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Scrimshaw Activity 

When: Sat., Dec. 11, 1 & 3 p.m. 2010
Phone: 630-833-1616
Price: $15.00 per person
www.lizzadromuseum.org
December 11 “Scrimshaw Activity” Scrimshander, Richard Kovander, presents the art of scrimshaw, a popular folk art form made famous by New England whalers of the 19th century. Today, ivory substitutions such as plastic, tagua nut, and howlite can be used to create beautiful ink etchings. Learn from a master artist the tools and techniques of this unique art form. Tools and materials are provided to make your own creation to take home. Activity – Ages 9 yrs. to Adult – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Fee: $15.00 per person – Reservations Required

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