Feather Carving & Painting with Bob Lindemann

The outer end of a carved, burned, and painted wooden blue jay feather. Crafted by Bob Lindemann.

Create  a wooden Blue Jay feather with Bob Lindemann. Not just woodcarving and painting; we will use a woodburner (pyrography) to create fine details. Open to all: beginning and experienced carvers both welcome!

Class is $45 (there’s a $10 discount for members – call to get your discount code or look in email).

Max 8 attendees

Three wooden feathers (painted, carved, and burned) and one knife. WIP by Bob Lindemann.
Tool and samples of wooden feathers at various stages.

Paint-a-carving: class with woodcarver Larry Bertrand

round paint palette filled with paint

Ever wondered how some woodcarvings get their colors? Painting a carving is a skill practiced by amateur and professional woodcarvers to bring different dynamics and liveliness to many carvings. Join our class and try this for yourself.

Master woodcarver Larry Bertrand is providing a bird ornament for each participant to paint. He will guide attendees in techniques and tools used to color woodcarvings.

Designed for ages 8-118, open to all
Max: 10 people

Larry Bertrand is an award-winning woodcarver who has contributed to the Birds of Vermont Museum’s exhibits and gift shop.

See Larry’s work at the Museum and on Instagram at @BuzzardsBayBirds

A wooden killdeer being held in one hand while being painted . View is over the painter's left shoulder.