THE ART OF THE DOLL

WORKSHOPS

To register for any of the workshops below, please email Sally Morgan Guerard or call 828.688.2149. Pre-registration required and subject to minimum participant number.

Download complete list of presentations and workshops.

Thursday, September 6 : 10:00am – noon, lunch break, 1:30 – 3:30pm
Friday, September 7 :10:00am – noon, lunch break, 1:30 – 3:30pm

THE FAR SIDE OF PAPER DOLLS with DORANN NELSON

Crafting personas from innovative mixed media techniques. In this 2-day class, mixed techniques including transferring images, stenciling and assemblage techniques will be explored. completed examples will be displayed. Students will be able to refer to Lynne Perrella’s book, “Beyond Paper Dolls” for inspiration.

Students are asked to bring scissors and glue. Kits will include images, fabric trims/snippets, and ephemera. Scrapbooking materials/papers will be provided. 

Class fee : $150
Materials fee : $20
Minimum : 5/maximum : 6

 

Saturday, September 8 : 11:00am – 3:00pm w/ lunch break

CREATE A GNOME USING NEEDLE FELTING  with IRENE HECKEL-VOLPE

Come and create a cute (or maybe not so cute!) gnome character for yourself or that special someone. This workshop is a great way to practice the use of shapes and colors to create your character in an inspirational group setting of like-minded felters.

Class fee : $55
Materials included
Minimum : 3/maximum : 6
Please bring own lunch

 

Tuesday, September 11 : 1:00 – 5:00pm 
Wednesday, September 12 : 10:00 – noon, lunch break, 1:00 – 3:00pm

LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE with LESLEY KEEBLE

Learn to create a character face that will make you smile every time you see it!  Join Lesley to make a simple paperclay head with a cloth covering over the face. Students will create a delightful 6-8″ stump doll, costumed with simple clay hands, and a variety of fabrics and trims. 

Level : Beginners +
Class fee : $150
Materials : $20-25 [paid directly to instructor]
Minimum : 5
Please bring own lunch

Friday, September 14 : 11:00am – 3:00pm w/ lunch break

NEEDLE FELTING AN APPLE WITH CHARACTER  with IRENE HECKEL-VOLPE

Just in time for apple season! Learn to needle felt an apple using different shades of green and red; then add a “face” to give it some personality. Great way to introduce yourself to the art of needle felted sculpture

Class fee : $55
Materials included
Minimum : 3/maximum : 6
Please bring own lunch

Tuesday, September 18 : 11:00am – 3:00pm w/ lunch break
Thursday, September 20 : 11:00am – 3:00pm w/ lunch break

A BRUSH WITH CREATIVITY with KAREN HAWKINS

Participants will learn how to turn a “plain ol'” paintbrush into a unique doll!

Class fee : $145
Materials included
Minimum : 3/maximum : 6
Please bring own lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workshops held in the Arts Resource Center classroom, located on the second floor of the Spruce Pine Toe River Arts facility. Wheelchair accessible entrance around back of gallery [60 Bean Tree Lane]. Classroom equipped with refrigerator and microwave. 

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