Desoto State Park

Art of Woodburning-Christmas in July

Event Dates:
July 25, 2020, 10:00 am
The art of woodburning, Christmas in July with April Blanks

Events In & Around DeSoto State Park: www.alapark.com/parks/desoto-state-park/desoto-events

Serious Skills Series: The Art of Woodburning-Christmas in July

Hosted by DeSoto State Park

The Serious Skills series is a variety of classes and workshops that provide opportunities to discover a hidden talent or learn a new skill for personal enrichment. Classes are open to local residents, overnight guests, and park visitors.

Pyrography or woodburning is the art of decorating wood or other materials, the term meaning “writing with fire” dating back to the 17th century. Participants in this class will learn the basic techniques of decorative wood burning from artist April Blanks, and will work on 2 Christmas ornaments to practice basic techniques using a pen-like burning tool and paint. Christmas in July fun!

This class is for ages 14 to adult.

Date: July 25, 2020

Time: 10:00-12:00 noon OR 1:00-3:00 pm (2 class times to choose from)

Where: DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne, Alabama (Location disclosed at time of registration)

Fee: $25.00 -includes all supplies. Workshop space is limited to 10, pre-registration is required for attendance in this class. Email Brittney.Hughes@dcnr.alabama.gov to sign up or for more info.

Examples of April’s work: www.facebook.com/Aprils-Woodburnings-310733302340332/