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DILL, TONY

Tony Dill
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DILL, TONY




ASPEN WALKING STICK
We will carve a wizard face in an aspen walking stick. I will Concentrate on the face lay out with special attention on the eyes.    We carve first on a small practice stick before carve on the big stick.    Sharp small palm tools and a glove are needed for this class.    The practice stick and the walking stick are included in the class fee.    Furnished supplies: Includes aspen stick and practice stick.
CLASS FEE: $50.00 FOR THIS ONE DAY CLASS, MON. JAN. 14, 2019
MATERIALS:   INCLUDED      SKILL LEVEL:  BIA
CLASS MAXIMUM:    8        NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED.

    Walking Stick Heads
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MOUNTAIN MAN FACE IN COTTONWOOD BARK
I will concentrate on the face lay out in the bark and with special attention on the eyes.    You will have a completed carving at the end of the class.    You will need sharp tools, glove, and palm tools.   A #3 gouge about ¾” wide will help prep the bark to start the face.     I will furnish one piece of cottonwood bark as part of the class price.     Unusual equipment: #3 gouge 3/4” wide.
CLASS FEE:   $50.00 FOR THIS ONE DAY CLASS, TUES. JAN. 15, 2019.     MATERIALS: INCLUDED.    SKILL LEVEL:    BIA    
CLASS MAXIMUM:  8   
UNUSUAL EQUIPMENT: #3 GOUGE 3/4” WIDE

   Mt Man
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CARVING A SANTA
A dozen, plus, Santa rough outs will be offered for this class, traditional, whimsical, and old world.   I have been carving Santa’s for over 20 yrs.   The class will concentrate on face and details of each carving.  Sharp palm tools and glove are required.
CLASS FEE:    $40 FOR THIS ONE DAY CLASS, JAN. 16, 2019.    MATERIALS:   $15 - $30    CLASS MAXIMUM:   8      SKILL LEVEL:   BIA    
NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED

  Santa's
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GUTIERREZ, FERNANDO

Fernando Gutierrez

POWER CARVING
Relief Carving On Mesquite, Inlay Work, Bone, Shell, Egg And Stone Carving

Instructor will provide 1/16” shank bits, dust collector, mask, and ear plugs.   Student tools needed:   Power Carving Equipment.   (Electric or Air)   
THIS IS A POWER CARVING CLASS.

CLASS FEE: $70.00 PER DAY IF YOU FURNISH YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT;
$100.00 PER DAY IF YOU USE THE INSTRUCTOR’S EQUIPMENT.   
MON, JAN 14 – JAN 19, 2019, SIGN UP FOR ONE OR MULTIPLE DAYS.   
SKILL LEVEL: BIA
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Desiree Hajny

 

 

 




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CARVING A CHIPMUNK
Students will work on the carving, texturing, woodburning, and painting of the project.  Please bring whatever hand tools you normally use as well as a carving glove.  If you choose to woodburn your piece you’ll need an adjustable woodburner with a spade and writing tip.  If you get far enough along acrylic paints and brushes will be provided.  A DVD of the entire project will also be provided. 
CLASS FEE:  COST OF THIS ONE DAY CLASS, JAN. 14, 2019, IS $50 INCLUDING THE CARVING BLANK, SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS,
DVD, & INSTRUCTION.    CLASS MAXIMUM:  12 STUDENTS
SKILL LEVEL:   BIA


    Chipmunk
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CARVING A SITTING BOBKITTEN
Students will work on the carving, texturing, woodburning, and painting of the project.  Please bring whatever hand tools you normally use as well as a carving glove.  If you choose to wooburn your piece you’ll need an adjustable woodburner with a spade and writing tip.  Acrylic paints and brushes will be provided. 
CLASS FEE: COST OF THIS ONE DAY CLASS, JAN. 15, 2019 IS $45 INCLUDING THE CARVING BLANK, SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS, & INSTRUCTION.  CLASS MAXIMUM: 12 STUDENTS   SKILL LEVEL: BIA

    Bobkitten

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CARVING A CARICATURE WOLF
Students will work on the carving and painting of this project.  Please bring whatever hand tools you normally use as well as a carving glove.  Woodburning will be to a minimum if you choose.  An adjustable burner with spade and writing tip.  Acrylic paints and brushes provided.  A DVD of the project will also be provided. 
CLASS FEE:     COST OF THIS ONE DAY CLASS, JAN. 16, 2019, IS $50 INCLUDING THE CARVING BLANK, SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS,
DVD, & INSTRUCTION.    CLASS MAXIMUM:    12 STUDENTS      SKILL LEVEL:   BIA


    Caricature Wolf
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JENSON, JAN

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OLD WORLD CHIP CARVING
Learn to do Old World chip carving with 3 easy cuts! Glue the pattern on without having to do any drawing and start carving right away! First do a sample to learn, or to review, the technique of Old World chip carving. Beginning students may choose to carve a beautiful design on a two-deck box or a single recipe box, a napkin holder, a picture frame or a trivet. These all can be completed in 2 days.
Returning students may choose any project that is in the book published by the instructor or one of the new projects, if she has the supplies. This includes a tissue holder, a double recipe box, a 6-inch box or the 10” icicle cross, a treasure box or, OR the most challenging would be the 3-D square design on the 6-inch box. If possible, let the instructor know your preference by Dec.15, 2018 to be sure she has the project you would like to carve.
The instructor will provide sandpaper, wipe-on poly, a practice board, patterns, and have extra projects for purchase. Her book, “Blue Ribbon Chip Carving” will also be available with complete instructions and many patterns.
Student should bring a chip carving knife, a light, and magnifying glasses, if necessary.
CLASS FEE: $60 FOR EACH 2 DAY CLASS MON. JAN 14 –TUES. JAN 15
OR WED. JAN 16 – THURS. JAN 17 CLASS MATERIALS: $15 – 30
SKILL LEVEL: BIA     NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED.
****AN ADDITIONAL DAY MAY BE ADDED FOR $25.***


 Proj 3 Jenson Proj 5 Jenson Cross Jenson Napkin Holder  Proj 3
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CHIP CARVED CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS or COASTERS
This fun little ornament is done with Old World chip carving by gluing the patterns on and then carving.  Students should take the 2-day class first to learn the basics.  Small practice pieces will get you started.  You should be able to complete two ornaments or two coasters during class.  There are several different designs from which to choose.
The instructor will provide a practice piece, sandpaper, wipe-on poly, patterns, and 2 blanks.  More blanks may be purchased.
Students need a chip carving knife, a light, and magnifying glasses, if necessary. 
CLASS FEE:   $35 FOR THIS ONE DAY CLASS.  FRIDAY, JAN. 18.
SKILL LEVEL: BIA    NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED.

  Coaster   Jenson Christmans Orn
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KREYLING, GEN

Gen Kreyling

 

PYROGRAPHY
Beginning projects will require at least one day while more advanced can be completed with additional days.   Beginners and advanced students are welcome for either one or both sessions. Beginners will learn the basic techniques of Woodburning with emphasis on why the different pens and techniques work.    Students may then move on to more advanced projects.   More advanced students may bring a pattern of their own or choose a project from other patterns that I have.  Project prices range from $1.00 - $20.00.    If you have a specific project that you would like to do, please bring it with you, and I will help you with it.
Tools required: Woodburner (I prefer Optima Burners and Pens and will have them for sale), graphite paper, red ink pen, clear ruler, pencil, and eraser. A light is helpful. Instructor will provide beginning boards and project.   Erasable graphite paper, red ink pens, erasers, and clear rulers will also be available for sale.   Furnished supplies: Practice board, patterns.     Special arrangements can be made for more or less than 3 days.     Email questions to:  Kreyling@swbell.net
CLASS FEE:   $100 FOR EACH 3 DAY CLASS:   MON. JAN. 14– WED. JAN. 16, & THURS., JAN. 17 – SAT. JAN. 19, 2019     MATERIALS:    $1 - $20     CLASS MAXIMUM:  12    SKILL LEVEL: BIA      NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED


  Gen Kreyling's Projects Gen Kreyling's Projects Gen Kreyling's Projects Gen Kreyling's Projects
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KREYLING, TOM

Tom Kreyling

INTAGLIO
Choose from several available patterns to complete an Intaglio style relief carving on a basswood board with bark.  Emphasis will be on completion of the carving with painting instruction as time permits.  All completed carvings may be treated with boiled linseed oil if desired.  Students should have regular carving tools and a light.  
Furnished supplies:   Graphite paper, patterns, and paint.
Email questions to: Kreyling@swbell.net
CLASS FEE:  $100 FOR EACH 3 DAY CLASS.   MON., JAN. 14 – WED. JAN. 16 THURS. JAN. 17 – SAT., JAN. 19, 2019; MATERIALS: $10 - $25
CLASS MAXIMUM: 12        SKILL LEVEL: BIA

                                      |         Tom Kreyling's Student's Work              |
  
Tom Kreyling's Projects Tom Kreylings Birds Tom Kreyling's Student's Work Tom Kreyling's Student's Work Tom Kreyling's Student's Work
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LIND, MART

Mart Lind

REALISTIC HUMAN
I will teach you how to carve a powerful realistic face.   Carve an Indian, a trapper, an old cowboy, a Civil War Soldier, a standing cowboy or a fabulous Indian Chief in full headdress.    You can also do a creative project in a half log that you design.   Emphasis will be given to expression and presentation.   Most students will complete their projects, so finish and waxing materials are   included.   Mart will have new projects ready for the rally, so check it out.   Bring your creativity and prepare to do a project of which you’ll be proud.
Instructor will furnish all finishing materials:  Paints, stains and waxes.
Student should bring whatever carving tools you have:  mallet tools, mallet, and a workmate holding device.   The instructor makes his tools available to his students.
CLASS FEE:    $120 EACH FOR TWO 3 DAY CLASS.    MON-WED,  JAN. 14-16  & THUR - SAT.   JAN., 17 - 19 BLANKS: $20 - $95   
MINIMUN STUDENTS:  8  MAXIMUM STUDENTS: 12       
SKILL LEVEL:   BIA       NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED 
  


  Lind Project1  Mart Lund Projects Lind Project 3
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LODERMEIER, BRENDA

Brenda Lodermeier

MANDALA DESIGN PYROGRAPHY STYLE
OR BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT.     

Pyrography for the people who want to learn more!    Learn the basics or expand your pyrography skills.   Mandala design OR bring a project of your own. 
Supplies included:  Pattern of your choice, wood surface, graphite papers, pencils, CLASS CANCELEDrulers etc.  Basically everything you need for your basic project.  Don't have a wood burner?   No problem - let me know so I can reserve one for you.  Rental cost per day is $5 or $10 for three days.  
Supplies that can be purchased:   Instructor is a authorized Colwood wood burning supplier complete with wood burners, fixed & replacement tips for burning pens, wood surfaces such as panels, plates, boxes & platters, canvas, watercolor pencils and other projects.
CLASS FEE:   $30 PER DAY FOR CLASS, MON. JAN. 14 – SAT. JAN. 19, 2019    CLASS MAXIMUM: 12    SKILL LEVEL:   BIA     
NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED  
 

  Lodermeier Project   Lodermeier Project
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LONG, JIM

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CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS
Jim lives in Osage Beach, Mo.    He has been carving since 1985.  He is Vice-President the local carving club and teaches classes every other month and at his home.
Students should be able to finish an ornament in one day. Students may choose other ornaments after the first one is completed.    
CLASS FEE:   $30.00/DAY FOR THIS 2 DAY CLASS, JAN 14-15, 2019,
MATERIALS:    ADDITIONAL BLANKS $10 EA.   CLASS MAXIMUM:   12      SKILL LEVEL:    BIA


    Long's Christmas Ornaments
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CARVING A REALISTIC FACE
Jim will be going through the steps necessary to carve a realistic face.    Regular carving tools will be needed.
CLASS FEE:  $30.00/DAY FOR THIS 1 DAY CLASS, JAN 16, 2019  INCLUDING 2 BLANKS    MATERIALS:  ADDITIONAL BLANKS $10.00 EA.    CLASS MAXIMUM:  8      SKILL LEVEL: BIA


     Long Project  Long Project
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Carving a floppy ear Rabbit
The rabbits are 5” tall and 2“wide.     Original pattern is from Leah Goddard.    Bring regular carving tools and safety glove.
CLASS FEE:   $30.00/DAY  FOR THIS 2 DAY CLASS, JAN 17 - 2019
MATERIALS:    BLANKS:  $10.    CLASS MAXIMUM:   6   SKILL LEVEL: BIA


   Long Rabbit
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PHILLIPS, CHARLEY

Charley Phillips

INDIAN STYLE BASKET 
Charley will teach 2, three day classes.  On the basket you will burn in the vertical lines and then use India ink pens with a brush applicator to color the  design you choose.   You may choose a design for the top.  
TOOLS NEEDED:  Wood burner with tip #3 -1/8, 1/4, 1/2 #5, 1/4 #11-1/8, 1/4 30%V-tools 15-6 or 16/6.  The dockyard set of Veiner's would be helpful.
CLASS FEE:   $40/DAY FOR THIS 3 DAY CLASS.   MON., JAN. 14 – WED. JAN. 16 2019, THURS, JAN. 17 – SAT. JAN. 19, 2019  MATERIALS: $65    SKILL LEVEL:   INTERMEDIATE     CLASS MAXIMUM:  12


   Charley Phillps Projects
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RATH, LANCE

Lance Rath

Carving Brown Pelicans
You will be carving a pair of the birds on pilings projecting from a sandy beach.  The feet of the standing bird will be carved into the top of the piling on which it stands.    The sand feature will be created with a mix of actual sand and Durham’s Rock Hard Water Putty.    You will start with band sawn blanks for the birds and pilings on which they sit and a base.  
Tools Required:   Carving knife, safety glove, small gouges/v-tools, wood burner and sand paper.  
Paint Colors Needed: 
(Acrylics) Titanium White, Payne’s Grey, Burnt Umber, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Red Light, and Gesso.    If you have any questions, contact me at 713-598-6780 or lancerath@yahoo.com   
CLASS FEE:    $100 FOR THIS 3 DAY CLASS MON. JAN 14 – JAN. 16, 2019. MATERIALS PROVIDED   SKILL LEVEL:  BIA   
MINIMUN STUDENTS: 3CLASS MAXIMUM: 10   
REQUIRED DEPOSIT:    $20

    Lance Rath Pelicans   Lance Rath Pelicans
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RUCKER, ADAIR

Adair Rucker

CARVING A SANTA
Carve a Santa with Adair.    Take one or more days depending on the complexity of the project.    If you want to paint your Santa project, Patty will teach a two day painting class for Adair's students Thursday and Friday.    See Patty’s class description.    To paint your project, you will need to have a completed Santa from Adair's classes before Thursday. Three days of classes recommended to complete a Santa, depending on your carving speed and size of project.   Select from a wide range of rough outs in class. Go to his web page www.christmascarvingsetc.com  to see choices.  Call Adair at 512-557-2384 or e-mail pattyadair@grandecom.net for roughout availability. Adair will also have a Santa candle project and ornaments.     Cost of roughouts and blanks are extra.
CLASS FEE:  $35 PER DAY PLUS COST OF BLANKS,   JAN. 14 –JAN. 18, 2019   CLASS MINIMUM:   3    CLASS MAXIMUM:   10   SKILL LEVEL:  BIA

   Adair Rucker Proj 1    Adair Rucker Proj 2    Adair Rucker Proj 3    Adair rucker Proj 4
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RUCKER, PATTY

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WOODBURNING
Patty will demonstrate wood burning techniques in many styles, but her favorite wood burning style is the Soft Shading technique she uses to give wood burning a photo look. For new students she will demonstrate the use of the wood burner, transferring of patterns and use of color.    Returning students will by-pass the demo and work on their choice of project selected from available patterns in class or their own.    All supplies will be provided with the class fee for a project. Students will need to provide their own wood burner and light, if needed.    Patty has several wood burners available for those who do not have one. Contact Patty if you would like to borrow one of hers at 512-557-2385 or
pattyadair@grandecom.net.   Patty and Adair's web site is www.christmascarvingsetc.com.
CLASS FEE:    $35 PER DAY:     MON. JAN. 14 – WED. JAN 16, 2019
CLASS MAXIMUM:  10    SKILL LEVEL:   BIA     NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED


   Patty Rucker's Project
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PAINTING A SANTA
Patty will teach her techniques for painting a Santa carved in Adair's classes. See the description for Adair Rucker's carving class before signing up. All supplies needed for painting will be provided. Bring a light if you need one.   You can have a completed Santa with three days of carving and two days of painting.   
Furnished supplies:  all painting supplies will be furnished..  Students may want to bring a light.    Check the web site: www.christmascarvingsetc.com to see their painted Santas.   Check availability of rough outs on the "Seminar" page by scrolling to the bottom of the page.   Call 512-557-2384 or e-mail pattyadair@grandecom.net   Adair will also teach a Santa candle or ornaments that can be painted in class.
CLASS FEE:    $70 FOR THE 2 DAY CLASS,   THURS., JAN 17 – FRI., JAN 18, 2019   CLASS MAXIMUM:  10   SKILL LEVEL:  BIA    
NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED


   Patty Painting    Patty's Painted Santa
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STENMAN, FRED &
ELAINE

LOW RELIEF CARVING
Students will learn the techniques developed by Elaine and Fred, which combine low relief carving with details that are wood burned. The carvings are painted with acrylics and stained with oil paint.   Tool techniques for full sized gouges and wood burning tools along with elements of design will be taught. Students first execute a small (6”x9”) practice piece which is just wood burned and painted (no carving). This will be followed by the main project piece (approx. 9” wide x15” or 12.5” rounded ) which has the main design elements relief carved and wood burned details.    Students may select from the Stenman’s original designs including an old barn or cabin with a wooded setting and wildlife details. The projects will be carved in basswood with the bark remaining on the edges to create a natural frame. The paints and brushes are provided as part of the class fee.   The basswood boards vary in price and size. The instructors have some wood burners for student use.    We encourage students who are new to the class to do our low red barn or cabin relief as they are a great learning experience.    Other projects will be available for returning students.    Returning students who want to carve a larger and/or more complex project, as well as students who would like to do more than one carving, should sign up for all six days to make it possible to finish.   If you have a special project in mind, please contact us before the class begins.
CLASS FEE:  $110 FOR EACH 3 DAY CLASS      MON. JAN. 14– WED. JAN. 16, 2019   OR THURS. JAN. 17 – SAT. JAN. 19, 2019      
MATERIALS:    $15 - $30   CLASS MAXIMUM:  12    SKILL LEVEL:  BIA            NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED


  Stenman Project 1 Stenman Project 2 Stenman Project 3
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THALACKER, JIM

Jim Thalacker

CARVE AND PAINT A RAINBOW TROUT
Blank and parts will be provided.   You can choose to carve a single Rainbow Trout or two Rainbows.    Well in advance of the class, call 563.580.5834 for more information.    Most of the fish must be carved before class starts.
CLASS FEE:  $250 FOR THIS 6 DAY CLASS BEGINNING JAN. 14, 2019 TO JAN. 19, 2019.    BLANK AND PARTS WILL BE FURNISHED.   
SKILL LEVEL:  BIA
  CLASS MAXIMUM:  12    IF YOU ARE A FIRST TIME THALACKER STUDENT, CLASS REQUIRES $100 DEPOSIT PAYABLE WHEN YOU REGISTER.

  Thalacker's Trout

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TRUMPY, JIM

Jim Trumpy

CARVING  COTTONWOOD BARK HOUSE
In this class, you will learn how to carve a cottonwood bark house.   There will be cottonwood bark for sale or you may bring your own.    TOOLS NEEDED:   normal hand tools and a wood burner, if you have one.    Furnish your own light and power cord.    For questions call 608.201.6748 or e-mail:  trumpyjs@ameritech.net
CLASS FEE:   $90.00 FOR EACH 3 DAY CLASS, MON-WED.  JAN. 14-16 OR  THURS – SAT. JAN 17-19.   CLASS MAXIMUM:   10   
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VAUGHN, GEORGE

George Vaughn

POWER CARVING A LONG STEMMED ROSE AND BUD
We will be carving a long stemmed rose and bud such as you would see in small glass vase. The rose will be about 4-41/2" in diameter along with a small bud that is just beginning to open.    Glass vase will be provided. This will be a fun and challenge project to carve.   This is a power carving class and you will have tupelo blanks.  
Questions:   you may call me at 432-553-5996 or email at carvingtools@icloud.com
Furnished supplies: all paint, stain etc., brushes, blanks, Glass vase  
Unusual equipment:   Foredom, micromotor, dust collector
CLASS FEE:   $180.00 FOR THIS 5 DAY CLASS, MON. JAN. 14 – FRI. JAN.18, 2019    MATERIALS:    $25.00,   CLASS MAXIMUM:  8 
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VILLARREAL, ORLANDO

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VILLAREAL, ORLANDO

 

POWER CARVING A MOOSE OR WALLEYE FISH
Orlando is a National award winning artist specializing in Aquatic and Wildlife wood sculptures.    He is also known as one of the top fish covers in the United States.  Orlando has competed nationally and has won numerous Awards and received a first place in the world Taxidermy and fish carving competition in 
Springfield Illinois in 2013.   Orlando has been teaching woodcarving classes and seminars for the last 18 years.  He is best known for his attention and knowledge to detail.  Orlando will be offering a four-day class.   Students may choose from two different subjects:   A SWIMMING MOOSE WITH DIORAMA AND WATER EFFECT which you will learn how to create in this seminar.    OR you may choose to carve A WALLEYE FISH.   Both will be carved out of beautiful butternut. To contact Orlando, email or orlandowoodcarver@gmail.com.
CLASS FEE:  $150 FOR THIS 4 DAY CLASS, JAN. 14 – 17, 2019
ROUGHOUT AND MATERIALS:   $35 FOR ROUGHOUT AND MATERIALS
SKILL LEVEL:    BIA    CLASS MAXIMUM: 10   NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED


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AIRBRUSH 101 CLASS
Orlando will be offering a one and a half-day class on learning how to airbrush paint a largemouth bass and mount on a piece of driftwood.    In this class you will learn how to troubleshoot and use an airbrush, including how to use powder pigments to create a more realistic looking fish.    Orlando will furnish airbrush gun and paint and powder pigments.   Bring your own driftwood to mount this fish or I will have some available.
To contact Orlando, email orlandowoodcarver@gmail.com.
CLASS FEE:   $65 FOR THIS ONE AND A HALF DAY CLASS.
FRI, JAN. 18 – SAT. JAN. 19, 2019.    MATERIALS:  $25 FOR FISH
CASTING. SKILL LEVEL:    BIA
  NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED    

    Airbrush 101 Class
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WETHERBEE, RICH

Rich Wetherbee

Sculpture and Caricature Carving
Rich has spent most of his life in Colorado carving and sculpting. Having had no formal or informal training , he has designed thousands of pieces both commercially and one of a kind sculptures out of many mediums including wood, clay, stone, punkins, squash, taters....etc.   Rich is splitting his time up now between designing originals and teaching his techniques to up and coming sculptors and carvers. His passion for concept, design, movement and detail, is at its least, an inspiration to all he comes in contact with.      Carving Tools needed knives, gouges and safety glove.
CLASS FEE:   $60/DAY FOR THIS CLASS  MON.  JAN. 14 - THURS. JAN. 17, 2019      MATERIALS:  COST VARIES ACCORDING TO ROUGHOUT.      CLASS MAXIMUM:  12   SKILL LEVEL:   BIA      NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED

 Wetherbee 2 Wetherbee 1 Wetherbee Mt. Man Wetherbee Clay Project Wetherbee Clay Project
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RIO GRANDE VALLEY WOODCARVERS, INC

For more information contact:

Fred Stenman (320) 253-2132 E-mail: fstenman@msn.com
Jim Crawford (956) 279-6013 E-mail: whittlinsam@outlook.com



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