Wood workshops were held in Dobele Adult Education and Business Support Centre on 16-18 th of October. Interreg Latvia – Lithuania Programme artisans had practical creative workshops together with excellent experts Inguss Leontjevs and Gints Kļaviņš from SIA IDL EVENTS Company. Together 6 participants took place in workshops (4 from Lithuania and 2 from Latvia).
At first every artisan got to know the trainers, the scope of planed activities and the results they should achieve. Next, trainers explained the importance of pictures in product promotion, how to make great photos, what tools to use and how to reflect emotions in the picture. The basics of graphic programs where thought and artisans were ready to make their big ideas in to reality. On the second day artisans learned about the significance of the packaging, which materials to choose and how to reduce costs in everyday production. The brand new laser engraver was tested and artisans made their own business cards. On the last workshop day, when laser cutting was practiced, artisans created different ornaments from the various wood materials. Wooden artworks will be presented at the final project exhibitions in Anykščiai and Dobele.