Desoto State Park

Art of Woodburning-Country Magnets

Event Dates:
April 17, 2021, 10:00 am
April 17, 2021, 3:00 pm
DSP Woodburning: Country Magnets

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

Serious Skills Series: Art of Woodburning-Country Magnets

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 and painting designs from artist April Blanks, and will work on their choice of designs for 3 magnets to take home. This class is for ages 14 to adult.

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021

Time: 10:00-12:00 am and 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. Class space is limited, pre-registration is required for attendance in this class. Email Brittney.Hughes@dcnr.alabama.gov to sign up or for more info. This class will be held outside under a covered pavilion-in case of inclement weather the class will be held inside a large room. Masks are required for participants.

Examples of April’s work