How can a sculpture exhibition at a botanic garden inspire visitors to create their own pices of art? The ‘Arts and Crafts’ group from Mosaic wondered aroung the University of Leicester Botanic Garden and looked, touched, even listened to the sculptures that are exhibited amongst the living plants collections. The group then created their own sculptures out of clay.
After a lovely lunch break in the gardens, Catherine from Groundwork, Leicester worked together with the participants to create a piece of collective art made from willow! Catherine demonstrated different techniques of willow weaving and the participants really enjoyed putting together circles and leaf shapes which were turned into a big fruit shape. It’s up to your imagination what this fruit could be..an apple, an orange or…(see the picture below and make up your own mind!).