It was an incredible experience: teaching a set of people without any prior knowledge a new, relatively difficult skill that they were unfamiliar with. Even though the workshop had started off as something haphazard and improvised, the attendees had learned something. And so had I.
Steven Assael said always to consider the interior of things. He drew a parallel between the literal interior volume of a form, and the internal meaning of art. He said this meaning was a precious liquid, and the artwork itself the vessel.
The tables built the day before were linked end-to-end smack in the middle of a beautiful outdoor setting. The day's menu was made of produce and meat sourced from local farms, bread from a nearby bakery, and cheese from a creamery located just down the road.