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Do you love to run your fingers over a cool stone sculpture - to appreciate the shape and texture with touch as well as sight? Do you linger over the cold carved contours of Moore, Epstein or Frink, or long to wander around the Yorkshire sculpture park? You can find a course here to develop your own potential to create beauty in stone and other materials. Maybe you want to learn how an expert sharpens carving gouges or chooses just the right stone from which the imagined shape can be born. Perhaps you'd prefer to learn from an experienced letter-cutter. Most courses shown here are based in areas of stunning scenery - so why not have a go at stone-carving and be inspired by excellent teaching in a wonderful environment. Whether you are a total beginner or already accomplished you will find a course to suit your ability and enhance your skills.
Create a stunning pebble mosaic feature for your garden from multiple Gold winning Artist David James
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Create a stunning pebble mosaic feature for your garden from multiple Gold winning Artist David James
West Yorkshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£175
About the pebble mosaic course: Maximum number of 4 people per course at Olicana's workshop in central Ilkley, one of Yorkshire's most picturesque towns. Learn how to create a stunning pebble mosaic that will provide a talking point for your garden from David James of Olicana Mosaics. You will be taken through all the steps involved in creating a square or circular or shell shaped pebble mosaic measuring 45cm/18inch square or in diameter. This will weigh about 20kg (45 lb). Time will be given to discuss materials, methods, tools and...
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 )...
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....
Clawdd walling at Bethel near Caernarfon in Gwynedd
Clawdd walling at Bethel near Caernarfon in Gwynedd
Gwynedd - Next course on 7th September 2019
£85
Join a two day course to learn to build a clawdd wall. A clawdd wall is a stone faced earth bank. These walls are often built in areas where the stone is unsuitable or not plentiful enough for a dry stone wall. The stones are pitched (set vertically, similar to books on a shelf). The course will involve setting the stones into an existing earth bank. Please get in touch for more details and to book.
Stone Carving Sculpture - Morley College - 11/12 weeks on campus
Stone Carving Sculpture - Morley College - 11/12 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 11th September 2019
£340
This course will allow you to explore sculpture whilst learning fundamental stone carving techniques. Beginners and returning students work alongside in a mutually supportive environment learning from both your tutor and each other. You can choose to develop you own projects in abstract or figurative sculpture, lettering, or functional objects. Develop ideas in clay and carve in various types of stone. All levels welcome including beginners. Basic materials included. By the end of the course you will be able to Develop an understanding of basic carving techniques Be able to...
1 day introduction to stone carving course
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1 day introduction to stone carving course
Dorset - Next course on 14th September 2019
£80
Our 1 & 2 day stone carving courses take place at Sturminster Marshall, near Wimborne in Dorset. During this course you will be provided with all of the tools, materials and safety equipment needed for the day. You will be given full guidance and tuition from our stone mason and you will get to take your carving home at the end of the day. We import our stone directly from the quarry in Malta and this limestone is ideal for beginners as it is a nice soft stone, so you...
Two day dry stone walling course at Pensychnant near Conwy North Wales
Two day dry stone walling course at Pensychnant near Conwy North Wales
Conwy - Next course on 14th September 2019
£85
Learn to build a dry stone wall in North Wales with the Dry Stone Walling Association. This course runs over two days (Saturdays and Sundays). The date listed is the first day (Saturday). Content will involve dismantling a section of wall, digging out and laying the foundations and rebuilding the wall through to the coping (top stones). It is held in the beautiful landscape of the Sychannt Pass near Conwy. Please get in touch for more details and to book your place.
Beginners’ Stone Walling Course Run by ''Qualified Teachers'' of DSWA
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Beginners’ Stone Walling Course Run by ''Qualified Teachers'' of DSWA
Lancashire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£75
Two day dry stone walling course for beginners in Association with Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain This course runs several times a year, usually between March to October and is held at various locations including: Gorse Hall, Stalybridge Ridge Farm, Diggle Denshaw Church Well-i-Hole Farm, Greenfield Group Bookings Taken ( call for rates) Please ring or email for a booking form and to find out what locations are available on each date. All of our courses are suitable for both beginners and improvers and are run by qualified...
Dry stone walling course Lancashire/Yorkshire/Manchester/Leeds/Sheffield/North West
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Dry stone walling course Lancashire/Yorkshire/Manchester/Leeds/Sheffield/North West
Greater Manchester - Next course on 21st September 2019
£179.99
Two day dry stone walling courses on Saddleworth Moor, plus locations throughout the North and close enough for people in the Midlands. This course is designed for people who are going to actually build or repair a wall on their own land or in their garden. If you are building or repairing your own wall, then you want to know that it will be 100% right. We teach to a very high standard for an introductory course and make sure you go home knowing precisley what to do. When you...
Stone carving Thursdays/Friday, morning or afternoon -New Brewery Arts Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
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Stone carving Thursdays/Friday, morning or afternoon -New Brewery Arts Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire - Next course on 26th September 2019
£210
Carving directly onto Cotswold stone, or working from sketches, learn how to create your own piece of lasting art. During this 10 week course you will be encouraged to work creatively with stone and learn techniques to help you create an original sculpture. Ann-Margreth will be on hand to help you: plan your stone carving, make drawings, create a model or start working directly into the stone, learn how to use traditional stonecarving tools, and learn the difference between relief carving and sculpture. You can turn any of our courses...

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