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Wood Whittling​ One Day Workshop - Saturday, December 14th, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm

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$125.00
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Wood Whittling One Day Workshop - Saturday, December 14th, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm

In this class you will learn the basics of wood whittling. Instructor Bill Roper will teach you all steps from making basic cuts to achieving details for your wood artwork, even if you have never had a whittling knife in your hands. Knife safety and sharpening will also be covered.

The cost for this one day workshop is $125.00 per person. Class is limited to 6 students. Continental breakfast and lunch for both days is included. Supplies will be an additional $30.00 to purchase tools (to be paid to the instructor on the first day of class) or you can use the schools equipment for free.

Instructor: Appalachian Artist Billy Roper

Billy Roper is a self-taught North Georgia Folk Artist who works in acrylic paints, wood and stone. He is in collections throughout the U.S. and 30 countries. His art proudly celebrates his Appalachian & Cherokee Heritage.
"The knife is like a razor, the wood is perfect, mistakes are painful, the joy of creation is beyond words. Carving wood is spiritual, the moment the spirit comes into the new form you know it. This is wood Carving." ~Roper
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Sample Weekend Agenda
-Friday
Arrival:
Check into hotel if traveling
Reception/Group Dinner/Dinner on your own

-Saturday
Instruction:
9:00am – Noon
Lunch Provided:
Noon – 1:00pm
Instruction:
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Dinner: On your own

-Sunday
Instruction:
9:00am – Noon
Lunch Provided:
Noon – 1:00pm
Exhibition/Sharing of work:
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Depart

Note: This is a sample, some classes are scheduled for one day only.