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

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 14, Workshop Schedule:

7:30-8:30               Registration check-in | Art Cafe

8:30-11:30      B01     Forging Hooks & Leaves: Hal Aavang

8:30-11:30      B02     Leaf Stamp & Stitch Pillow Cover: Evy Thuli

8:30-11:30      B03     Broken Pieces Mosaic Tile: Cindy Fleming

8:30-11:30      B04     Personalized Walking Stick: John and Marcia Whitt

8:30-10:30     B05     Create a Comforting Doodlebird: Ann Ristow

11:30-1:00              Lunch on the Green

1:00-5:00      B06      Forge a Calla Lily: Hal Aavang

1:00-4:00      B07      Nature’s Garlands: Evy Thuli

1:00-4:00      B08      Nature Imprints in Clay: Diana & Claire Johnston

1:00-4:00      B09      Rustic Wood Hooks: David Eagan

1:00-4:00      B10      Willow Garden Trellis: Jim Arendt

1:00-5:00      B11       Spirit of the Garden Twig Sculpture: Scott Kingery

5:00-6:30                  Picnic on the Green

630-8:00                  Friday Evening Fun Event

Workshop ID 24W194-B07 Catalog