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Collector’s Weekend

Experience Vaillancourt with like-minded collectors! Collector’s Weekend is an excuse to escape the real world and join like-minded people that share an affinity to Christmas, traditions, and their love of Vaillancourt Chalkware. Since the first Collector’s Weekend in 1996, Collectors—both serious and casual—have made the READ MORE »

Big Boy Santa near the final stages

UPDATE: Big Boy Santa

UPDATE: March 24, 2011 — With Lisa's help, the Big Boy Santa is finally completed. Going through the final sets of sealing and finished with the aging process, the Big Boy Santa is done and ready to come home with you! UPDATE: March 17, 2011 READ MORE »

Quick Breakfast Before Painting

Sunday Begins

The Annual Sunday breakfast has begun and 20 Sunday Workshop participants are kicking into gear to close out the 2010 Collector's Weekend!

The painters underway for Painting Workshop #1

Ready, Set, Paint!

The first painting workshop of the weekend has kicked off to a sold out group of 30!  

Picture 4

The Big Bunny – Base Coat

How are bunnies made? You are witnessing the third step to the creation of the Big Bunny! You've seen it being poured and also once it was dried. As depicted below, Judi is adding the base coat to this piece and adding some details in READ MORE »

Judi's paint pallet

The Big Bunny – Step 2

Well, as you have seen in the pouring process, The Big Bunny has been poured! Once it had solidified it weighed in at an even 100lbs! After we extracted the moisture in our heating room, we removed about 30lbs of water so the final piece READ MORE »

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