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Wax Resist Bowl or Vessel Class

Sorry, this class is now full. The Spirit Doll Class still has openings.

General Information about class:
This class (The Wax Resist Bowl or Vessel) is to be held on Sunday May 15, 2005
at the Greg Leiser Farms Gourd Festival, 21886 Knights Road, Knights Landing,
Ca. 95645 from 9 am to 4 pm. (Driving Directions)
You must pre-register by paying a $5.00 non-refundable deposit to Mary.
Mail check to Mary Leiser. P.O. Box 157, Knights Landing, Ca. 95645.
Pay Kathy in full on the morning of the class.
Any questions call Mary at 530-735-6677 or Kathy at 909-797-4591

Seven Spirits Gourd Art
Kathy Riker
34945 Shadow Wood Dr.
Yucaipa, Calif. 92399
Home 909-797-4591 Fax & Studio 909-797-5217

Wax Resist Bowl or Vessel

Class: Wax Resist
Time: 6-hour class 9-4 pm
Class fee: $ 45.00
Number of students: 15

Direction handout will be given to each student.
Beginners or advanced students.

Students need to bring scissors to class.

Students will learn this very old technique of wax resist. Students will make a 6-8 inch bowl or vessel. They will learn how to use the kitska, bee’s wax and a candle to create wax patterns on their gourd. They will then fill in the wax patterns with leather dye to give the illusion of African Mud Cloth. Students will sew on sea grass, hemp and twines and embellish with shells and beads.

Teacher will provide all supplies.

Students will leave class with a finished project.

Kathy Riker Seven Spirits Gourd Art.