DON'T FORGET WE ARE OPEN ALL WINTER!
Relief Carving Class by Sheilah Nichols
This is a 2 Day Class, Thursday and Friday May 17,18,2018, or by Appointment. Cost is $85 per day including blank. You may also add an additional day of painting your carving for $85. Sheilah worked with John Engler for 28 years, and still works with him during the fall festival at Silver Dollar City. 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. Beginners welcome. Sheilah also has a Covered Bridge Blank and some other scenes to choose from, for more experienced carvers.
Realistic Face Class by Greg Wilkerson
Greg Wilkerson will be teaching a Realistic Face Class April 20 & 21, June 22 & 23, August 24 & 25, Oct 26 & 27, and Dec. 21 & 22, and also by Appointment, with only a 1 Day Notice. This 2 Day Class is $165 and runs from 10 am to 5 pm with a 1 hour lunch. Price includes your choice of one of 8 roughouts. Each roughout comes with a full color pattern. This class is not for beginners. You will need to have some carving experience, and bring you own sharpened tools and safety glove. For a more extensive list of tools to bring, call or email the shop. You may also purchase tools and gloves when you arrive and you will receive a discount on purchases while you are student.
Greg will show you the basics of facial anatomy in carving a face and give you lots of pointers in carving and keeping your tools sharp. Because of the retail environment, no stains or finishes will be applied during class, but a handout explaining how to finish, stain and paint will be given to each student. Call or email the shop to set up a class with Greg.
Relief Carving Class by Joe Land
Joe will be teaching his beautiful and unique style of Relief Carving and Painting. Cost is $65 per day, and this is a 2 or 3 day class, depending on your time schedule. Bring your own sharp tools and carving glove, or purchase them when you arrive. Joe’s First Scheduled class will be April 23, 24, (and 25th, if you want to add a third day). The project will be Santa and Bunny, pictured below.* Call the shop or email to sign up or for more info.
This class could be for intermediate or advanced...probably not first time carvers.
Miniature Fish Carving Class by Carol Andre’
This is a 1or 2 Day Class (your choice) Saturday, April 28th and Sunday April 29th.
From 9:30 am to 4 pm. Cost is $65 per day + $13 for blank,
brushes, paint, and glass eye. Carve a simple fish and learn simple
painting techniques. A good class for beginners. Bring your
own sharp tools and safety glove, or purchase them
when you arrive.