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Tue, Nov 06


The Makery

Gourd Making Workshop

Join master maker, Harlan Rieur, while he leads the group on single and multi-day projects including making with polymer clay, gourd making, resin jewelry, wood carving, basic mosaic and more. You will leave with new skills as well as beautiful objects for you, your family and friends to enjoy.

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Gourd Making Workshop
Gourd Making Workshop

Time & Location

Nov 06, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Makery, 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline, MA, USA

About The Event

This workshop meets each Tuesday night from September 25 through November 27.Come to one or more workshops. Please note prerequisite classes for each project.


Polymer Clay Series - October 2 - October 16

10/2 Polymer clay basics <-- Prerequisite for all other polymer clay workshops

Students will learn about this versatile material, it's uses and basic blends. Students will take home some small project (ie. earrings, pendant, etc.)

10/9 Polymer clay - blending techniques

Building on basic class. Students will learn how to do more sophisticated blends and techniques. A small project will be made that the student can take home.

10/16 Polymer clay - Incorporating other materials

This is a more sophisticated way of using polymer clay to produce jewelry, art, sculpture


Gourd Art Series - October 23 - November 6

10/23 Basic Gourd art. <-- Prerequisite for all other gourd workshops

What is a gourd. History and uses, Basic techniques for art. Small project to take home.

10/30 Gourd Art - Choosing, cleaning, carving, coloring,

11/6 Gourd Art - Embellishing and advanced techniques


Cement Flower Pots - November 13 - November 27

(must sign-up for all three classes in the series)

11/13 Cement Flower Pots - Making the cement pot

Making a cement flower pot level 1. Messy and fun. Learn how to sculpt and design

11/20 Cement Flower Pots - Painting techniques

11/27 Cement Flower Pots - Finishing


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    Material fee to be collected during class

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