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Make a Kinetic Mobile by hand, using laser-cut materials at FLAX-LAB

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In this workshop, we’ll consider the elements that make a mobile come together as a harmonious whole: colour, shape, size, movement and space.

We’ll guide you through testing different gauge wires and threads, and creating a mobile structure. Then, using our FLAX-LAB laser cutter, we’ll design decorative pieces and cut them onto card and acrylic, with the option of adding vinyl-cut shapes. As you assemble your mobile, you’ll be testing the position of the cut pieces, tweaking the wire supports, adjusting the overall height, fine-tuning each piece’s rotation, so that your mobile comes together as a balanced, moving sculpture.

Designed to be a fun and experimental session, you’ll take home your own completed mobile.

This mobile-making workshop is hosted at FLAX-LAB, the Flax Art Studios’ digital fabrication lab in Belfast city centre.

Materials included.
Suitable for beginners.

Spaces are limited to ensure participants have the chance to play with and test ideas. Book here.

Event Address: FLAX-LAB, 5 North Street, Belfast, BT1 1NA

Advanced Booking is Required https://flaxartstudios.org/courses

Suitable For: Adults 18+

Accessibility Information

1. Building: Ground floor, flat-access, with accessible toilet 2. The process and materials planned for this workshop require dexterity to tie knots, and the ability to see fine threads, such as fishing line and cotton. If this might present a difficulty, please let us know so we can adapt to suit your needs.

Organiser: : Flax Art Studios

Event Email: : admin@flaxartstudios.org

Event Website: : https://flaxartstudios.org/courses

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Flax Art Studios

Starts: Sun 18 Aug at 2:00 pm

Ends: Sun 18 Aug at 5:00 pm

Craft Type: Mixed Media Construction

Event Location: Antrim

Event Type: Workshop

Price: £20