Make a Wire Poppy

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A wire poppy sculpture on a white background
workshop description:

Make your own bright poppy from coloured copper wire. Flora Gare with give you step by step instructions and teach you how to bend, join and layer the wire to create this very special flower. Perfect for your home or use a metal rod to display in your garden.

materials:

All materials provided including a steel rod, but if you have a small pair of pliers, please bring them.

Picture of Flora Gare smiling in a garden
Tutor: Flora Gare

Flora is a sculptor and has been teaching drawing and sculpture in workshops, schools and adult education for over 20 years.
She graduated with an MA in Sculpture from Winchester School of Art and has since undertaken exhibitions and public commissions for various spaces such as hospitals, swimming pools and galleries including the New Ashgate gallery, Farnham. Inspired by the elements of light and water she uses delicate materials to explore time, memory and nostalgia in original and unexpected ways.

To learn more about Flora visit her website axisweb.org/p/floragare/