Showing posts from November, 2020

OWA Zoom Meeting: Tuesday Dec. 1, 2020, at 7 PM

We have a special feature presentation coming up on Tuesday.  Our own Christopher Dufault will talk about learning to carve marionettes abroad.  His presentation is titled: Wood Carving at Workshops at 'Puppets in Prague' (Czech Republic) and 'World of Puppets' (Iceland) Christopher Dufault spent the month of August 2019 at a wood carving and performance workshop in the Czech Republic where he and people from several other countries each carved their own traditional Czech marionette under the expert tutelage of 'Puppets in Prague.'  A combination of machine and hand tools was employed in creating these marionettes.  Due to restrictions on travel caused by the pandemic this year, he has subsequently only been able to attend further such workshops via the internet -- again from the Czech Republic as well as from Iceland.  Christopher will describe the process of creating a traditional Czech wooden marionette and compare the merits of in-person and on-line lea

Invitation from Kingston Wood Artisans

Our past president Rob Suarez and Kingston Wood Artisans' secretary Marty Schlosser talked about a digital collaboration between our clubs.  In its basic form, we invite KWA members to our Zoom meetings and they invite OWA members to theirs.  So we've been invited to their meeting on Thursday November 12th at 7 PM.  As with our Zoom meetings, you will be invited to the meeting by email.  The presentation is titled Main and Secondary Joinery: Basics by Gerry and Matt. Want to learn more about the Kingston Wood Artisans?  Visit the KWA web site which includes a calendar of KWA events .