Paper Clay Sculpting and Puppets!
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Live and Free*: Sept. 27-29,2021!
from 11:00am-2pm EDT
(8-11am PT, 9-12pm MT, 10-1pm CT,
3-6pm GMT, 4-7pm BST)
About the course
Come explore the amazing possibilities when you combine paper clay sculpting and puppets! We will explore several types of clays and their pros & cons, all while sculpting a lightweight custom character. Paper clay is affordable and accessible, easy to use, non-toxic and paintable. Take your puppetry in a whole new direction by mixing mediums.
About The Instructor
Canadian fibre artist, Melissa Nasby specializes in needle felted masks, textiles, puppets, wearable art and sculptures. Melissa’s passion is driven by the texture and versatility of wool and natural fibres. She is heavily influenced by fantasy and nature, creating one of a kind pieces that have a unique sense of organic whimsy.Notable achievements:2014 Honourable Mention from The Jim Henson Company, 2015 Recipient of The Marie Manson Memorial Art Award, 2015 People’s Choice Award Winner -Shuswap Lake Festival of the Arts, 2015 Featured Artist & 2nd Place People’s Choice Award -Lake Country Artwalk EXHIBITIONS:2015-Salmon Arm Art Gallery- Life size grizzly bear sculpture, 2018-Lake Country Artwalk- Life size silverback gorilla, 2019-Salmon Arm Art Gallery- Life size blue heron sculpture