New Directions In Wood
October 20, 2019 – October 26, 2019
The focus of this workshop is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to sculpt and bend wood without steam, opening a new world of possibilities in wood. Participants begin by creating curved and fragile-looking flower forms while learning the limits and possibilities of this natural, but specially compressed wood. Lathes and power carvers are used to contour and texture the wood, which is then soaked, bent and dried to hold desired shapes. Students will learn to join their creations to other turned objects and airbrush paint to create imaginative sculptures. Innovation and imagination are encouraged as you manipulate bendable compressed hardwoods in unexpected ways. Recommended for intermediate and advanced turners.
COURSE FEE: $675
Jeanne Douphrate is a healthcare administrator and emerging wood sculptor from the San Antonio, Texas area who teaches and demonstrates wood turning around the country. Over the last five years, she has rapidly gained recognition for her innovative work in wood. Douphrate’s sculptures have been selected for numerous juried exhibitions, featured in publications and recognized with various awards.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.