Embellishing Turned Wood Forms For Visual And Tactile Appeal
June 4, 2017 – June 10, 2017
J Paul Fennell
For embellishing turned wood forms during this class, students learn to create exciting designs that enhance the vessel’s visual and tactile appeal. Decorative techniques are explored in detail including carving, texturing and piercing. You will learn the basic techniques of piercing and carving with various rotary power tools. There is a focus on the process of laying out designs, creative indexing techniques, and various methods of transferring designs onto three-dimensional surfaces. Tactile elements include scalloped, fluted, faceted and incised designs in various forms. Some experience required in using burs in rotary power tools, micromotors and air-driven handpieces.
COURSE FEE: $595
J Paul Fennell works from his studio in Scottsdale, Arizona and has been turning and embellishing wood vessels for over 45 years. His work resides in private and museum collections, including the Smithsonian, the Museum of Art and Design, New York and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fennell is a 30-year member of the American Association of Woodturners.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.
Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please call 865-436-5860