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Saturday, November 2 • 11:00am - 2:00pm
Finding Your Troll Tale - Creating Your Troll Tail. The Myths and Talismans of Trolls

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In the Troll world, tales and remembered experiences are of great importance. Trolls remember their tales by collecting various small objects and tying them in a patterned sequence onto their tails or clothing, using each object as a part of their "remembering." In this workshop, Brian and Wendy Froud will help you to discover your own tale. You will then create your "tail" - in this case either a wooden stick, necklace, bracelet or fabric/leather strip, using natural objects and a small, polymer clay object created in the workshop. You may also bring something of your own that you would like to incorporate into the finished piece.

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Brian Froud

For over 35 years, Brian Froud has been regarded as the pre-eminent faerie artist in the world and an authority on faeries and faerie lore. His international best-selling book, "Fairies" with fantasy and Tolkien illustrator Alan Lee is considered a modern classic. His landmark work with Jim Henson as conceptual designer on feature films "The Dark Crystal", "Labyrinth" and other Henson projects set new standards for design, puppeteering and... Read More →
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Wendy Froud

Wendy Froud has been a doll maker since the age of five. As soon as she could bend a pipe cleaner and tape bits of fabric together she began to make the kind of dolls she couldn't buy. Dolls of centaurs and satyrs, unicorns and faeries, all to populate her childhood world. She continues to do so to this day. Wendy worked as sculptor and puppet builder for Jim Henson for many years, primarily on the films "The Dark Crystal," "Labyrinth," and... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:00am - 2:00pm
Harbour Rooms

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