Earth Plaster & Sculpting

Youth Activities @ Great Lakes Foragers Gathering June 13-26, 2024

Youth Activities @ Great Lakes Foragers Gathering June 13-26, 2024 2560 1920 Strawbale Studio

Twigloo construction & Toad Huts! Strawbale Studio led these two Youth Activities at The Great Lakes Foragers Gathering July 13-16, 2024: This slideshow requires JavaScript. The Foragers Gathering is an…

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April 2024 ~ Worktrade & Activities

April 2024 ~ Worktrade & Activities 1115 836 Strawbale Studio

APRIL 2024 – Worktrade/ Sustainable Skills Program For our April Photo Album click here. April has come and gone and it has brought with it two new WWOOFers, Kate and…

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Sculpting Class for BBAA

Sculpting Class for BBAA 2560 1920 Strawbale Studio
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Association students attended a Tour & Earth Sculpting Class @ Strawbale Studio…and used their existing clay skills to this related, but different media of clay/sand subsoil from the land! What an engaged & creative day! read more

Earth Plaster & Sculpting Workshop ~ Feb 4, 2024

Earth Plaster & Sculpting Workshop ~ Feb 4, 2024 1115 836 Strawbale Studio

OIG!  Oh, Infinite Goodness!  This was a wonderful, fun, connecting class!  We got in the crafting flow, learning how to use this ancient medium, direct from this land!  ‘ Folks…

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TOUR & EARTH SCULPTING CLASS ~ June 10, 2023

TOUR & EARTH SCULPTING CLASS ~ June 10, 2023 1920 2560 Strawbale Studio

June 10, 2023  Tour was rich with networking, along with learning, questions, and hands-on with earth! Joe brings together “Forest Schools” for youth. Clare is networking with Joe as a…

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Winternship Jan 5 – Feb 5, 2022

Winternship Jan 5 – Feb 5, 2022 1920 2560 Strawbale Studio

The 2022 Winternship was a wonderful month, as Ashley Watry came to learn natural building skills to help in her process of creating a natural cottage in Wisconsin. Her focus…

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sculpture class cob art

SCULPTING Workshop ~ Jan. 29, 2022

SCULPTING Workshop ~ Jan. 29, 2022 2560 1920 Strawbale Studio
The Sculpting workshop was like a mini retreat, as we toured the buildings, then settled in to some hours of shaping earth.  Each person had their own expressive design they developed. read more

2020 REPORT & PHOTOS ~ Strawbale Studio Yearly Review!

2020 REPORT & PHOTOS ~ Strawbale Studio Yearly Review! 2560 1920 Strawbale Studio

 This 2020 End-of Year Review is still under some construction. It includes Classes & Activities,  Intern,  Projects,  Photos, Visitors, Guest Teachers, Gifts & Donors! 2020 Winternship Rocket Stove Class group picture                …

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SEPTEMBER INTERNSHIP 2020

SEPTEMBER INTERNSHIP 2020 2560 1920 Strawbale Studio

SEPTEMBER INTERNSHIP 9-2020       September Intern Photo Album CALENDAR September 1 Intern arrival. Shane & Levi, Ellie, Cy. Sept 3 Angela, Sept 6, Haley. Haley – ½ Pay Worktrader 10 hr/week…

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Getting Natural

Getting Natural 1920 2560 Strawbale Studio

I have been reflecting on what simple, enjoyable things can help make a place, a home “more natural”.  Last year a fellow attended the Earth Plaster & Sculpting Workshop, and…

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