Straw Marquetry One Week Intensive Workshop
What will you do during the workshop?
This one-week intensive workshop, or 10-session course will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to create beautiful decorative pieces using rye straw. Throughout the workshop, participants will acquire a comprehensive understanding of rye straw marquetry techniques. Starting with the basics, you will learn how to properly open and flatten the straw, preparing it for use. You will be guided through the delicate process of gluing the straw to a substrate, ensuring that your creations are securely affixed and durable. As the workshop progresses, you will explore the art of pattern-making, both simple geometric designs and more elaborate ones like the timeless chevron pattern. You will learn to harmonize colors, create striking contrasts, and bring designs to life with the natural beauty and shine of rye straw. By the end of the intensive 5-day workshop or the 10-sessions course, you will have transformed an ordinary entrance mirror into a stunning piece of art .You will go home with a lot of know how ready to embrace new projects.
What Participants Have to Say
Judith is a wonderful teacher! I had the privilege of learning from her this morning the art of Straw Marquetry. Judith patiently taught us the history, tools and materials of this rare artisian craft. I felt that this was a special experience and I look forward to learning more.
Judith is an artist with endless enthusiasm and amounts of knowledge, conveying her very special knowledge with simplicity and humility. I had a lot of fun and would recommend it to anyone.