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"Insults should be written in sand, compliments should be carved in stone" (Arab proverb). Stone carving might be described as the removal of stone to discover the beauty of form hidden within. Wherever we may travel we will find beautiful stone carving in temples, cathedrals, countryside parks and busy cities. Forms may be of human, animal, fish or fowl or may be abstract in form to allow the imagination free rein. If you want to understand how to choose the right material be it sandstone, chalk, limestone or marble and recognise a range of tools, mallet, adze, bouchard, feather and wedge then why not try a stone carving course?
Lucy Churchill's Stone Carving Workshops
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Lucy Churchill's Stone Carving Workshops
North Yorkshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£440
3-day of personal tuition - enjoyable & instructive, tailored to suit beginners & experienced carvers. I'll show you how to work on your personal projects from masonry to completed artwork, and advise you on how to continue to develop your skills after the course. A maximum 3 students per course, which allows a great deal of specialised attention. Reduced fee for 2 or 3 bookings. Topics covered: Tool skills & Carving techniques. Working in 3-dimensions. What tools you'll need, and where to buy them. Chisel sharpening. Where to locate stone....
Stone letter carving & relief carving (beginners/ints.)  with Pip Hall ~ a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns  north Lakes & Cumbria
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Stone letter carving & relief carving (beginners/ints.) with Pip Hall ~ a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns north Lakes & Cumbria
Cumbria - Next course on 26th September 2019
£295
A 3 day stone letter and relief carving workshop with expert Pip Hall suitable for beginners as well as those with experience. Pip is one of the favoured letter carving tutors for the Lettering Arts Trust, and is a renowned letter carver and tutor. She taught here regularly several years ago and we are delighted she is returning to Greystoke to take another of her wonderful courses. To sustain your carving you'll be treated to lovely 2 course Aga lunches, home baking and fresh coffees/teas. A perfect compliment to your...
Stonecarving in Gloucestershire
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Stonecarving in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
£110
Stonecarving for beginners and intermediates in the Cotswolds Held outdoors or in workshop. Beautiful location, in Gloucestershire, idyllic rural setting in Cotswold Area of outstanding natural beauty. Two day affordable stone carving courses, held generally once or twice a month, please click on the "View Website" button above for all course dates and details! Taught in small groups, up to nine trainees
Stone carving for beginners - Weymouth
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Stone carving for beginners - Weymouth
Dorset - Next course on 31st August 2019
£85
John your tutor has over 30 years experience as a sculptor and stonemason. Teaching stone carving to adults and children in England and France. The workshops are set up for those wanting to take time, to situate, learn and find pleasure in discovering ways of expression through stone carving. Providing starting points, encouraging the development of ideas, knowledge, skills, visual awareness and creative potential. The stone carving courses will give you the opportunity to sculpt a small relief of your own design (or by using one of my templates )...
Green Man stone carving weekend in Yorkshire
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Green Man stone carving weekend in Yorkshire
Calderdale - Next course on 12th October 2019
£160
This 2-day course is suitable for beginners (no previous experience necessary) or experienced carvers. Learn about these fascinating medieval green men and take your own completed sculpture home in Maltese limestone. Course Details Arrival for 9am for a prompt start. A tour of the facilities will be given with a health and safety induction. Beginners will learn how to hold a chisel and mallet. They will learn how to chase a line, rough out and finishing techniques to create their own relief carved green man. Advanced students will also learn...
Stone carving course, Gloucestershire (Cotswolds)
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Stone carving course, Gloucestershire (Cotswolds)
Gloucestershire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£185
Inspired by the Cotswolds countryside, even first-time carvers will create a unique work of art to take home. This two day course takes place in David King's Ticket Office Studio, at the heart of the Cotswold Water Park. The course covers basic stone carving techniques for beginners, whilst those with previous experience can explore new ideas and techniques. With delicious home cooked lunches and cakes, you'll be well looked after! You'll receive a safety briefing before you start and shown how to use the tools, then you'll be able to...
Stone carving for beginners - one day course at Sculpture by the Lakes with John Davey
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Stone carving for beginners - one day course at Sculpture by the Lakes with John Davey
Dorset - Next course on 5th October 2019
£100
This one day workshop is for those wanting to learn and find pleasure in discovering stone carving. You will start with an introduction to tools and types of stone, followed by direct carving to get the feeling of tools and material. You will also learn about preparation of designs and templates and how to rough-out for specific shapes. Techniques on finishing will also be covered and how tool marks can be used to enrich the quality of your final piece. Tools to work with on the day and materials are...
Stone carving in East Yorkshire at the Northern Sculpture Studios
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Stone carving in East Yorkshire at the Northern Sculpture Studios
East Yorkshire
£90
We open our studios - usually on the first Friday and Saturday of the month - for those wishing to learn to stone carve with us. With a feeling of being apprenticed in working artists studios, you can choose to come along for one day to get a feel of working with stone and complete a small carving project to take home with you, or you may wish to come to us on an ongoing basis (at intervals to suit your own needs) to undertake a longer term project of...
Stone Carving (relief & 3D) sculpture for Beginners/Ints. - 3D-  with Simon Keeley: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns  near Penrith and Ullswater
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Stone Carving (relief & 3D) sculpture for Beginners/Ints. - 3D- with Simon Keeley: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria
£330
This is a 3+ day Stone Sculpture workshop with expert Simon Keeley Simon is a favourite tutor at the much acclaimed West Dean College and we are delighted he travels up from Surrey to take a course here every year, he says he loves teaching at this venue! Greystoke Cycle Cafe walled Tea Garden in the north Lakes, a perfect tranquil location looking out over Greystoke Castle estate. Most students prefer to work in the garden in the sunshine, and we've plenty of shelter from gazebos & old barns if...
Stone carving sculpture course
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Stone carving sculpture course
Staffordshire
£120
Two day course introduces basic stone carving techniques and use of tools to create a three dimensional form from either sandstone or limestone. (eg: owl, seated cat or green man) The reference image is your choice from our stock and the finished work can be taken home at the end of the course. These courses are suitable for complete beginners as individual, step by step tuition will be given, however, if you have stone carving experience and would like to follow a different plan that would be fine too. ​...

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