Hand Dipped Beeswax Candles Workshop

This is a workshop in which we will each make a pair of hand dipped bees wax candles. We will discuss the critical width of wick to the width of wax. Also, the fact that modern candles often have a wick with a metal center to keep them stiff in either dipping or pouring. We will discuss methods of decorating candles, as well as storing care of your hand dipped candles.
When: Saturday, October 14th
Time: 11-2pm
Cost: $45
Size: Minimum 4, Maximum 12
Instructor: James Hayes
My Name is James Hayes and I have been teaching spoken word and creative art classes for more than forty years. Specifically: Tie Dye, Candle Making, Wire wrap, Bardic, Hat Making, Riddles, Poetry, Song writing, Film making, Video camera work, Chain making, Cartooning, Card making, Book Making, Furniture repair, Wood working, Creativity workshops, Visual Riddles, Trading, Making Calendars, Drumming, and dozens of others. 
I grew up learning that “Time is Money” and I had way more time than money. I would go and volunteer places to learn things that I wanted to know, so I seldom paid for the things I wanted to learn. I have Degrees in both Psychology and Sociology In the last ten years I have been a “Pro” at both Miscon and Radcon. As well as a merchant and worker and OCF. I have traveled to countries as far away as the Ukraine and Poland. My Favorite two sayings are “Always make the Deal” and “Imagination is more important than Knowledge” (That last one is Einstein.) I firmly believe that “Fear” is the only thing that stops us from doing things and I always remind myself that I am not afraid of looking foolish. Most importantly “Think out of the Box!”


Oct 14 2023


11:00 am - 2:00 pm




The Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art
1400 1st Ave N, Great Falls, MT
Opening Hour
Monday: Closed Tuesday: 10am - 9pm Wednesday: 10am - 5pm Thursday: 10am - 5pm Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 10am - 3pm
The Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art


The Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art
The Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art
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