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Scherenschnitte Workshop: Traditional Paper Cutting

December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

$10.00

Join us for a fun hands-on experience with a traditional German artform! Polly Mitchell is a folk artist that practices the art of Scherenschnette, which means “paper cuts” in German. This workshop class will show you the basics of paper cutting as well as give you a new idea for presents!

This workshop will focus on ornaments, known as Christbaumschnitte, and participants will be able to take home their own handmade creation!

Polly’s husband Marion Mitchell will also be exhibiting and selling his traditonal Wood Bending products. Both Polly and Marion are nationally recognized Folk Artists from Carbondale, Illinois.

You can check out some videos of the Mitchell’s practicing their skills here:
http://watch.wsiu.org/video/2300872785/
http://www.pbs.org/video/wsiu-infocus-marion-mitchell/

Tickets are $10 each and this class is limited to 20 people, get your ticket before they are gone.
www.westovertonvillage.org/events or call our office at 724-887-7910

Details

Date:
December 3, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00