Wood – Artists use wood as their medium.
Wood turning the art or process of fashioning wooden pieces or blocks into various forms and shapes by means of a lathe.
Brian Tyson was a fantastic woodturner. On The Art Hive website he has vases, platters and bowls available for purchase.
When his passion for woodturning became too much to bear Brian handed over the keys he held as School Principal and decided to turn his hobby into a life-style.
The early days were not easy as he worked long hours mastering design and technique. Brian attended many symposiums as far as Provo Utah.
It was always a struggle dividing time between Artistry in Sculptural Forms and meeting the market demands of production work.
Brian had always loved wood and as a boy use to save scrapes not really sure what to do with them.
As a woodturner, in every piece of wood he saw the potential for art. Brian could not resist trying to salvage it into something more beautiful than it already was.
For almost 20 years Brian and his partner attended Christmas Markets across Canada meeting many people.
Corrine Robson uses epoxy resin with wood to create charcuterie boards and tables. Adding different colour resin allows her to make custom pieces.
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