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Create this cute little tortoise with a textured shell that is also three dimensional. Have fun working with an epoxy clay using a template. Then add filigree on each side of the gourd that matches the pattern of the tortoise shell. Learn how to make your own mold to form the butterfly.
Saturday, September 5th
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gloves, Patterns, Sealing Top Coat, Surface Materials
Carver, Clean Gourd, Dust Mask, Heat Gun, Paint Brushes, Pencil & Eraser, Scissors, Spear or Skew Pen for Wood Burner, Wood Burner (with tips)
Your gourd should be an 8-9" canteen or tall gourd, opened, cleaned, and painted black inside