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Concrete Objects for the Home @ The Hepworth Wakefield

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Join Wakefield-based artist Jessica Kendall for a weekend introduction to creating household design objects with concrete. Book here

After visiting the galleries to look at the finishes used in Hepworth’s sculptures and the building itself, you will experiment with a selection of mounlds and dyes to create a number of planters, vases, fruit bowls, door stops, coasters, candle holders or an ornamental pieces for the home.

The artist will introduce the popularity and properties of concrete and how to work with it safely, from mixing to casting and finishing.

About the tutor

Jessica Kendall studied at Chelsea College of Art and Design and Leeds College of Art, and now works from her studio at The Art House, Wakefield. Her work crosses contemporary sculpture, jewellery design and homeware. She recently presented a solo exhibition Cataclysmat Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Leeds, and a selection of her concrete candle holders are stocked in The Hepworth Wakefield shop.

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