Sculptural Basketry and Fiber Construction
This online course features the following types of interaction:
- Live meetings
- Live critiques
In this workshop, you will learn various basketry construction techniques including coiling, twining, plaiting, netting, and interlacing. You’ll also learn how to create your own cordage from recycled materials. We’ll study historic basketry traditions, and also look at the way contemporary artists are using fiber construction techniques today. Using materials found and foraged, we’ll explore potential for complex and evocative sculptural forms that you can create from anywhere!
- Fiber rush: Any color, Just make sure to get 2 sizes- 4/32” AND 3/32”
- Waxed Linen
(also available at hhperkins.com, JoAnn’s, craft stores)
- Tapestry needle
- Yarn (assorted colors/ sizes)
- Long Pine Needles:
- Wire/ wire cutters
- Found and foraged natural materials (we’ll discuss options in class)
- Found objects/ materials, embroidery thread, rope, yarn, fabric, recycled plastic bags, netted vegetable bags, buttons, notions…
- Flat or round basketry reed
This class uses the Zoom platform.
Sculptural Basketry and Fiber Construction is also being offered on another date and time. View Sculptural Basketry and Fiber Construction (NC652-01) for details.
Jenine Shereos is a sculptor and installation artist specializing in fiber and textile processes. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and published in The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Frame Magazine, Make Magazine, Textile Plus Magazine, and Mary Schoeser’s publication; Textiles: The Art of Mankind. Shereos is also a … Read more