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Beginning Character Carving with Jim LeClaire 07/13/19

Beginning Character Carving with Jim LeClaire 07/13/19
Highland Item # 993532

Price : $95.00
This class is full. Please call 800-241-6748 to be placed on waiting list.

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Beginning Character Carving
Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Class Size: 8
Hands-On Workshop

This beginner's class will jumpstart 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 through a comprehensive, step-by-step focus for carving characters so you can successfully bring forth a figurine from a block of wood. You'll learn layout and design, the proper techniques of roughing out and detailing using carving knives and 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 you'll 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 another brand that come pre-honed and 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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