As a teacher, Matt Jackson specialises in creating courses using organic materials, non-toxic processes, and recycled objects.
Below are examples of courses, but he welcomes proposals and can custom-create a workshop for you.
WORBLA mask-making workshop.
Ambacht in Beeld Festival. September 24 & 25, 2022 NDSM Amsterdam https://ambachtinbeeldfestival.nl/
Three-hour masterclasses in making masks from a thermoplastic called Worbla.
-heating and forming of the Worbla
-information on painting and other finishing techniques.
The Rising Puppet Workshop.
Four-day workshop creating unique puppet characters inspired by 'found-objects"
-technical instruction and fabrication of heads, hands, and arms
-sculpting with professional grade air-drying clay and polymer clay
-personal guidance in problem-solving how to design with found-objects
-various techniques for assembly
The Living Mask Workshop.
Three-day workshop making masks from recycled papers and organic glues.
-plaster life-cast making on fellow participants
-sculpting unique mask from clay
-making organic glues
-casting papier-mache mask
-painting and other finishing techniques