Sunday, June 16, 2024

Cut and Fold Workshop: Exploring paper through simply cutting and folding

wed31jul11:00 amwed4:00 pmCut and Fold Workshop: Exploring paper through simply cutting and folding11:00 am - 4:00 pm RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street, Birmingham, B3 1SA Event Organized ByRBSA Gallery

Event Details

Cut and Fold Workshop with Clare Pentlow ARBSA – Learning about the potential of paper through cutting and folding.
We’ll be looking at geometric folding creating architectural forms and structures, whilst also gaining an insight into how Clare creates her own unique more organic designs. A day of two halves learning about different techniques with paper and how you can create your own paper art.
Age group and abilities to be taught

18 years and above
Suitable for all abilities

Course aims and skills/knowledge to be taught

Geometric Folding
Confidence with a scalpel
Paper sculpture through cutting and folding paper.
How to create your own designs

Course outline for Cut and Fold Workshop
Morning Activity

Geometric Folding
Learning some of the basic shapes and language in origami and how to interpret different designs
Enjoy creating your own designs
Origami Artists / Paper Engineers to further explore

Afternoon Activity

Learn how Clare creates her unique paper art
Simple cutting techniques, gaining confidence in using a scalpel
Different ways to sculpt paper and combining cutting and folding

Materials and equipment provided
All materials and equipment provided and included in the fee

You may bring in your own scalpel to use

Methods of assessing outcomes

Completion of an evaluation form

Booking information

To book please visit the RBSA Gallery website and click ‘workshops’ at the top of the page. Alternatively, please call the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 during opening hours Tues-Sat 10.30am – 5pm. Bookings can also be made in person at the Gallery. Payment in full is required at the time of booking to secure a place.
Payments can be made by card online, by card over the phone, and by cash/card at the Gallery.
Places are limited to 8 people. Allocation will take place on a first-come first-served basis.
Please inform the RBSA Gallery when booking of any health conditions or additional needs as some workshops might not be suitable.
A valid student ID must be provided to receive a student discount.

Cancellation Policy

If you, the customer cancels your booked workshop, we are unable to offer you a refund.
Transfers to an alternative workshop may be possible depending on the circumstance and is of the discretion of the RBSA Gallery.
In the event of under-subscription, workshops may be cancelled or re-arranged. We will give you as much notice as possible if this happens and you will be able to transfer to another course or receive a full refund. The RBSA is unable to refund additional expenses, such as travel and accommodation.
If you are booked on a workshop and do not turn up on the day, a refund will not be given.

Continual Professional Development (CPD) and Copyright

We welcome bookings from people attending for Continual Professional Development (CPD). However, our workshops are not designed as CPD. If your employer is paying for the course or you require more details about what you expect from the course, please contact the Gallery in advance before booking.
The workshop content and any information provided (e.g. handouts, guidance notes, etc.) are the intellectual property of the artist delivering the workshop. They should not be used or reproduced without permission from the artist (e.g. copying handouts to use in any classes workshop attendees might deliver themselves afterwards).

Other information

The workshop will take place in the RBSA Gallery, floor 1. The space will be closed to visitors and will only be used by workshop attendees. However, staff and volunteers will need to walk through the space at various points in the day to access the staff office, which is located on the same floor.
Attendees can leave their materials in the workshop space during their breaks but the RBSA will not be responsible for any loss or damages.
Please bring a packed lunch. Alternatively, there are a number of cafés and sandwich shops within walking distance of the Gallery.
Please bring an old shirt or apron to help protect your clothing.
The continuous redevelopment work in the city centre has caused increased traffic, delays, and diversions in and around the City Centre. Therefore, please allow yourself plenty of travel time, plan your route, and check your parking arrangements.
If you are travelling by car, please ensure your car is clean air zone compliant, or charges may occur.

The RBSA Gallery is open on: Tuesday – Saturday. Opening hours are 10.30am – 5.00pm. Plus Sunday (summer months) 11.00am – 4.00pm

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Time

July 31, 2024 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

RBSA Gallery

4 Brook Street, Birmingham, B3 1SA

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RBSA Gallery

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts through a range of exhibitions, events and workshops.

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