Introduction to Bowl Turning

May 28 - May 30, 2021

Introduction to Bowl Turning

$505.00

Details Fee Breakdown:
Tuition: $430
Material Fee: $75
Registration Fee: $30

Bowls and bowls and bowls! Gain a comprehensive understanding of bowl turning fundamentals, and insight into the gratification of turning bowls. We will start with spindle turning to familiarize ourselves with tools under zero pressure to create objects, and then move on to making as many bowls as it takes to commit skills to muscle memory and release creative juices. We will discuss proportion and design choices, work holding methods, tool and cut choices, preparation, and safety. Questions and creativity are highly encouraged.

Level: Beginner and Beyond
Workshop Levels

Definitions of Skill Levels for Workshops

  • Beginner and Beyond: Introductory level course that presents basic knowledge of tools, materials and techniques and is geared towards first timers or those who want to improve and expand their technique. It takes time to build skills.
  • Advanced Beginner and Beyond: Instruction that assumes some familiarity with tools, materials and equipment. Includes reviews and builds on basic skill sets, allows for those with more experience to work at their own pace. Further development of fundamentals, participants have had at least one class or equivalent with professional instruction.
  • Intermediate: Course content that assumes a working knowledge of basic studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored. Participants feel comfortable in the studio setting.
  • Intermediate to Advanced: Course content that requires a proficient working knowledge of studio tools, materials and equipment necessary to accomplish the projects and techniques to be explored in class.
  • Advanced: Assumes proficiency and advanced working knowledge of materials and studio tools and equipment so that the focus is on artistic narrative and/or technical development.
Ages: Adult

Register

Registration is not yet open for this workshop. Check back soon!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Janine Wang

Janine began making furniture while studying architecture at the Cooper Union, and found herself much more drawn to building than the planning of building. She went on to pursue an MFA in furniture design from the Rhode Island School of Design, and has since exhibited with the Center for Art in Wood, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Wharton Esherick Museum, the American Association of Woodturners Gallery of Wood Art, Appalachian Center for Craft, AAW International Woodturning Symposium, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, and the State Museum of Pennsylvania.

View Website