Willow Deer Sculpture Workshop with Jo Sadler – COURSE FULL



Day course

Jo Sadler

13 February 2023

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

£125 including materials

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This course is part of Dillington Discoveries Winter week.

Join local Somerset artist Jo Sadler of ‘Forged n Willow’ to make a 4 foot high willow deer with a basic metal frame. Jo will guide you through each step to create your animal for your home or garden using locally grown willow from the Somerset levels.

Wear older clothes as it can get grubby, bring your own secateurs if you like, and plenty of enthusiasm!

All materials provided and full guidance to make a lovely deer.


Tutor information

Jo Sadler has been weaving with willow for four years now and makes all sorts of sculptures from Chickens to Deer, Arches for Weddings, bespoke commissions and runs courses to make sculptures. She is a supplier to the National Trust and has recently made Barrington Court a gaggle of geese for their Easter trail as well as creating winter displays for last two years in the grounds. Jo has several deer displayed at Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens which appeared at Dillington House at Christmas pulling the sleigh!  Currently using Studi0ne at The Craft Centre, Broadwindsor, where Jo also runs future courses and sells sculptures. Her passion for weaving is never ending and really enjoys a course which just opens the door to a complete new creative world, also learning to weld so she can expand into metal sculpture and hopes to use more materials too!

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