Thursday, February 28, 2019

AmadorArts: Feather Art at “A Taste of the Arts” will be In-Depth 4 Hour Class

Popular Program Returns March 30

One of this year’s featured artists at “A Taste of the Arts” will be renowned feather artist Lorra Lee Rose.  She will be instructing the “The Goddess Within You” workshop that will take up three 90-minute sessions. Meant for all skill levels, students will make a Natural Material Spirit Doll, learning  proportions and building a goddess armature and shape. Explore a variety of construction methods using some of the artist’s favorite materials: lush velvets, vintage lace, printed leather, hand dyed and hand spun wools to form her dress. Select an ammonite that will suggest the face of the goddess, and for the headdress, there’ll be a collection of natural colored feathers. This is the one workshop that will cost $10 extra to cover the unique supplies. Remember, when Rose sells one of her dolls they start at $200.

Registration has recently opened for the popular annual event called “A Taste of the Arts,” organized by AmadorArts. The sign-up deadline will be March 15 -- for the actual event on Saturday, March 30, from 8 am to 2 pm, on the campus of Amador High School in Sutter Creek. Pre- Registration is required.  Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, with a maximum of 15-20 students for most classes. Therefore it’s important to register early.

A Taste of the Arts is a one-day intensive “mini arts institute.” Attendees return again and again for the thrill of choosing their favorite three 90-minute workshops given by some of the area’s top artists.  The event specifically targets adults and junior and high school students. 

From a menu of 14 classes, you can “take a taste” of the arts. The cost for three classes, supplies included (Feather Art is the one exception) is $40 for adults; $20 for junior and high school students. A newly designed Arts Tote Bag in included. The detailed list of all the classes are on website, which is also where to register. You must make your first choices of your three classes with also your second choices.

Brochures and mail-in Registration with payment Forms are also available at the following locations:
  • AmadorArts Office - 617 S. Hwy 49, Jackson
  • Hein & Co. 204 Main St., Jackson
  • Kaur Family Dentistry - 9449 Landrum St., Plymouth
  • Up-Country Hardware - 19689 Hwy 88, Pine Grove
  • Paisano's Pizzeria - 325 Preston Ave., Ione

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