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Psychedelic Weaving Design with Bigfoot


Psychedelic Weaving Design with Bigfoot

Serge Volken

Thursday, 18. October, 2018 - ROZET, Kortestraat 16, Arnhem

13.00-18.00, (1 pm - 6 pm)

Skill Level: All Skill Levels Welcome!

Course Description: Create eye dazzling basket weave designs from scratch with no other special tools than a swivel knife and bevelers. You will start with pen and paper, learning some formulas. These formulas will be applied on different grids creating a wide variety of possibilities. As to the practical part of carving we will explore highly efficient ways to fill space with woven textures. Some materials donated by Gentle Craft, Hermann Oak Leather Company and Shoemuseum Lausanne, Switzerland.

Student Should Bring: Soft pencil (3B or 5B), pencil sharpener, ruler, colored pencils, rawhide hammer or maul, swivel knife, strop, bevelers, matting tools, pear shaders and whatever other carving tool you fancy. *NO BASKET WEAVE STAMPS*

Serge Volken 

The Al Stohlman Award Laureate 2017 Serge Volken a.k.a. Bigfoot has dedicated his entire adult life to leather, be it as a craftsman, instructor at vocational schools and design schools or a researcher in leather archaeology and explorer of techniques and applications of the craft. The quality of his teachings is based on a thoroughly researched basis and structured to be easily understandable.  A glimpse of his sometimes unorthodox teaching methods can be seen on his YouTube channel, He speaks French, German, English, Italian and Spanish.

Cancellation Policy

• There is a $25 administration fee for cancelling a workshop.
  (The cost of the workshop will be refunded minus the $25 fee.)
• No refunds after FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018.