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Headdress Base Workshop-ONLINE CLASS

Headdress Base Workshop – With Anja Yamaji

Online class to learn how to make a durable and lightweight headdress base.

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CLASS DESCRIPTION 

This 2-hour workshop will teach you how to make a durable and lightweight headdress base from scratch. Follow step-by-step instructions to recreate three different base styles in real time.

Anja Yamaji has been teaching this headdress workshop in-person across Texas and now you can take it no matter where you are! This class covers how to create the base. Once you’re familiar with how to build the base, check out the Headdress Workshop – Fan and Floral Design to decorate it. Use this base as a starting point for a headdress for costumes, festivals, concerts, special events, body paint competitions, photo shoots, and more. (See class HERE)

In this class you’ll learn:

  • How to create a headdress pattern
  • How to shape and glue craft foam
  • 3 different base styles
  • Tools in Anja’s toolbox
  • Materials necessary for headdresses, such as craft foam and floral foam
  • Types of glues including contact cement, water-based glues, and resin-based glues
  • Professional tips, dos and don’ts in headdress making

SKILL LEVEL: ALL

PDF DOWNLOADS:

You’ll receive printable PDF files of the following:

  • Pattern for the universal base (print on 8.5×11 sheet and cut out)
  • Pattern layout sheet to explain how to lay your pattern pieces on the table
  • Step-by-step written instructions for how to make the headdress base
  • List of types of glues
  • Checklist of materials and tools for making the base
  • List of what’s in my toolbox
  • Links to all materials, glues and tools

DURATION: 2 hours

(See class HERE)

IMPORTANT NOTE:

This class does not cover how to decorate the headdress. Learn how embellish the base in the Headdress Workshop – Fan and Floral Design.

OPTIONAL:

• Materials Kit for Headdress Base

The kit is available to purchase on Etsy. It includes:

  • craft foam
  • head band
  • strap and elastic
  • floral foam

TAKE THIS CLASS WITH AWARD WINNING INSTRUCTOR Anja Yamaji HERE