Instructor: Carlene South
Description: The Art of Basketry has been practiced for thousands of years by nearly every culture on the planet. It is an Art form that combines hand crafting, aesthetics, and geometry to marry form to function. In this class you will learn the fundamentals. You will utilize natural materials, mostly palm reed and seagrass, some woods, while learning about various cultural traditions and practices. You will begin by creating baskets designed for utility then progress into forms which combine intricate patterns and complex 3-dimensional geometries.