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Carve a Simple Snowman

Presented by Outaouais Wood Carvers,

Sponsored by Flexcut

Saturday, 2nd December, 2023. 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Nepean Creative Arts Center, 35 Stafford Road, Unit 7, Ottawa

Join Bob Gander as he teaches you how to carve a simple snowman clad in a hat and scarf. A perfect gift for someone who is difficult to shop for! During the class, participants will learn how to carve round/ball shapes.

Target Audience: New Carvers. This is a great follow-up class for those who took the Introduction to Carving course in October.

  • Wood will be provided for the project.

  • Tools will be available for the class if you don’t have any.

  • A sturdy, preferably cut resistant glove, for your non-dominant hand is essential for course participation. These can be obtained at a hardware or woodworking store.

Bob has been carving since the 1980s. He started by using diamond willow wood for functional objects. He has carved in a variety of styles: in-the-round, relief, caricature, stylized, realistic (and nearly realistic) and even a little chip carving. His carving courses include a variety of introductory projects, sharpening carving tools, love spoons, horses, stylized animals, caricatures and realistic human heads.

Fee: OWC member $ 45

Non-member $ 75 (includes a reduced $30 annual membership fee)

Cancellation refunds given only with 4 days’ notice of the course Mon. Nov. 27th 9:30.

Registration and payment are required in advance. First come, first served 😉

Registration deadline is Monday Nov. 27th, 2023.

Maximum 8 participants. Note: a minimum of 4 participants are required to run this workshop.

Participants aged 14-17 inclusive must be accompanied by parent for the duration of the class.

Click on downloadable PDF below for registration details

release form Dec 2nd class carve a simple snowman.docx
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