The Maine Coast Workshop invites the public to attend an online presentation by master woodcarver Mary May on Wednesday, July 14 at 7 p.m. Maine Coast Workshop will also welcome May to her Camden studio for a 5-day immersive sculpture workshop.
This Zoom event is a unique opportunity for the community to gain insight into the craftsmanship of classical wood carving.
Maine Coast Workshops is a small carpentry studio offering workshops in Camden; the school offers a limited number of workshops each year, with an emphasis on traditional 18th-century American crafts.
The link to the free Zoom online event is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3093109164?pwd=R3FvYVRtQXRhOWtKUlkzZFZ2QWFjQT09
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European-trained woodcarver Mary May will share the story of her journey in woodcarving. She is a professional wood sculptor specializing in traditional architectural details and American period furniture. In an effort to keep this historic art alive, May teaches woodcarving across the country and in Europe, has an online video school with hundreds of videos, has been a guest four times at The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill and recently wrote his first book. , Sculpture of acanthus leaf.
The 5-day workshop will focus on classical relief carving, is open to all skill levels including beginners, and will run July 12-16. Openings are still available.
For those who might be interested in participating in the 5-day in-person workshop at the Maine Coast Workshop, visit mainecoastworkshop.com or call William at 434-907-5427 for more details.