Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 247 - Wood Turning II

Description: Use of the wood lathes for creative expression. Contemporary tools and techniques used on and off the lathes to create artistic woodturnings. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 147  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Tools and equipment
  2. Characteristics and properties of wood
  3. Hollowing tools
  4. Natural elements in natural edge, voided bowls or forms
  5. Lathe tool creation and modifications
  6. Surface treatments
  7. Advanced bowl gouge techniques
  8. Hand and power carving tools and techniques
  9. Contemporary tools and jigs
  10. Turned burl piece
  11. Other mediums and surface treatments in wood turnings
  12. Finish techniques
  13. Display and photographing of turnings
  14. Personal stylistic mode
  15. Formal elements and pjrinciples of design
  16. Historical and contemporary art examples
  17. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use tools and equipment safely. (1)
  2. Use the characteristics and properties of wood in finished pieces. (2)
  3. Use hollow tools and create a hollow turned piece. (3)
  4. Identify and use the natural elements in turning stock to the best sculptural advantage when creating natural edge, voided bowls or forms. (4)
  5. Create and modify lathe tools for best performance. (5)
  6. Use surface treatments. (6)
  7. Use advanced bowl gouge techniques. (7)
  8. Use hand and power carving tools and techniques. (8)
  9. Use contemporary tools and jigs with advanced techniques. (9)
  10. Complete a turned burl piece. (10)
  11. Incorporate other mediums and surface treatments successfully into woodturnings. (11)
  12. Apply finish techniques. (12)
  13. Setup finished pieces for display and photographing. (13)
  14. Express a personal stylistic mode in the finished turned pieces. (14)
  15. Identify the formal elements and principles of design. (15)
  16. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (15)
  17. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (15)
  18. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (16)
  19. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (17)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.