Stacked Found Object Lamp

August 27, 2020

Schedule: Thursday, 9am-4pm

Instructor: Dee Hooks

Registration Deadline: Aug 17

Description

Learn how to build a table lamp using stacked found objects starting with the basics of lamp construction and wiring and then customizing using stackable found objects such as toys, hardware, and other items. To top off each creation, instruction will be given on how to turn common items such as colanders and baskets into lamp shades, or how to embellish ready-made shades. Basic lamp components will be provided and some found objects will be available. Students may bring items they wish to use; be sure found objects you bring have a 3/8” or larger hole.

Level Novice and above

Class Size 8

Instructor Dee Hooks

  • Tuition $125
  • Materials Fee $20

Instructor

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Dee Hooks

"I am a recycling artist: I give found objects new life as fun, fantastical, and functional household items such as lamps, clocks, jewelry, and wall hangings. I have a varied art background having worked in professional theater as a hair stylist, wig maker, dresser, and costumer; as a visual merchandiser doing in-store and window displays; and in antique rug and tapestry restoration.…Read More

“I am a recycling artist: I give found objects new life as fun, fantastical, and functional household items such as lamps, clocks, jewelry, and wall hangings. I have a varied art background having worked in professional theater as a hair stylist, wig maker, dresser, and costumer; as a visual merchandiser doing in-store and window displays; and in antique rug and tapestry restoration. I have stuck junk together for most of my life. My husband and I live in Mineral Point where we are in the process of restoring 214 High St. where I operate DeeConstruct, an art and junk emporium.”

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