Friday All Day or Morning Classes

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Half Moon Footed Basket with Infinity Rim     

Instructor: Vickie Echols       

Cost: Member—$82, Non-Member—$87

All Day—8:30 am — 5:30 pm

(outside Classroom #7)

Skill Level: All

  

Description: You will begin by building a foot to support your basket. You will be coiling with glycerinated pine needles onto a prepared gourd using waxed linen. You will learn how to incorporate beads into your weaving and finish it off with an infinity twisted rim.

Students Must Bring: Sharp scissors, jewelry size wire cutters and small needle nose pliers

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Mr. Bobble Head Turtle 

Instructor: Toni Mickle        

Cost: Member—$60, Non-member—$65

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

inside Classroom #1

Skill Level: All

Description: You will be making a Bobble head turtle using a cannon ball, banana and canteen gourd. you will be staining prepared gourds to your desired color. You will add cording to make the design. then learn the assembly to balance the gourd so it will move its head.

Students Must Bring: apron, dust mask, gloves. All other supplies will be provided by the Instructor.

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Charming Mud Light        

Instructor: Terry and Sandy Jordan      

Cost: Member—$55, Non-member—$60

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Inside Classroom #2

Skill Level: All


Description: The student will use a small cannonball gourd to create this light. The student will learn to “mud” a five petal flower and leaf design on the gourd. They will also learn how to create a triple cluster. Holes will then be drilled to allow light to come through the gourd. Mud is a dimensional paint developed by Margot Clark. Her mud and techniques will be used. Instructor will supply mud, brush, gourd (cleaned and painted), base and light kit. Mudding kits will be available to purchase. 

I want to thank, Margot Clark and Carol Craig for teaching me this beautiful technique.

Students must bring: Nothing but an apron

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Tatanka          

Instructor: Sherry Briscoe       

Cost: Member—$,40 Non-Member—$45

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Inside Classroom #3

Skill Level: All


Description: In this class, students will learn how to base-coat a gourd eliminating those aggravating 

paint ridges. They will then learn a painting technique to mimic faux horsehair pottery. They will trace their bison/tatanka pattern and paint it in silhouette. They will finish the gourd bowl by painting the inside with a mixture of ModPodge and black paint.

Students must bring: An apron to protect your clothes, and a hair dryer. If you have any favorite paint brushes, you may bring them, but the instructor will have brushes for student use. 

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Blooming Dreams        

Instructor: Nancy Amburgey      

Cost: Member—$55, Non-member—$60

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Inside Classroom #4

Skill Level: All

Description: A small wall hanging will be made by wood burning and painting a flower during the class. In addition, the center of the flower will include a dream catcher. Lastly, the student can add feathers and possibly some beads to finalize the project. Students should finish the gourd in class. However, if they do not, instructions will be provided to finish on their own. 

Students Must Bring: A wood burner with skewer and ball tip pens, apron, gloves and heat gun. If a student has specific feathers or beads, they would like to use, please bring them also. Beads will need to go through 4 ply waxed linen thread.

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Gourd Necklace        

Instructor: Orchid Davis        

Cost: Member—$50, Non-Member—$55

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Outside Classroom #5

Skill Level: All

Description: Choice of either a Tiger...Hawk...Bobcat...or Horse ( or add a horn for a Unicorn) . Only time to do one necklace in class but I'll have kits for 4 to choose from.

Students Must Bring: a variable heat woodburner and pens (I'm a Colwood dealer & have 3 I can loan) scissors, graphite paper and masking tape to transfer pattern.

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Acrylic Skins         

Instructor: Suzi Nonn        

Cost: Member—$40, Non-member—$45

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Outside Classroom #6

Skill Level: All

Description: Explore the endless possibilities of acrylic skins. In class, each student will pour two skins to take home (it takes 48-72 hours to dry, approximately a week to cure). The skins will be stored in boxes to be picked up Sunday afternoon. If you are not here on Sunday, you need to make arrangements for someone to pick up your skins. 

The instructor will provide acrylic skins already cured and everyone will make six cabochon pendants to use as future gourd embellishments. Instructor will provide tips on how to directly apply an acrylic skin on a gourd. If you have any questions, please email me at suzi.nonn@gmail.com

I want to thank Tonia Owen for all of her help in developing this class.

Students must bring: Wear old clothes

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Chipmunk Pyrography        

Instructor: Troy Tatum        

Cost: Member—$50, Non-Member—$55

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Outside Classroom #8

Skill Level: All

Description: Come join us in making this cute chipmunk feeding on an acorn. We will woodburn the design, add shading and border and color the gourd.

Students Must Bring: Adjustable temperature pyrography tool with skew nib pen, medium to large ball or other shading nib pens.

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Looping Coil joined with a stick       

Instructor: Debbie Wilson       

Cost: Member—$50, Non-Member—$55

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Inside Classroom #9

Skill Level: All

Enjoy the process of Coiling around and back, forming loops on a dyed and sealed gourd. You will finish this art piece by interweaving the loops with a stick.

Students Must Bring: apron and a tapestry needle , I am providing all materials except needles.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION

8:30 — 12:00 PM        

Contact Tonya Cubeta, tcubeta@gmail.com