Join artist and instructor, Gloria Crane, for a class creating this Water Maiden Spirit Doll.
In this fun class you will work with three gourds to create this sweet Water Maiden spirit doll.
You will carve a ﬂoral design around her dress, use a mini gourd for her head and sculpt her hair using epoxy clay.
A patina ﬁnish will be added to the body of the gourd. Use a provided pattern for her facial features or create your own.
She will be adorned with beads and a shawl made of faux suede. A water pot made of a small jewelry gourd will be balanced on her head. A written and illustrated tutorial will be provided.
What is Provided:
Pre-cut gourds, pattern, beads, faux suede fabric, epoxy clay, paints & ﬁnishes, brushes & ﬁne tip applicators.
What you need to bring to class:
You will need to bring a good quality dust mask or respirator, an apron and sack lunch. If you have your own tools, please brings them because tools are available on a ﬁrst come ﬁrst serve basis.
If you own your own tools please bring a rotary carver with ﬂexible shaft and carving burrs. Bring sharp scissors and the following paint brushes if you prefer to use your own: 10/0 liner brush, 1/4 angle brush, a medium and large round brushes.
Please email Gloria with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: Gloria Crane
Skill Level: All
Class Date: Saturday, November 4th
Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Location: Welburn Gourd Farm
Class Limit: 20 Students