Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct 15 - Early Bird Reflections Workshop Deadline

WOW - October 15 already! Time flies when you are having fun? This date has snuck up on me. It is the deadline to register to get the early bird rate for any of the workshops at The Reflections of Nature Art Show. The workshops are Saturday or Sunday, Oct 28 or 29.

Many great workshops to choose from:
- Airbrushing a Pumpkinseed Sunfish Casting with Bob Lavender - Saturday
- Pyrography with Doug Cox - Saturday
- Oil Painting Primer with Adeline Halvorson
- Paverpol Loon with Loretta Metzger - Saturday
- Introduction to carving with Bob Gander - Saturday morning
- Alcohol Inks with Cecilia Elizabeth - Sunday morning
- Chattering Chickadees with The Funky Artsmiths (ages 9+) Sat afternoon or Sun morning

Find out more at: Reflections of Nature Show & Sale




















Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ready to Carve a Pumpkin?

The pumpkins have made it in to the city. They are sitting in a backyard on the tarp enjoying the sunshine during the day but snuggling under the tarp at night. Some big ones would be fun to carve so join the fun at Reflections of Nature carving on Saturday, Oct 28. Let Beth Campbell know if you want to be a part of the carving. Phone/Text 306-260-3408 or email campbell.beth@gmail.com.








Fly Tying at Reflections

Fly Tying with the Kilpatrick Flyfishers

Stop by the Kilpatrick Flyfishers booth  and try your hand at fly tying.

Prairieland Park, Hall C
Saturday and/or Sunday
Oct 28 & 29




Saturday, September 30, 2017

Funky Artsmiths Workshop for the Youth

REFLECTIONS OF NATURE WORKSHOPS
Two 1/2 day workshops geared for ages 9 and up 

First one on Saturday (1 -4 pm)
Repeated on Sunday (9 am - noon)


Chattering Chickadee's with The Funky Artsmiths
In this three hour workshop you will learn skills to help you draw what you see, adding value and texture.

Putting these skills to use you will compose and create a beautiful painting of a chickadee nestled in foliage.

Workshop fees: 
- $45 for students before Oct 15
- OR $55 for students registering later

NOTE: prices includes $10 materials fee 

Students should bring 
- paint shirt
- snack and water bottle.

Min number of students: 3
Max number of students: 6


Funky Artsmiths' Blog

Artsmiths' Student Gallery


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Alcohol Ink Workshop with Cecilia Elizabeth

REFLECTIONS OF NATURE WORKSHOP
Sunday, October 29: Morning Workshop (9 am - noon) 
Exploring Explosive Alcohol Inks 

with Cecelia Elizabeth

Workshop fees: 
- students before Oct 15 pay the early bird rate of $35 plus $20 for materials bringing the total to $55
- OR registrations after Oct 15 will be $45 plus $20 for materials bringing the total to $65



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Carving Workshop with Bob Gander

REFLECTIONS OF NATURE WORKSHOP - OCTOBER 28, 2017
Saturday - 1/2 day (9 am - noon, or later if necessary)
Introduction to Carving with Bob Gander 

With just a knife, we will carve a "Comfort Bird" in basswood. This is a small, highly stylized bird that can be held in the hand to relieve stress. You will learn how to hold the knife and to carve safely. You will also learn about grain direction. We will discuss how to keep a knife sharp.  


A Comfort Bird is best left unfinished and unsanded. A knife, carving glove, and blank will be provided. You will leave the class with a finished bird. 

Workshop fees: 
- $40 for students registering by Oct 15
- OR $50 for students registering after Oct 15 

- NOTE: prices includes $5 materials fee for the carving blank 


Min number of students: 2
Max number of students: 8

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Paverpol Workshop with Loretta Metzger

REFLECTIONS OF NATURE WORKSHOP
Saturday, October 28:  Full Day Workshop (9 am - 4:30 pm) 

Dancing Loon in Paverpol with Loretta Metzger 



Loretta has been creating Paverpol sculptures since 2010 and is now the Paverpol Distributor and trainer for Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Visit her website at XplorePaverpol.com
Create a Paverpol sculpture approximately 17” tall of a dancing loon. The spreading wings are made from a doily.

This sculpture will be black with blue highlights and can be displayed either indoors or outdoors.

Students should bring a roll of tinfoil (not BBQ tinfoil) and a doily if they have one. They should be dressed appropriately in crafting clothes or should bring an apron.

Loretta will supply metal stand, tape, Paverpol, Paverplast, wrappers, wire, highlight colors and doilies. 

Workshop fees with materials included:
- $80 if registered by Oct 15 
- or $90 after Oct 15 

The $15 materials fee is included in the above pricing.


Min number of students: 5
Max number of students: 20



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