Lake Reflections with Watercolor with Donna Lenard

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

You will pour watercolor to create luminous washes, dry, and finish by adding hints of nature. Your painting will recall those quiet and calm days when lake reflections are their most beautiful. You will explore bringing that feeling of serenity to your paintings. Students age 16 and older are welcome. ...

$55

Folk School Open House: Free Event

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Come to our open house to learn what a Folk School is all about. All ages are welcome. You'll find us in the Old Carpenter Shop in the historic complex of buildings near the Union Bay Campground. We will have more information about this event in the future. Directions: From ...

Shaker Six Board Chest with Don Chastan: Session 1 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Build a chest out of six pine boards and install hinges using hand and power tools. This chest makes an attractive storage place for linens, blankets, toys, or any other items that you want to store neatly away. You will stain or paint your chest at home. The finished chests ...

$115

Six Board Shaker Chest with Don Chastan: Session 2 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Build a chest out of six pine boards and install hinges using hand and power tools. This chest makes an attractive storage place for linens, blankets, toys, or any other items that you want to store neatly away. You will stain or paint your chest at home. The finished chests ...

Simple Handmade Sketchbooks and a Field Sketching Walk in the Park with Cynthia Cote

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Always have a sketchbook in your pocket! Learn to make at least two simple pocket sized sketchbooks; then draw in your books as we take a walk in the park. Cynthia Cote will share some tips on documenting your time in the Park as you fill your sketchbook. All materials ...

$39

Ice Dyeing 100% Cotton Fiber with Lu Opperman: Session 1 of 2

Learn how to dye fabric using ice cubes! You will take home four one of a kind items that you colored in a creative way.Lu will teach you how to manipulate cotton,woven fabrics, and knits. After two days, you will take home your ice-dyed treasures: 2 t-shirts, an 18 inch-square ...

$65

Alcohol Ink and Leather Cuff with Diane Kribs-Mays

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Decorate a piece of leather with alcohol ink using a variety of stamps that include images of the environment. Then will cut your strap to an appropriate size and attach metal findings to make a cuff style bracelet. Please bring extra money if you wish to purchase additional supplies or ...

$56

Fire Forged Copper Bowl with Mollie Larsen

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

You will create their own copper bowl using techniques as old as history.  Forge your bowl in an open fire, and pound it into shape with a stone.  Each bowl will be a unique piece of art. The class will be held outside by an open fire. Students ages 18 ...

$41

Needle Felted Book or Mobile Phone Bag with Donna Thurston

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Complete a needle-felted bag to hold a book or your mobile phone using a variety of fibers to complete the project. Other pieces such as beads, buttons, leather, and even wood and stones may be used as embellishments. Because you work close to your fingers, you must take caution to ...

$47

Fused Glass with Beth Cox

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Create jewelry components and/or a sun­catcher while learning the ancient techniques of glass fusing. Pieces will be fired off site and returned to you. Ages 12 and older are welcome. A minimum of 4 students must be registered by Monday, July 20 for the class to go. Maximum of 12 ...

$50

Weave a Willow Wall Pouch with Poppy Hatinger

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Weave a wall pouch from U. P. grown and harvested willow rods. Some willow experience is helpful. The challenge in this basket is control of shape. It will be finished with a traditional rod border. Some hand strength is required. Bring bypass pruners, an awl, and a jack knife or ...

$79

Weave a Back Pack Basket with Poppy Hatinger, Session 1 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Weave a medium size back pack from rattan reed. The size is useful as a day pack. The harness pictured is not included; Poppy will provide information about where you can order a harness. Weaving experience is helpful and not necessary. After 2 days of weaving, you will have a ...

$138

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