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Club classes are starting soon for 2018.  Sign-ups will take place at the Dec 11th meeting.
Classes run in six one week sessions on the 2nd and 4th Mondays in January, February, and March. 

The class offerings are:
Jim Butlin - Hound dog with in Jim’s words “an attitude”
Alison Currie - California Quail, smoothie
Mel Connell - Gnome with mug
Harry Patrick - Sperm Whale
Robin Salisbury - Wood Duck, drake

Kudos to this year's willing and able instructors
We thank them for so generously sharing their time, knowledge, and skills.

Click here to download a class registration form.

 Bird Carving - Virginia Rail
We will be carving and painting a life size Virginia Rail. This medium-sized rail is a marsh bird, and is more frequently heard than seen as it forages for insects. It can be found throughout much of North America. We will be making what is referred to as a stick bird and mounted on a dowel instead of legs and feet. This class is geared toward the beginner and intermediate carvers.
Materials fee: $20 includes blank, glass eyes, and paint to complete the project, payable to the instructor at first class.
Students should supply their own carving knives and brushes.
Some knives and other supplies will be available for purchase from the instructor.
8 Sessions: Tuesday, 7-9 pm $81 (Seniors: $76) January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27,
March 6, 13
Location: IHS, 260 Cooper Road, Room 1144, enter north entrance #3, turn right first hallway Instructor: Robin Salsbury

Al Jordan


SALISBURY, MD--- The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University,
will offer a wide selection of classes, seminars, and field trips at the
Ward World Championship Carving Competition and Art Festival in Ocean City,
MD, from April 23, 2018 through April 29, 2018.

Join award-winning carver and popular carving instructor Al Jordan to
learn how to carve and paint a highly detailed life-size Eastern Bluebird,
with a post as the base. This will be a power carving class, using the
Foredom as well as a high speed micro grinder. Cut out, eyes, feet, paint
and cast will be supplied. A detailed tool requirement list will be sent
out prior to class.
Here's a direct link to the Education Conference on their website:



Al is currently scheduling one-on-one private sessions for 2018.
Home Studio

Call or email Al directly for details.

Visit Al's website:
cid Woodcarving Experiencewww.ajordanbirds.com