Hawaiian Reef Fish Gourd Sculpture

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Jelena Clay

Sunday, September 16

1/2 Day

10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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Class description

Everything will be provided to create this adorable mounted fish. Different Inks, dyes and Hawaiian patterns will be available so each student can create their own unique sculpture. We will use clay for the fins and mount them on a block provided.

The instructor will provide to the students : gourd, clay, inks, dyes, bit, wood dowels, mount blocks, masks and gloves.

What you are required to bring

Each student is required to bring the following items to class:

  • Dremel or equivalent rotary tool
  • Eye protection - Safety glasses or eyeglasses

About the instructor

Jelena Clay is originally from Saratoga, CA and relocated to the islands over 30 years ago. She is a nationally recognized Gourd and Fiber Artist and has a deep knowledge of the Hawaiian arts. She is the owner of Banyan Gallery located in Hilo town and has her work represented by Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Questions about this class?

You can contact Jelena Clay at [email protected] or 808-960-8848

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