Violin Varnish Workshops
"Practical and Aesthetic Violin Varnishing"
Understanding the materials: Ground, Color, and Varnish
and how to use them to create your varnish.
Workshop conducted by:
The workshop will focus on application.
Understanding the components and interaction of Ground, Color, and Varnish will be addressed as we varnish.
Particpants must bring an instrument [violin or viola] ready for varnishing.
Each of the directors will varnish a violin during the workshop.
Matching the maker's vision of the finished instrument to the correct materials and application techniques
allows varnishing to be an intentional and controlled part of violinmaking.