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Beginning Character Carving with Jim LeClaire 05/09/20

Beginning Character Carving with Jim LeClaire 05/09/20
Highland Item # 993678

Price : $95.00
Our classes are suspended until further notice.

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Notice About our Woodworking Classes
As a commitment to serving you as safely as possible, Highland Woodworking has suspended the sign up for our classes until further notice. Once it's established that our classes can be held safely, we will resume sign ups at that time. Please check back to our website for updates. We look forward to offering our classes again soon.

Beginning Character Carving
Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Class Size: 8
Hands-On Workshop

This beginning class will jump start you on the skills needed to carve small 3 dimensional figurines. Caricature carving is a load of fun and provides a lot of carving latitude for creativity. Instructor Jim LeClaire has over 20 years of carving experience and will guide you thorough a comprehensive, step by step focus for carving characters, so you can sucessfully bring forth a figurine from a block of wood. Youll learn layout and design, the proper techniques of roughing out & detailing using carving knifes & palm chisels, as well as how to apply surface textures. In addition, Jim will share his simple methods of painting in detail for adding realism or whimsy that will help bring your carving to life (though youll do the finishing at home). Throughout the day you'll also pick up some tips on maintaining a honed edge on your tools.

This class has a required list of tools you'll need to bring to class. If you are new to carving, we suggest Flexcut carving tools or a brand that come pre-honed & are ready-for-use right out of the box.)

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Highland Woodworking reserves the right to cancel any class. Full refunds will be issued in that event. Students withdrawing from a class must notify Highland Woodworking 10 or more days prior to the beginning of the class to receive full credit or refund. No refund or credit will be issued with less than 10 days' notice. For labor intensive or multiple day courses, we reserve the right to issue special refund stipulations which will be noted in the class advertisement at the time of posting.


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