Colorado Springs, CO 2018 Registration is NOW OPEN

C205 - Guardians of the Discarded

Leighanna Light
9:00 - 4:30
Thursday - May 31

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$ 155  

In this workshop you will learn how to make an eclectic free standing figurative assemblage, starting with only two pieces of wood & a few of your favorite treasures! You will learn the nuts & bolts of assemblage, composition,  cold connecting, and how to unite found objects to create a cohesive piece of art. You will learn a cool new way to distress wood surfaces, I will teach you how to make my clay faces, and how to make a mold of just about anything.
We will drill, sand, carve, paint, sculpt, problem solve, punch & distress...but most important, we will have a blast! Breathe new life into your found treasures and join us for a fun day of constructing these awesome, one of a kind assemblages!

$25 supply fee paid to instructor at beginning of class includes
1 hand made free standing base,1 hand made clay face, distressing medium, patina, most tools & all hardware

Supply List needed to bring
Please read the supply list NOW and collect your supplies early. You may have to order some things online, so please allow plenty of time for this. I do not sell extra supplies in class. You may not be able to complete the project in class if you do not bring what is listed on the supply list. If you have trouble finding anything, or if you have any questions, please contact me at least two week prior to class at

a variety to choose from for the body, legs & arms


small 2 oz bottle

4 oz of your favorite color(s)



(I will have several to share, if you don’t want to wait please bring your own)


METAL PUNCH OR CROP-A-DILE if you have one

A DRILL with several small bits (we will be doing a lot of drilling, I supply 2 drills, but it would be helpful if everyone had their own. Please bring one if you can)


Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Blue Twig Studio.  They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat.  For further info and to place your order, contact:

Deb Prewitt
Blue Twig Studio
Cottonwood Center for the Arts
427 E. Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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