S12 - Rustic Mirrors August 12, 2017


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S12 - Rustic Mirrors August 12, 2017

Dates: August 12, 2017

Class Times: Sat 10am-4pm

Instructor: Bonnie Gale

Open Studio: None

In this one day class, students will have the opportunity to make one large or two small rustic mirrors. The class will start with an overview of the Adirondack rustic movement with an emphasis on rustic mirror making. A wooden back of the mirror is provided plus mirror glass as part of the materials fee. Students will be shown how to edge the back and mirror and then a range of designs explored with birch bark and different twigs and woods provided. This class is a lot of fun! A list of simple supplies to bring to class will be provided. Class hours are 10am to 4pm.

Material Cost:  $85

About the Instructor: 

Bonnie Gale has been a traditional willow basketmaker and willow artist for the past 33 years. With degrees from the University of Manchester, MIT and SUNY-ESF, she engages in spatial design and containment. In the last 8 years, she has been building living willow structures. Her work has been published in House and Garden, Vogue Living, Early American Life and Fiber Arts magazines. In 1999, she was awarded a NYFA Artist Fellowship and in April 2010, she appeared on the Martha Stewart Show. She wrote her first book “Living Willow Form” in 2014. Her main web site is www.bonniegale.com.

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