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Will Tait started his art career by practicing figure drawing by copying famous paintings, such as those by Michelangelo. But through the use of a CNC router, he now works with painting, glass casting, and more. When Will Tait was with the Art Students League, he became aware of the themed Peacock Room. This began his dream of creating his own themed room. To this end, he decided to learn furniture making. The CNC router helped him to further his creativity in furniture making.

Key Takeaways:

  • When he was a student, he ended up with a mentor who was an employee at the Metropolitan Art Museum, and allowed him to see the art that was not in public view.
  • He has worked with many different types of art, and different mediums, including figure drawing, glass casting, and painting.
  • When he first looked at computer based routers, he thought he would use them for backgrounds, but realized they could also be used for carving.

“To start with, as a young boy, Will had an uncle who would take him to visit a San Diego art museum on weekends.”

Read more: https://www.woodworkersjournal.com/will-tait-renaissance-man-cnc-relief-carving/

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