Exploring Antler Basketry
November 15, 2020 – November 21, 2020
In this workshop students will be introduced to combining the beauty of natural shed deer antlers with artisan style basket weaving. During class you will combine nature and art to create fanciful and functional Appalachian antler baskets. By exploring various drilling techniques and sculptural forms, participants can also create their own unique antler weavings, using a variety of organic colors and natural materials including vines, cordages, reeds, grasses and fibers. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600
Mark Hendry is a full-time artisan specializing in historic handcraft with a focus on using natural materials. He has over 30 years’ experience as a professional teacher of fine and performing arts in private, public and magnet schools, Hendry travels the country teaching all levels and ages. He teaches regularly for the John C. Campbell Folk School, is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, and is the director and resident artist for Mountain Heritage Handcraft, located in Blue Ridge, Georgia.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.