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

Artist Presentation: John Dempsey

Porcupine Mountains Winter Sports Complex

Try Your Hand at Drawing the Landscape from Direct Observation John will give a short explanation of the Claude Glass craze that took place during the 1800’s in England and France. Participants will then be given drawing materials and a simple rectangular viewfinder to use to frame their drawing composition. ...

Free

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

This class has been CANCELED. 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: ...

$65

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

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

This class has been CANCELED. 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: ...

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

Artist Presentation: Lisa Boerema

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

Join West Michigan artist Lisa Boerema, while she demonstrates her hard-shell gourd art, providing examples of finished artwork as well as some small gourds that a limited number of participants can decorate during her event or purchase to take home to craft. Lisa uses a variety of techniques and materials ...

Free

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

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