Lantern Workshop Date: Sunday 16 October 2011 Time: 10am – 4pm Location: Access Studio, 1 Barolin St, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery Tutor: Jenny Gilbertson Materials to bring along 2 old jar lids An assortment of materials for decoration of your lantern, for example, coloured fabric, flattened dried leaves, butterfly wings, seeds etc, note that the items must be flat
Workshop Overview Create beautiful freeform lanterns in this one day workshop. Childers Artist Jenny Gilbertson will show you some simple techniques using cane to make a structural framework for your lantern. Your creation will then be covered with thin paper and decorated with items of your choice. This workshop will allow you the opportunity to work at your own comfort level; you can create a complex, large, multi section moving parts lantern or a simpler design.
10:00am - 10.15am Discussion and demonstration of basic techniques used 10:15am -11:45am Building the framework of the lantern Morning tea 12pm -1:30pm Apply covering of paper ‘skin’ (allow to dry during lunch) 1:30pm -2:30pm LUNCH 2:30pm - 4:00pm Lantern decoration: multiple layers of paper, miscellaneous materials, paint Please note the above timeline is a rough overview and may be subject to change.