Studio One Toi Tū - Rei Niho Bone Carving with Paua Shell

19 May 2019
Sun 19 May, 9.30am - 4pm
With Maha Tomo
Event type: 
Art, Public Program, Workshop/Seminar
Price: 
$150
Venue: 
Studio One Toi Tū
Address: 
1 Ponsonby Road
Region: 
Auckland

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Create your own whale’s tooth out of beef bone. This tikanga based contemporary workshop will introduce you various carving and design processes. Develop a new technical skill set using files, drills and polishing tools. You will also have the option of adding a Paua shell insert.

Experiment with both wet and dry sanding techniques to finish off your taonga. During this workshop participants will also learn traditional lashing and binding techniques used in Māori Object art.

Class 12 max. 
Materials included.

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Studio One Toi Tu

16 Mar 2019

Interests Studio One offers more ways for Aucklanders to to meet and share ideas, skills and practices with each other and our community. We’re always keen to receive proposals from makers and innovators with ideas for events, activities, courses, workshops and exhibitions.