With Becky Lusk
Date: July 14 -15, 2018
Skill Level: Beginner
Class Fee: $150.00
Scandinavian figure carving is notable for its flat planes and simplified design. We will start with a precut basswood blank and learn all the skills needed to shape it with a knife. Students will be able to paint their carvings and take home their finished pieces.
Materials fee: (To be collected directly from students by instructor in class): Each carving blank ranges from $8 – $15, depending on size.
Becky Lusk is a third-generation folk artist and a Vesterheim Gold Medalist. She has been carving since she was a teenager. Becky carves ale bowls, figures, relief scenes, acanthus, and dragonstyle pieces. She and her husband have a workshop near Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Their website: http://www.luskscandiawoodworks.com/artists.htm