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Workshop with Katy Cottrell



Sun 21 Jul 2024, 10:30 am - 4:00pm


Academy Galleries
1 Queens Wharf


Visual Arts, Conferences Workshops Classes, Carving, Decorative Art, Drawing




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Sunday 21st July 2024

Introduction to Marquetry

One Day Workshop with Katy Cottrell

Marquetry is the art of ‘drawing’ with wood veneers, cutting intricate jigsaws of imagery and inlaying into or onto timbers. In this workshop have a go at exploring the different veneers, getting to know the chisels and knives, and create your own take-home work having learnt the fundamentals to take it further.

No experience needed. All tools and materials provided. Age 16 and above. Must be able to use small hand tools safely.  Minimum number will be required to go ahead.

About your tutor

Katy Cottrell specialised in marquetry for her Master of Fine Art degree and is New Zealand’s youngest and only female member of the Marquetry Society.

Date: Sunday 21st July 2024

Times: 10.30 am to 4 pm

Location: Academy Galleries

Cost: $175           Light lunch included.

Limit: 10 persons

To Book: phone 04 499 8807 or email to book for Katy’s class here


Where to find us:

Hours:  Daily 10am - 5pm


Address: 1 Queens Wharf, Wellington, NZ

Postal Address: PO Box 25482, Wellington 6140

Phone:  04 499 8807





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