Friday Afternoon - 1:00-5:00

Bobbleheaded Mummy

Terry and Sandy Jordan

Cost: $50.00

Come create this wonderful bobbleheaded Mummy with Terry and Sandy.  Students will learn how to make the mummy from gourds and quikwood.  They will then give him eyes, arms and add the pumpkin either in his hand or at his feet.  They will then learn the technique to attach his head to his body and make him "bobble".  Students will then paint and wrap the mummy as well as the pumpkin.  What a wonderful, old-fashion creation.

Students Must Bring:

Apron, water basin, old paint brushes

Dragonfly Soleil

Jenn Avery

Cost: $49.00

Learn how to burn a realistic dragonfly with detailed wings.  Then, add variegated gold metal leaf for a stunning effect.  I take the time to work with you individually to help you develop your pyrography skills.

Students Must Bring:

Variable temperature pyrography tool with nibs that you will be able to burn lines and shade with.  I recommend a spear and bent spear shader but we can work with what you have.

I will provide everything else to complete the class.

Cardinal "Love Birds"

Laurie Weiand

Cost: $40.00

Using 2 ornamental  (3") pear gourds we will paint this "couple" into beautiful male and female cardinals. Using Quick Wood, we will form the beak and crest on the head. With a mold, we will add the wings to the body. Once the Quick Wood is set, I will guide you on painting the details needed to finishing these two "Love Birds".

Students Must Bring:

Rubber gloves, apron, heat gun or blow dryer. I will supply paint brushes or feel free to bring your own to use.

Butterfly Bowl

Jan Banta-Briseno

Cost: $60.00

Students will learn decorative stitches to embellish their gourds. Pattern for a colorful butterfly pattern provided. Other patterns will be available.

Students Must Bring:

Rotary tool 

Scott's Butterfly Vase

Sheryl Scott

Cost: $50.00

You will get to work with a very large bottle gourd that has been pre cut and cleaned, to create a beautiful butterfly adonrned vase.  You will transfer your buttlerfly pattern to the gourd then woodburn your design,  we will leave it natural or you may add color to it at home such as oil pencils or ink or acrylics.  After you have finished the woodburning you will clean your gourd then you will learn a simple weaving technique with dyed pine needles and waxed linen around the rim.  

Students Must Bring:

Woodburner with skew or blade tip, tapestry needle to weave