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Beginner Gourd Art Workshop

gourd art Marcie FalconettiBeginner Gourd Art Workshop -ONLY 2 SEATS LEFT!!!!!
with Marcie Falconetti
Saturday, July 26
10am-1pm
Ages 8 – Adult

This exciting NEW workshop will feature:
(1) HISTORY & CULTURE – points of interest
(2) VARIETIES OF GOURDS
(3) EMBELLISHMENT TECHNIQUES

Each student will take home a completed gourd:DSCN0008[2]
BIRDHOUSE, VASE OR PLANTER

The embellishment techniques I use are mainly a Leather Dye, which is alcohol based since the Gourd is very porous. It’s like using a watercolor on paper.
All Gourds are hand chosen by the artist from the farm in Amish Country, PA. All Gourds are individually hand drilled, sanded, cleaned & washed, then dried… ready to be embellished.
Embellishment techniques vary & are custom designed…they are all one-of-a-kind pieces of art inspired by nature.

All supplies are included.
BelmarArts Members: $65/Non-Members: $85
Teens ages 13-19 can click here to apply for a scholarship for this course! 

DSCN0033[6]Biography:
Marcie is originally from New Jersey and has lived in Toms River for the past 9 years. Her travels have taken her to Arizona where she found her passion for working with gourds…at the Wuertz Gourd Farm in Casa Grande, AZ. Classes & yearly Gourd Festivals are attended in both AZ & PA. She is a founding member of the SPIRIT OF THE DESERT GOURD PATCH SOCIETY, Sun Lakes, AZ. Also a member of the ARIZONA & PENNSYLVANIA GOURD SOCIETY. She has an extensive list of presentations & exibitions given throughout Ocean County & has her private studio in Toms River, NJ. Questions? email:marciefalco@aol.com.

 

 

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  10. Are you a BelmarArts Member?
  11. Annual Membership can be added at checkout to save on all workshop fees!
  12. Class meets Saturday, July 26 from 10am-1pm
  13. Fees for Gourd Art Workshop-all supplies are included
 

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