Upcoming Classes for July
Relief Carving Class by Sheilah Nichols
Beginners to Advanced
This is a 2 or 3 Day Class, July 18-19, 2019, or by Appointment. Cost is $85 per day plus $22 for blank. You may also add an additional day of painting your carving for $85. Bring your favorite sharpened tools and safety glove. Sheilah uses a v tool, flat gouge, and carving knife. If you need tools or a glove you may purchase them when you arrive. Choose from the Log Cabin scene (best for beginners) or the Covered Bridge (which may take 3 days). Sheilah has worked with John Engler for over 30 years, at Englers Block, and Silver Dollar City during the fall festivals.
Chip Carving by Warren Rauscher
Beginner to Advanced
2 day seminar, July 26-27 on Incised Carving, using various types of free form chip carving. He is also offering as a second choice, Positive Image Chip Carving. Cost for the 2 days is $156 that includes the blanks and patterns you will be using. If you have a chip carving knife, you may bring it, or you may purchase one when you arrive. Warren will also have knives you may borrow for his specialty carving. Warren began carving in 1994 and wanted to explore something different, within the chip carving world. His incised carving style has brought him many awards. He gives a hands on class in creating three dimensional pictures on a flat surface using only a knife. Come join in the fun. Here are examples of the class projects and some of his beautiful work.
Chip Carving Class, Wood Incising / Free-Form.
Option 1: Choose from cat or squirrel . Eagles (can also be for beginners). Option 2: Fox
You may also choose to take this positive image chip carving. If you are just beginning, he will have some easy projects for you.Here are some of the projects.
Here are some samples of Warren’s beautiful work that can be seen in our main gallery: