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Hand Sculpted Leather Animals
Saturday, 1/12/2013
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
TechShop Mid-Peninsula

Think you can't create ultra elegant, seriously impressive little leather animals? Think again! In this workshop, our master leatherworking and creative design instructor, Alyssa, will show you how to make adorable toys for little girls and boys that can be transformed into key chain ornaments! 

Learn how to paint and sculpt cute panda bears, fuzzy foxes, bears, rabbits, fishes, horses and loveable puppies. Alyssa will teach you: 

·         How to cut your leather using the laser cutter

·         How to blend colors and paint with artist inks

·         How to choose the right leather for sculpting

·         How to hand sculpt and form leather

·         How to professionally finish your sculpture so it will last for years

This very special event is a great stop on your road of creativity! 

Instructor Alyssa Ravenwood is an award winning leather sculptor. Her business, Ravenwood Masks, sells leather masks all over the world. She has been an instructor at The Getty Villa Museum, Bradley University, Ink People Center for the Arts, and The Brewery Artists Colony.

Please note:This is not a Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Workshops utilize TechShop’s equipment, and all shop rules still apply – unless you have passed the required safety course(s), your instructor will assist you on the machine.

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