Carving a Butterfly

July 12, 2024

Schedule: 8:30 am-4 pm Fri

Instructor: Lee Ann Behling

Registration Deadline: July 1

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Description

Hand carve a realistic butterfly or a fanciful flutterby! You will learn basic carving and painting techniques to create delicate-looking butterflies that are surprisingly sturdy. They can be turned into a brooch, magnet, plant stake, decoration, or Christmas ornament. Once you learn the basics, there is no end to the designs you can create!

Class size 8

Level Beginner and above

Student Supply List Carving bench knife, #3 carving gouge—preferably about 3/4″-1″ wide (Flex cut offers affordable carving tools), pictures/drawings of butterflies

  • Materials Fee $5

This workshop requires a Woodlanders Day Fee. Learn more here.

Instructor

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Lee Ann Behling

Lee Ann was fortunate to be raised in a creative and nature-loving family. She grew up camping and hiking all over the country, and her parent always nurtured and encouraged creativity. Her father taught himself woodworking and furniture making, and her mother has been a wood carver for over 35 years, following in the footsteps of her father and grandfather.…Read More

Lee Ann was fortunate to be raised in a creative and nature-loving family. She grew up camping and hiking all over the country, and her parent always nurtured and encouraged creativity. Her father taught himself woodworking and furniture making, and her mother has been a wood carver for over 35 years, following in the footsteps of her father and grandfather. Lee Ann loves the joy and the community that wood carving affords, and she looks forward to to share her craft with others.

Workshops

Carving a Butterfly

Woodlanders Friday

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Add the $115 Woodlanders Day Fee for Friday (or $60 Half-Day Fee) to your cart, then select as many Friday workshops as you wish, ensuring that your choices don’t overlap times. Materials fees listed at the end of each workshop description will be added to the shopping cart as you make your selections.

Day fees include: your choice of workshops, lunch, snacks, beverages, and evening activities. Thursday and Sunday registrants are welcome to attend evening events on Friday or Saturday.

Half-day fees include: your choice of morning/afternoon workshops, am/pm snacks, and beverages. Does NOT include lunch, which can be purchased separately.

Friday, July 12, Workshop Schedule:

7:30-8:30 am Registration & Morning Treats | Silent Auction | Art Cafe

8:30-11:30 am

B01 Rustic Plant Stand with Phil Nelson  | Cabinet Shop

B02 Forging Hooks & Leaves with Hal Aavang | Blacksmith Barn

B03 Learn to Use a Pottery Wheel with Katie & Joelle White  | Globe Clay Center

B04 Faux Scrimshaw on Deer Bone with Jim Kostohrys | Ellery House

8:30 am-4 pm

B05 Mosaic Treasure Box with Cindy Fleming  | Potters House

B07 Carving a Butterfly with Lee Ann Behling | Lind South

9 am-4 pm

B06 Cigar Box Lap Ukulele with B.J. Best | Lind North

12-1 pm Lunch on the Green

1-4 pm

B08 Candle Making for Beginners with Megan Kulick | Ellery House

B09 Nature Imprints in Clay with Diana & Claire Johnston | Brewery Pottery

B10 Willow Wine Basket with Jim Arendt | Cabinet Shop

1-5 pm

B11 Forge a Calla Lily with Hal Aavang | Blacksmith Barn

5:00 pm Picnic on the Green

6:00 pm Fun Evening Event

Workshop ID 24W194-B07 Catalog