Mini Paddles with Violet Gatensby



Sunday, March 14th, 2021
9:15am - 4:15pm
Light snack provided
$40 per person (all materials included)
Ages 14+

In this workshop, you'll learn some of the fundamentals of wood carving, from artist Violet Gatensby. You’ll finish with a small hand carved paddle, which you can then decorate to your liking with acrylic paint, and finish by lacing it - turning it into a keychain, zipper pull, pendant, or whatever else you like.



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If registration is full, please email to be added to a waitlist.



We recognize the importance of artists’ ability to participate without facing financial repercussions. If the requested fee is a barrier to your participation, please fill in the form below to request payment assistance. Registration for the subsidy will be available from now until Friday, February 26th at 12pm.
Registration will then be open to the public on Friday at 12pm!

Workshop subsidy request form

COVID-19 safety measures

YFN Arts and the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre have taken the following precautions in efforts to keep you safe.

  • Tables and participants will be spaced 2 metres apart.
  • Sanitizers and disinfectants will be available.
  • Masks are mandatory. 
  • Each participant will be given their own tools for the weekend to reduce use of shared surfaces.

If you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms, have an underlying health condition, or have travelled outside the Yukon, Nunavut, NWT, or BC in the last 14 days, please withdraw from the workshop for a full refund.