Multi-Axis Turning: Carving & Sculpting Unique Forms with Derek Weidman August 22-26, 2022

Students will be challenged into rethinking the scope and limitless shaping possibilities of a wood lathe. This class with focus on using the lathe as one of the most powerful and misunderstood contemporary carving machines wood sculptors have at their disposal. Participants will practice shapes and textures unique to a lathe and foster an understanding of the forms only the lathe can make in the larger context of sculpture. This class is geared toward anyone wanting to take the next step in creative turning, exploring innovative processes that go way beyond traditional turning. Derek will show students unique ways, on a lathe, which can bring new life to classic shapes.


Monday - Friday Aug 22 - 26, 2022
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