Dixie Biggs combines craftsmanship and materials in her lathe-turned wood vessels. Nature-inspired carvings often cover the surfaces of her pieces. She sees the carvings as part of, not enhancements to the work.
Woodturning is an old art that requires a great deal of patience and skill. Ms. Biggs takes pride in the process of discovering what each piece of wood will reveal and the intimacy of making the art.
Implications - Dixie Biggs explains that she has loved woodworking and carving ever since she was a child. She began to teach herself in 1974 where she first made a chess board. Her favorite woodworking tools are handheld chisels that let her carve immaculate details.
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Dixie Biggs Creates Lathe-Turned, Leaf-Embellished Art
- By: Katie CordreyApr 3, 2009 Updated: Jun 23 2011