OCEAN DRUM GOURD
ALL LEVELS! NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
A gourd ocean drum consists of the gourd, the drumhead, and the sound makers inside that make the wave action. It can be played with hands or a drum stick, however, the sound is truly wonderful when turned over and played on the ocean side. You will be making a musical instrument but also a piece of ART!
This class will take you through the basics of the art of making a gourd Ocean Drum. Selection of a gourd, cutting it open and cleaning, design concepts, wood-burning, attaching embellishments will all be covered.
DATE & TIME:
Saturday / June 8th
10:00am to 5:00pm
CLASS FEE – $60.00
MATERIAL FEE – $35.00
Instructor will provide gourd, drum head, paints and dyes, trim material. Some embellishments also available.
Students should bring apron, dust mask, wood burner and an open mind to create and have FUN!
Location – 33701 Rd. K.8 Mancos, CO
Phone – 209-404-4694
Minimum 3 students; Maximum 10 students
Janice Reich / Gourd Artist
About the Artist:
Fascinated with all the different aspects of how a gourd can be transformed Janice started her education through books & classes. Her talent has flourished and her passion as a gourd artist was quickly reinforced with multiple awards.
Janice helps her students allow their art to take on the natural form of the gourd that then becomes intertwined with other components. Each shape gives opportunity and inspiration for a unique design – with surprises along the way