Ochre Clap Stick Creations and Design
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Duration: 2 Hours hands-on class with demonstration session
Location: My Dilly Bag, Forest Glen Village, Sunshine Coast, QLD Kurrajong Building
About the class: Learn the ancient ways of clap stick creation. These are not just a musical instruments but have many uses including a weapon, tool, story, dance, and healing practices. We explore each of these in the workshop.
Taking time to sit together, yarn and enjoy some My Dilly Bag Native Brew Tea and Wild lime shortbread . You will connect with your pieces and be guided through how to complete the following:
Journey of the wood - You will receive two up-cycled fallen gumtree clap sticks which are blank, hand burnt and carved - ready to read. Each is unique and has a story.
Sanding - Using sandpaper fig leaves we gently sand the sticks back.
Polish - Using a stone we will polish and ready your pieces for painting.
Practice - create your story on card using traditional symbols.
Using burning tools supplied you will embelish your sticks using your card design as inspiration,
Paint with sacred ochre - rub with cohre your prepared pieces to tell your story which can be healing and significant.
- Bag - you will also make a carry bag to keep your beautiful creations in.
What you'll take home:
- Your two clap sticks can make a wonderful gift or memory to take home and enjoy its many uses.
- You will receive, an extra small take home gift for you to enjoy.
Your host: Sara Moore