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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.
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...
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 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...
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 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...
Beginners’ Dry Stone Walling Course
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Beginners’ Dry Stone Walling Course
West Yorkshire
£70
Beginners’ Dry Stone Walling Course - weekend in the Yorkshire Dales The courses run from approximately 9:00am to 4:00pm over Saturday and Sunday and run throughout the year. Please get in touch for dates. During a training course you will: - Learn the basic principles of dry stone walling - Contribute to the conservation of our valuable local dry stone walls - Enjoy working in the countryside in a structured but informal atmosphere - Be taught by accredited DSWA instructors and members of the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great...
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. ​...
Carve Your Own Garden Planter in Bath Stone – A Creative Stone Carving Workshop with Zoe Singleton - A two day course.
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Carve Your Own Garden Planter in Bath Stone – A Creative Stone Carving Workshop with Zoe Singleton - A two day course.
Devon - Next course on 9th November 2019
£140
This workshop will teach you a range of stone carving skills to enable you to create a contemporary planter for your home. On this two day course you will gain a wide range of techniques involved in the hand carving of stone. On day one you will learn a range of stone carving techniques using a range of chisels and a mallet. Begin by carving a block of Bath stone into a cylinder, then learn how to shape curves, and how to hollow out. We will also plan and design...
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...

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