“This is a very meditative and tactile process. [It] is a fun technique that will allow you further exploration of materials.” - Birgit Moffatt, artist.
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Learn the versatile technique of wire looping! In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn the technique of croqueting wire, called ‘looping’. Follow artist Birgit Moffatt as she teaches you how to delicately loop thin wire around sturdy natural objects, creating personal petit taonga that you can take home with you.
A meditative and fun technical practice, this workshop is a great opportunity to engage with a unique artistic skill whilst being surrounded by beautiful portraits painted by Star Gossage, in 'Star Gossage: He Tangata The People' ( https://www.nzportraitgallery.org.nz/exhibitions/2020/11/25/star-gossage ), the NZ Portrait Gallery's summer exhibition for 2020-2021.
All materials provided in ticket cost.
Bring your camera or pen and paper for notes if you wish. Food not provided, but many cafes close to the Gallery.