- This event has passed.
‘The Wood Speaks’ Festival Weekend
September 5, 2014 @ 9:00 AM - September 7, 2014 @ 5:00 PM
Free and open to the public. Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 5pm daily. Carving Workshops and demos for all ages. Drop-in workshops on carving masks, turned burls, drums, bows, lino prints & more. Artists will be marketing their work as well as demonstrating.
Artists at Work: Turned burl carving: Keith Plumley will have both turned and unturned burls for carving, ask him about sharpening tools. Drop in welcome. Traditional bow making demonstration: Dan Law will demonstrate various techniques used for making traditional wooden bows. Hands on participation will be encouraged. Lino – Print making with Marika Swan: Marika Swan will guide you through making a lino print, including a printed card. Afternoon at 1:30, two hours to produce a print. Carving tools and their applications: Robinson Cook drop in workshop, you are encouraged to give it a try. Mask-making with Nuu-chah-nulth master carver Mark Mickey. Rattle making with George Hunt Jr. and Qwaya Sam, both respected Nuu-chah-nulth carvers.