Turned And Carved: Form, Pattern, Texture and Color
October 27, 2019 – November 2, 2019
This master workshop focuses on creating bowl and platter forms from both green and dry wood. Students will create pure turned forms including bowls and platters while incorporating carving texturing and color. Techniques covered include the use of bowl gouges and sheer scrapers, the selection and cutting of wood, drying wood, carving on turnings, turned textures and cutting through a painted surface. Participants will leave class with new techniques and design ideas to use in creating their own original work. Some experience in bowl turning required.
COURSE FEE: $800
Al Stirt has been a professional woodturner for almost 50 years. He demonstrates and teaches woodturning and design throughout North America and overseas. His work is included in numerous public and private collections including the Smithsonian, The White House, the Museum of Art and Design and the Victoria and Albert Museum. In 1997, the American Association of Woodturners awarded him an Honorary Lifetime Membership.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.