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“Fancy Shawl Dancer”
A fun design! Inspired by the Fancy Shawl Dancers at traditional Native American PowWows.
Develop your carving and wood burning skills as well as weaving Torrey Pine Needles.
"Tipi Camp"Learn how to carve.
#104 Saturday – Carved Turtle with Pottery Shards
Carve a classic design and learn how to inlay authentic pottery shards. We will be wood burning, carving, and perfecting the art of inlay. The gourd will be finished with a rim of Torrey Pine needles. The skills you will learn or master in this class can be used on any gourd project. It will be a fun day of carving a great piece of art! Class will be held outside.
Materials & preparation fee: $40 All Levels
Tools needed: A good quality dust mask, mini jigsaw, wood burner, an awl, power carving tool (Dremel, Master Carver, etc.), and any burrs you may have. I will have burrs available to purchase.
A little different twist to a Dream Catcher. Work with TransTint dyes and learn how to weave a beautiful dream catcher. To add a little flare to the gourd, you will be adding an array of beads around the dream catcher. Fun, fun fun! Dimensions: 6” x 6”
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“Spirit Shamans”Let your imagination run wild.You will have tons of fun combining so many different materials: copper, cloth, wire, feathers, paint and of course gourds!
“Carved Spirit Bear”
A design packed full of techniques. Carving, patinas, metal and pine needle weaving. Woodburning, carving, cabochon inlay.
“Critter Pot”Carving, wood burning, and a cabochon inlay.
Saturday, April 28 9am-4:00pm
Sunday,April 24 $55.00 9:00am-4:00pm
Combine your creativity and the wonderful materials provided to create a stunning and unique wall hanging. You will be provided with everything; a small gourd, copper, feathers, beads, textured medium and paints.
A piece of weathered wood, salvaged from an old Oregon barn will form the backdrop on this 12” high wall hanging.
Carve and woodburn! Develop your carving and wood burning skills. It will be a fun day filled with tips and techniques. A written tutorial will be provided and students will leave class with a finished gourd.
Join me in 2018: Baskets and Gourds - Containers of our Culture VI in Visalia, California!
"I have taken all of Kristy's classes and have enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the personal attention. With each class I have learned so many new techniques!" by Lorena S.
"Kristy is so organized and sharing with all of her techniques. I would urge every gourder to take at least one class from her, if not more!"
by Kathy W.
"Kristy's style is southwest, but
I have learned so much I can incorporate into my own style.