October 2016

Minutes for October 2016 Meeting

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Minutes recorded by Deborah

There were 14 members at our October 8, 2016 meeting.  For Show and Tell there were bottles of hope and State Fair entries.  Check out pictures on the guild’s Facebook page.  

Inchies will be swapped four times a year.  Next time will be at the January meeting with a Winter theme.  

November meeting – Angela will be teaching.  Look on website for details.

Don’t forget – you can check out books, DVDs, and magazines from the library.

Old Business

In the business meeting Wendy motioned to approve the September 2016 minutes.  Laura seconded and the motion passed.

Bottles of Hope are in high demand.  12 bottles are needed a month.  Connie and Angel will decide on a plan for future bottles.

New Business

Deb Hart Workshop will be on Saturday, October 29th, from 9:30 to 4:30 in our usual room at the Contemporary Arts Center on the fairgrounds.  There’s still time to sign up!  Only $50 and includes lunch.

Retreat in April is already being planned.  Karen Lewis classes are being decided.

Our next regular meeting will be November 12, 2016, 1:30 pm at the Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center on the OKC Fairgrounds.

December meeting will be our Christmas Party.

Drawing winners for the month:  Laura, Angel, Tom, and Deborah.

October 2016 Meeting: Pinecone Ornament

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pineconeOur next guild meeting will be Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Contemporary Arts Center at the fairgrounds. We will have our drawing at the meeting, so be sure to bring something if you won an item in our last drawing! This is also inchie month, with a Fall theme.

Deborah Di Maggio will show us how to make these pinecone ornaments. Looks like fall is definitely here!

Materials

  • 3 packages of clay (Premo), using any of these possible colors: raw sienna, black, gold, bronze, burnt umber
  • Paper maché egg (Deborah will provide these)

cuttersTools

  • Pasta machine or roller
  • Knife blade
  • Teardrop cutter (other suggested cutters shown in photo – click to enlarge)