Hollowing and Surface Embellishment
October 23 - 28, 2022
Trent Bosch · trentbosch.com
Workshop at a glance
Learn and master the hollowing process while using the forms created as a canvas to explore a variety of surface embellishments.
- Hollowing forms large and small
- Learning various surface treatments
- General manipulation of the material
- Green wood in a variety of species
- Turning tools to create intended forms
- A variety of art materials and carving tools
- A thorough understanding of the hollowing process
- A massive personal library of techniques to enhance the surface of your pieces
Trent Bosch has woodturned professionally for 30 years and earned his BFA from Colorado State University. Bosch creates one-of-a-kind sculptural objects and continues to explore the possibilities this medium has to offer. He designed and developed several innovative tools which he manufactures within his own facility, that have allowed him greater efficiency in creating his work. Bosch’s work exhibited in numerous fine art galleries, the permanent collections of museums and craft centers, and in many private collections worldwide.
In this workshop students will master the hollowing process using a variety of tools and techniques. The forms you create will be a canvas to explore surface embellishments to make them unique. Through experimentation and combining of techniques including burning, sandblasting, carving, grinding, coloring, bleaching, dying, and much more. Participants will become comfortable experimenting and making informed artistic decisions on their pieces. Recent experience is recommended for this fast-paced class while exploring advanced concepts.
COURSE FEE: $950 · materials list
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