Buy a Gift Voucher
In-person course

Stone carving 3D sculpture at Gloucester City Works. For all levels of experience and ability

X

About the Course

A weekend carving course with one-to-one tuition which is fun and informative. There are only 4 students per course so it can be tailored to suit your needs whether you are a beginner or experienced. With a course introduction and an accompanying booklet we cover: How to work safely (bench height, lifting, safety wear), different tools, different methods for carving in 3D (Carving Direct, Profiling and using templates) and a summary about different types of stone. I use a mentoring method of teaching so we can discuss your options as you progress and then choose the direction of your work.

If the weather is good we carve outside under the trees otherwise we are in in the workshop. Beginners start on Farmington Limestone but those with more experience have a wider choice of rocks including soapstone, alabaster or Portland.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Included in the price is the use of a full set of carving tools, a block of the local Farmington Limestone and safety wear (goggles or plastic glasses and a particulate mask) will be provided.

Please wear warm old clothes and sturdy closed toe shoes which you don’t mind getting dusty.
The course lasts two days. Each day will have two small breaks and a 30 min break for lunch. Drinks are provided but please bring a packed lunch.

Contact

Deborah Harrison at Deborah Harrison Sculpture
City Works
Alfred Street
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL1 4DF
See more from this course organiser All reviews for this course organiser

Suitable for

  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Wheelchair users

Available as a gift

Learn about gift vouchers

Price:

£205

Duration:

2 days 9am- 4pm


Available dates:

Review this course

:  
 
 
 
 

Please note that email addresses added here are not published. Contact information will not be shared or used for marketing unless you opt to receive our monthly newsletter about UK creative courses. You will be notified by email within two weeks if the course provider responds to your review.

Have you done this course?