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Wood and stone carving sculpture - Morley College, London

Wood and stone carving sculpture - Morley College, London

About the Course

Learn wood and stone carving skills to develop your own abstract or figurative sculpture or functional project. Develop ideas in clay and carve in various types of wood and stone. All levels welcome including beginners. Basic materials included.

This course will allow you to explore sculpture whilst learning fundamental wood & 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 your own projects in abstract or figurative sculpture, lettering, or functional objects. Develop ideas in clay and carve in various types of wood & stone. All levels welcome including beginners. Basic materials included but charged for when you exceed your materials allowance.

By the end of the course you will be able to
Be able to use hand tools
Understand fundamental carving techniques
Develop your own individual projects
Understand basic health and safety. Know where to source tools and materials
Class format and activities
We will be exploring either stone or wood carving techniques, and developing your individual projects in your chosen material. There will be demonstrations and group discussion, and one to one teaching.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements
Everyone is welcome including Beginners.

What you need to know before you enrol
No, all students can work at their own individual pace. Pelham Hall sculpture studio is off site from the Main College - please check map on the website.

What you will need for your class
Please ensure you wear sturdy enclosed shoes shoes. Also an overall or apron is useful. We provide materials and tools for most projects.
Bring sketch book and pencils.
Materials charged for when you exceed your course materials allowance.

What you can do next:
Please enquire for recommendations on continuation courses where applicable.

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


Pedro Diego at Morley College London
Pelham Hall Sculpture Studio
27 Lambeth Walk
Greater London
SE11 6DU
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