Scandinavian Figure Carving (Online)

OL.2022.Q3.93
$145.00

Schedule: 

Wednesdays, September 14, 21, and 28 (6:00-7:30 pm CT)

Instructor: 

Charles Banks

Location: 

This is an online class hosted on Zoom. 

 

Interested in carving a “Scandi Classic” with a twist? Join carver Charles Banks as together we carve a simplified figure of a "Fjord Guy." You will explore the history, traditions, and steps involved in the creation of this folk-art classic. Emphasis will be placed on the introduction and skillful use of traditional cuts, stylized shapes, and painting techniques to bring your character to life.


Supplies: 

This class includes a kit shipped to your home with two character blanks, one practice stick, an OCC 1 7/8 inch straight knife, carving gloves, acrylic paint, brushes, and a special treat from Vesterheim (a $70 value). Kits will have everything you need to continue carving, long after class. Tools are required for this class and included in the class fee.

The safety gloves for this class come in three sizes.  Click here to see the size chart.

If you are registering for this class in a location outside the United States, you will need to provide your own supplies. Please contact folkartschool@vesterheim.org when you register for more information about what materials are required for this class.

Additional Supplies:

Please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes. Students will also need a computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection.

Special Instructions:  

When registering for the class, please make sure to use the address you'd like the kit shipped to, and the email address you'd like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to. You will receive links to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the class. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient's mailing and email addresses or be prepared to forward all communications and/or kit supplies.

Enrollment Deadline: 

August 30, 2022


Click here to learn more about instructor Charles Banks.

 

Tuition :
$160.00
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