Introduction to Wet Felting with Allison Altherr
10:00 am to 4:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, November 14th & 15th
Cost: $80/ Supplies: $50, Max students: 8
After a description of fibre composition and the effect of hot water, properties of various natural fibres and their ability to felt, a brief history on felting will also be presented. The physical process of wet felting will be explained and demonstrated then the class will complete one or more small practice samples.
Also in November:
Pastel and Dry Media Weekend
10:00 am to 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, November 21st and 22nd
Cost: $80 / $20 plus Supply list
The class will include demonstrations and practice studies with pastels as well as a variety dry media for the beginner to intermediate artist. Some topics to be covered are: How to blend pastels and other dry media to create effects and colours on your drawing surface; Tools; Properties of different papers; Different pastel brands and types and their unique properties; Fixatives, overcoming problems and preserving your work; Safety
Whittle Away the Time: Three nights of Whittling & Carving
(Fun with a Pocket Knife for Adults)
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, November 30, December 1 & 2
Cost: $100 (includes all supplies)
Join Rick Weibe and learn safe knife handling, different knife grips and strokes for controlled cutting, basics of carving a simple human face while acquiring a fascinating skill in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Using a knife and a small block of wood, you will carve a Santa ornament (about 4” tall), which would be suitable for hanging on the tree.
Registration: Pre-payment is required for all art classes and workshops. Sign up for classes: at 9908 Main Street, Summerland, BC, call 250-494-4494 or email the gallery: firstname.lastname@example.org