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Benjamin Mask

Protection: Adaptation and Resistance, Benjamin Charles, Yup’ik Mask Carving Zoomshop

October 25th – November 1st
Friday, Saturday and Sundays 10am – 4pm

36 hr workshop via Zoom with in-person option in Bethel

Register by email: charles.benjamin.m@gmail.com

This class is sponsored by Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska and Alaska Community Foundation Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund.

Emphasis on learning to transition in thinking from positive space to negative space. Students will learn how to utilize modern carving tools in relation to wood properties: density, wood grain, texture and luster of finished product. Students will learn to transition in thinking from positive space to negative space. Students will apply methodologies and critical thinking applications in shaping and sculpting wood into the shape of a Traditional Yup’ik mask.

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