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Gualala Arts Workshop
Out of our Gourds

Instructor: Jim Grenwelge

Saturday, April 26, 2008
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Out of our Gourds, with Jim Grenwelge Register by: April 11
Tuition: $45 members; $50 non-members
Materials Fee: $20 paid to instructor
Materials: Wood Burning Set
Students: minimum 5; maximum 15

Jim Grenwelge will share with you a wide range of techniques he has developed for decorating gourds and wooden objects. If you didn't learn it in summer camp as a youngster, now is the time to develop your skills with the simple wood burning tool.

In this workshop, students will learn the design possibilities of working with dyes and paint to create historical visions. Jim has a long history of working with Native American Indian artists and will share his many insights. We suggest you sign up early as this class will fill quickly.

The Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Old State Highway in Gualala, CA,
is open weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (707) 884-1138 for more information, or email

Serving the coastal communities of northern Sonoma & southern Mendocino Counties.