Upcoming Classes for November and December 2018
Greg Wilkerson offers a Beginner Carving Class with only a one day notice, so call or email us for an Appointment with Greg. His prices are $130 for all day, $78 for 4 hours, or $52 for 2 hours. That leaves you lots of time to still catch a show in Branson.
Realistic Face Class by Greg Wilkerson
Greg Wilkerson will be teaching a Realistic Face Class, Dec. 21 & 22 and also by Appointment, with only a 1 Day Notice. This 2 Day Class is $165 and runs from 10 am to 5 pm with a 1 hour lunch. Price includes your choice of one of 8 roughouts. Each roughout comes with a full color pattern. This class is not for beginners. You will need to have some carving experience and bring you own sharpened tools and safety glove. For a more extensive list of tools to bring, call or email the shop. You may also purchase tools and gloves from when you arrive. You will receive a discount on purchases while you are student. Greg will show you the basics of facial anatomy in carving a face and give you lots of pointers in carving and keeping your tools sharp. Because of the retail environment, no stains or finishes will be applied during class, but a handout explaining how to finish, stain and paint will be given to each student. Call or email the shop to set up a class with Greg.
Native American Shield Relief Carving Class by Greg Wilkerson.
The dates on this 2 Day Class are Friday & Saturday, December 21 and 22, 2018. You may also schedule this class by appointment with a 1 Day Notice. Cost is $165 plus the cost of the basswood oval, which is $22. Painting will not be done in class, but a full color painting guide will be provided. This class is not for beginners. Bring your own sharp tools, or you may purchase them when you arrive, with your student discount. You may also email or call the shop for a tool list. Class will be from 10 am to 4 pm, with a lunch break. You may bring your lunch or walk to local restaurants.
Ron Allison offers a Beginner Carving and or Painting Class every Wednesday, and also by Appointment. Cost is $65 per day.
“3-D Relief” Deer, Moose, Buffalo, Bear, or Wolf by Ron Allison
Ron is adding a new class for intermediate carvers,The 3-D Relief Deer, Moose, Buffalo, or Bear. This will be a really fun class, and will be every Wednesday, or by Appointment ( with at least 1 Day Notice) for your convenience. Cost is $65 per day, plus $20 for roughout, and it is a 2 or 3 day class, depending on your carving skills.
Woodcarving Knife Sharpening Class by Jim Miller
Jim will be holding a knife sharpening class every 3rd Saturday of each month, from 10am to 12 noon. Dec.15, 2018. Cost is $36. Bring your own knife, sharpening stones, and safety glove, or purchase them when you arrive.
Santa and Angel Ornament Class by Joe Land
Cost is $85 per day and you have a choice of how many days you would like to take the class, depending how fast you carve.This will be a really fun class. Bring your sharpened tools and safety glove. Class runs from 10am to 4pm with lunch break. You may schedule an appointment with a short notice.
Adina Huckins will be offering a class on the female face, February
7, 8, and 9, 2019, in the upstairs classroom of Peter Engler Designs. Cost for this 3 day class is $225 plus cost of a roughout starting at $30. Adina has been carving most of her life, coming from a famous woodcarving family, the Denton's. Her class focuses on design and understanding your subject. She is well known for her beautiful carvings of the female face This class will fill fast, so call or email the shop to reserve your spot. Photo below is an example of Adina’s work, but not this class project. Class project will be posted in December or January.