Small Clay Bird Workshop

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

12 Mar 2022 Once Only Event

Join Eden Unearthed’s artists Michelle Perrett and Christina Frank to craft your own small clay bird sculpture. Primary aged children.

This is a great school holiday activity to learn more about art and the environment. What a great mix!

Artists Michelle Perrett and Christina Frank have made a work for Eden Unearthed which celebrates small native birds in our environment and considers their vulnerability. In this garden workshop join Michelle and Christina as we take a walk, look and listen for birds, and see their installation, ‘Small Bird’. Inspired by this we will draw some small bird species, then make our own sculptures of small birds out of clay to take home.

Ceramic birds represent vulnerable small birds in our environment. Made of unglazed fired mostly white earthenware paper clay, they are laid on a collection of bush materials forming a nest, or it could be suggestive of a midden. The artists have attempted to represent small birds they were familiar with growing up in Sydney bush suburbs but are now rarer. Included are Pardalotes, Superb Fairy Wrens, wee bills and scrub wrens.

Bring: a hat, drink and snack, wear old clothes or bring an art shirt or apron.

Facilities

Bar Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Family Friendly Free Wifi Parents Room Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Rates

Free Entry

Event Dates

Once Only Event

12 Mar 2022

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