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Zoe Gertner specialises in teaching woodcarving, her woodcarving courses being for people of any age from 8 years upwards and from all walks of life. Many retired people have found wood carving and sculpture to be a new and absorbing leisure activity, as have wood turners, craftworkers and those from medical and educational professions. Zoe is a fully qualified teacher who studied anatomy and kinesiology as part of her Honours degree. All types of carving...
The Course: Are you interested in learning this wonderfully creative craft skill? At the Wooburn Craft School, we offer classes for both the complete novice and the experienced carver. As a beginner, this class will show you all the different tools associated with woodcarving. Of particular interest will be sharpening of chisels. Then students will be taken through two exercises that will teach them control and will make them confident in the usage of the...
Norfolk - Next course on 27th April 2019
This is an excellent start to your woodcarving hobby or career, we will cover basic shaping, Tool selection and sharpening, all you need to get you going. Taught by Gerald a master carver of 30+ years professional experience. The workshop is light, warm and well fitted out. Classes are informal and fun. Photo's are from my weekly courses, most students have started with a beginners course and carried on.
Devon - Next course on 28th March 2019
Learn how to carve and grasp the opportunity to experience the creativity and joy of woodcarving. Whether you are just beginning to discover woodcarving or have some experience, our two day course will introduce and develop key skills and techniques. Be guided by your tutor as you learn the stages and work towards producing your own carving. What you will learn You will learn how to carve using a wide range of traditional and modern...
Greater London - Next course on 27th January 2019
Inspired by artists including Tony Bevan, Michael Rothenstein and Eileen Cooper this course will work with wood in a variety of ways. Two types of wood will be explored including Japanese smooth plywood and textured grained wood . Several print images will be produced in black and white as well as colour experimenting with over printing onto dampened and dry papers. Images will be inked up using the Japanese method of hand printing with a...
Greater London - Next course on 5th June 2019
This course will offer students a chance to experiment with different printing textures. The process requires a bit of rugged determination to get those wood-chips flying, but the results will feel be bold and visceral. By the end of the course you will be able to make prints using wood, lino and other relief surfaces transfer the design, cut and print in colour and black and white print large blocks by hand Develop personal projects...
Join block printer Nurdan Saglam for a wooden block printing taster session with Turkish traditional patterns. During the 3 hr session you will be introduced to the process of wooden block printing using Turkish traditional patterns in a relaxed environment. Nurdan will teach you how to print and paint the patterns onto the fabric. Design your own shopping bag to take home with you! Alternatively, please feel free to bring your own items to print...
Your holiday begins with a chance to have a paddle in a similar canoe to the one you will build. You will stay in one of our wooden cabins by the river Wreake, and will be given as much ( or as little ) assistance in building your canoe as you feel you require. After you complete your canoe, we will launch it here and you will have time to enjoy it on the river...
Come and spend some time in my professional workshop in London this December and make some quality Christmas gifts. Over the years I've saturated my family with wooden presents to the point where its become a running joke-but if you aren't there yet then now is your chance to start down that road! Youll get to make: A swing lid box using my hollow chisel morticer just like the one pictured above which is made...
Lancashire - Next course on 2nd February 2019
During this one day indoor workshop you will learn how to carve your own beautiful wooden pendant with the simple and easy to learn knife techniques that Giles has developed. Create your own unique piece of wearable wood art with nothing more than a knife and a little imagination. An infinitely portable and transferable skill set (and toolkit) that will give you the freedom to carve creatively, whether at home or out in the wilderness....