Saturday All Day and Morning Classes

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S-AM-2


Trim with Pine Needles and Beads      

Instructor: JoElla Manning       inside Classroom #1

Cost: Member—$50, Non-Member—$55

All Day—8:30 am — 5:30 pm

Inside Classroom #1

Skill Level: All

Description: Have fun mixing and matching dyed pine needles, waxed linen, beads, and type of stitch; all to complement your gourd rim. All materials are provided for your selections, and unfinished gourds (medium round) will be available and ready to use. Note: You may bring your finished gourd if the opening is larger than your hand----holes will be drilled in class.

Students Must Bring: Small sharp pointed scissors and jewelry pliers.

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S-AM-4


Bamboo Vase          

Instructor: Sherry Briscoe       

Cost: Member—$45, Non-Member—$50

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 learn how to paint bamboo and leaves by “floating” gold paint, and flowers with white paint. They will have time to practice the strokes before proceeding to paint the designs on their gourds. After completing the painting, they will apply a sealer/varnish and attach a gold cord to the top of the vase.

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

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S-AM-5


Holiday oil lamp         

Instructor: Evelyn Johny Blunt       

Cost: Member—$50, Non-member—$55

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Inside Classroom #4

Skill Level: All

Description: Canteen gourd with holly design. Canteen Gourd, Acrylic paint and Oil candle insert to be provided.

Students Must Bring: Paint brushes: 1" filbert, script, small round, 1/4" fla 

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S_AM-8


Weaving         

Instructor: Laraine Short       

Cost: Member—$50, Non-Member—$55

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Outside Classroom #5

Skill Level: All

Description: Weave a design on front of gourd with different thread and an easy over and around technique on top.

Students must bring: Drill and small drill bit

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S-AM-9


Scribble burn leaf with scribble carved rim     

Instructor: Troy Tatum        

Cost: Member—$50, Non-Member—$55

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Outside Classroom #8

Skill Level: All

Description: Come scribble with us! We will utilize the underused technique of scribbling to burn the background of the leaf and to carve the rim treatment.

Students must bring: adjustable temperature pyrography tool with a skew nib pen and a small ball or writing nib pen and a Dremel type tool or a micro carver with medium sized inverted cone and a small to medium size ball steel burrs.

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S-AM-11

Native Baskets         

Instructor: Rebecca Watty      

Cost: Member—$55, Non-Member—$60

Morning 8:30 am — 12:00 pm

Outside Classroom #6

Skill Level: All

Description: Learn to weave a Native American basket with traditional Cherokee colors such as bloodroot and walnut or butternut.

Students Must Bring: Water bottle and scissors

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S-AM-13


VOLUNTEER SESSION

8:30 — 12:00 PM        

Contact Tonya Cubeta, tcubeta@gmail.com