

Sunday 10th      Knifemaking                   Book Now