Saturday, September 4, 2010

Fall Art Happenings at the Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

13th Annual Watercolor Workshop & Folk Music Week -- October 17-21, 2010


Watercolor artists will gather from far and wide to be a part of this 13-year old tradition. Choose from the following classes:

Victoria Lenne, Experimental Watermedia,

Pauline Payne, Getting the Most from Acrylics, or

Wayne Spradley, Realistic, Transparent Watercolor(see his artwork above).

Or join husband-wife teams Bob & Rose Taunton and Deborah & Allen McCord as they teach a variety of folk instruments. Have you ever purchased an instrument at a festival but never learned to play it? This is your chance! Our instructors will give group and individual lessons. You'll also have time to practice new skills and enjoy a hike in the woods. Choose one or more:

Old-Time Music & Craft Weekend +, November 5-9, 2010

James Bryan_emailYou don't want to miss this all-star lineup! Back by popular demand are: James Bryan (at right), Bettye Kimbrell, Jim & Joyce Cauthen, and Adam Hurt. New this year we'll have Tena Payne teaching pottery,Chris Hale teaching rustic furniture, Jim Holland on lead guitar, and Luke Richardsonon harmonica (far right).

Be a part of folk art and music legend -- take a class with one of these masters:

  • Intermediate / Advanced Fiddle, James Bryan
  • Beginning Fiddle, Jim Cauthen
  • Rhythm Guitar, Joyce Cauthen
  • Old-time Lead Guitar, Jim Holland
  • Clawhammer Banjo, Adam Hurt
  • Harmonica Clinic (additional, 1-hour class), Luke Richardson
  • Quilting: Native American Leaf Pounding Technique, Bettye Kimbrell
  • Pottery: Sculptural Masks & Beyond, Tena Payne
  • Rustic, Appalachian-Style Dining Chair, Chris Hale

Registration deadlines are as follows:

October 2, 2010 for Folk Music week

October 21, 2010 for Old-Time Music & Craft weekend

We will still consider registrations after the deadline. Please call Danielle Dunbar at (205) 563-9990 or for class availability. We hope you'll join us soon. Please tell your friends and family about us!

Camp McDowell
105 DeLong Rd.
Nauvoo, AL 35578

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