Gourd Art Class: Water Maiden Spirit Doll with Gloria Crane

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 gloriousgourdcreations@gmail.com

Instructor: Gloria Crane
Skill Level: All
Class Date: Saturday, November 4th
Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM 
Location: Welburn Gourd Farm
Price: $80
Class Limit: 20 Students