Workshop Overview
Pine Needle Weaving on a Gourd & Alcohol Ink Dye Techniques
Alcohol inks, when mixed/blended/sprayed/daubed can create beautiful designs and vibrant colors on a gourd. Finishing the rim with 3-5 rows of pine needle weavings adds that final elegant touch. Top it off with a focal point of dried ornamental pods or pine cones or ????…what is your idea? This class will get you WILD with colors!
Outline of students will learn and take home *
Learn how to weave a continuous coil of pine needles around the gourd rim, how to add pine needles and taper the ends to a clean finish. Learn about Trans Tint Dyes and the random design effects you can achieve on a gourd by blending, spraying and daubing.

Saturday June 15th
10:00am to 4:00pm

CLASS FEE – $60.00
MATERIAL FEE – $20.00 paid to instructor at the time of the class

Materials provided by instructor
Gourd, dyes, pine needles, waxed linen, needles, latex gloves and dried ornamental pods.

Materials the Student should bring
Apron, upholstery needles, scissors

Artist Studio / Mancos, Colorado / Email for directions

Location – 33701 Rd. K.8 Mancos, CO
Phone – 209-404-4694

Minimum 3 students; Maximum 6 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

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Workshop Details
Course ID : Pine Needle Gourd / June
Date : Saturday June 15th
$60 + $60 Material Fee
Place : Artist Studio Mancos
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Janice Reich
Janice Reich
Gourd Artist