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Teacher Workshop: Imaginative Recycling with Plastics

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Sat., May 18, 2013 | 10 am – 4 pm
$50, bring your own lunch (Class size limited to 16)
6 Washington State clock hours provided at no charge.

Making sculpture from recyclable plastics is fun, and results in unique environmentally friendly artworks. Presented by internationally recognized recycled plastics artist, David Edgar, co-author of Fantastic Recycled Plastic, the workshop will include orientation to materials, equipment, and techniques as well as demonstrations of fundamentals for both large and small assembly projects. Participants will complete two or more pieces during the program. For more information about David Edgar’s work, visit www.plastiquarium.com.

Advanced preparation. Teachers will need to bring their own cleaned plastic containers and a selection of basic hand tools. Contact burked@uw.edu for the following handouts: “Bottle Collecting Tips” and “Student Tools and Materials.”

Preregistration required by May 10. To register, please call 206-543-9681 or send an email to burked@uw.edu followed by a $50 check made out to Burke Education and sent to:

Burke Education
Attn: Plastics Workshop
Box 353010
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Questions? Please contact Burke Education at 206-543-9681 or burked@uw.edu.

David Edgar
Plastiquarium panel fish
Red-tailed flying snark