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Decorative Gourd Table Lamp- August 2024

$185.00$210.00

This course teaches participants how to make a natural Gourd Table Lamp. During the introduction, numerous examples of raw and finished gourds will be shown and cleaning/preparing both interior and exterior surfaces will be covered in detail. The first part of the class will be devoted to preparation as well as planning and sketching your imagery. Various tools and materials will be used including scouring pads, scrapers, sanding materials and more. First, the outside surface is rigorously cleaned. After a hole is drilled at the bottom for the lamp hardware, the inside is scraped, cleaned and painted. Participants will then make a rough sketch on white paper. Numerous reference examples and art techniques will be discussed and shown. Gourds are decorated using permanent paint and markers. Small holes are drilled at random or as part of the design, using Dremel tool or electric drill. Finally, gourds are given several fine coats of Polyurethane and hardware is added.

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Description

This course teaches participants how to make a natural Gourd Table Lamp. During the introduction, numerous examples of raw and finished gourds will be shown and cleaning/preparing both interior and exterior surfaces will be covered in detail. The first part of the class will be devoted to preparation as well as planning and sketching your imagery. Various tools and materials will be used including scouring pads, scrapers, sanding materials and more. First, the outside surface is rigorously cleaned. After a hole is drilled at the bottom for the lamp hardware, the inside is scraped, cleaned and painted. Participants will then make a rough sketch on white paper. Numerous reference examples and art techniques will be discussed and shown. Gourds are decorated using permanent paint and markers. Small holes are drilled at random or as part of the design, using Dremel tool or electric drill. Finally, gourds are given several fine coats of Polyurethane and hardware is added.

Dates/Times

  • Sunday, August 4, 2024 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Instructor: Tim Sauter

Member Tuition: $110.00
Non-Member Tuition: $135.00

Material Fee: $75.00 Included in fee shown

Location: AFS, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY

Special Notes: Participants should wear old clothes or a smock.

Additional information

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