Travelers in Hilly Countryside (c. 1650), Aelbert Cuyp Image courtesy of Cleveland Museum of Art
Later this week, I’ll be leading my donkey to Tampa for Fine Woodworking Magazine’s Hands On event. Kate Swann and her crew down at the Florida School of Woodwork have been hard at work getting things ready for classes for eight instructors. Carl Johnson posted a short video of the tree we’ll turn into bowls:
In June, Plymouth CRAFT is letting me return for a special five days of carving along with JoJo Wood. JoJo will be teaching spoon carving and I’ll be teaching bowl carving. Each of us will be teaching two classes June 7-8, and June 10-11 with a spooncarving “melee” in between on the 9th.
This one will be in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. We’ll have a great time. Registration opens this Saturday, February 2. Check out the details at this link.
By the way, the image at the top of this post is thanks to the Cleveland Museum of Art joining a growing number of museums digitizing their collections and making them accessible to the public, in many cases free of any restrictions. CMAs mission is to “create transformative experiences through art, for the benefit of all the people forever,” and this move is meant to foster that. Read more about it here, including a link to search the collection. And if you ever have a chance to travel to Cleveland, be sure to check out the museum in person. I had the museum guards following me around there one time. I must have been looking so hard at stuff that I raised their suspicions. Or maybe it was the glass cutter.