Experience the world of wood carving - a world of relaxation and self gratification in what you have accomplished. This class will start with a block of wood, carve it and paint it and bring your piece to life. A carving knife and gouge will be required and paints will be supplied. Discussion at the first class will cover simple tools and supplies to be purchased. Winter project is a Downy Woodpecker. Pre-requisite: Students must have prior experience carving a bird.