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1. SATURDAY - JUNE 10 (CLASS WITH TEACHER DAR STONE-WOODBURNING ON GOURDS.
2. FRIDAY JUNE 16 HUICHOL BEADED GOURD BOWL WITH TEACHER ROBIN
MUST SIGN UP BY MAY 31, 2023
3. SATURDAY JUNE 17 RAFFIA SAMPLER WITH DYED PINE NEEDLES WITH VICKIE ECHOLS
MUST SIGN UP BY MAY 31, 2023
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WOODBURNING ON GOURDS
“THE BASICS AND BEYOND”
With Dar Stone
June 10, 2023 1 PM-4 PM
In this FREE WORKSHOP we will introduce you to the tools and techniques needed to add another skill, WOODBURNING, to your gourd artist toolbox. You will learn and see the pros and cons of different types and models of wood burning units and accessories , including pens, transfer mediums, and other pyrography equipment. If you are not a wood burning artist yet the information and skills presented could possibly save
you money and a lot of frustration! For those of you who are wood burning on gourds already and have a variable HEAT-REGULATED wood burning unit, please bring your stuff and an example of your work to share with everyone. Also bring several 4 to 5 inch, medium to large pieces of cleaned gourd scraps or a cleaned practice gourd to work on. In addition make a list of any problems you might be having or tips we can all share, solve or learn from. Hope to see you there!P.S. We will be raffling off a beginner’s wood burning kit!
HUICHOL BEADED GOURD BOWL WITH ROBIN
Where: Jeannie's home
Date: Friday - June 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 to 5:00
Class Level: All
Description: Learn the Huichol (wet-chol) method used by Indigenous Natives in West Central Mexico. Using bee's wax and brightly colored beads, like a mosaic with geometric shapes.
Tools to bring with you:
old rag, awl and exacto knife.
Material provided: Tutorial, gourd piece variety of colorful beads, bee's wax, bail and cord for hanging.
CONTACT JEANNIE AT (626) 589-5129 TO SAVE A PLACE BY MAY 31
RAFFIA SAMPLER WITH PINE NEEDLES WITH VICKI ECHOLS
Where: Jeannie's home - Albuquerque (626) 589-5129
Date: Saturday - June 17,2023
Time: 9:00 - 4:00
Cost: $65 - Includes Black Walnut slice, glycerinated pine needles (2oz. dyed & 1 oz. natural) hat raffia, stitching needle and a detailed tutorial that will be emailed after the class.
Description: You will start with a black walnut slice and learn how to work with hat raffia to create a variety of stitches that really pop against the dyed pine needles. You will learn closed coiling to camouflage your color changes.
Required Materials for students: Needle nose pliers, good sharp scissors and fine tip wire cutters.
Length of the class: 6 hours. Students will not finish the project in class but I do provide a detailed tutorial so you will be able to finish at home.