Wood Carving Courses
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About the Course
Peter Berry will guide you through all aspects of this fascinating craft, from inspiration and planning to carving and finishing. He has a relaxed and supportive approach and firmly believes that anyone can carve if they have the desire to do so.
Day one deals with the techniques and planning, selecting wood, using tools and working on a relief carving project.
Day two consolidates your knowledge by working on a 3 diamensional sculptural carving.
We are delighted that Peter has agreed to run these courses at The Rocking Horse Shop. Peter is one of the country’s best known carvers, with regular instructive articles in national magazines. Peter has a wide experience of all aspects of the craft at varied locations throughout the UK, Europe and North America. He has delivered city and guilds woodcarving courses at Leeds college of art and design, and less formal sessions at numerous shows and retailers. A prolific carver best known for human and animal character studies, Peter brings a wealth of knowledge and an infectious enthusiasm to his teaching. He has inspired hundreds of people to experience the sheer enjoyment of woodcarving
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
The course fee includes:-Two days individual tuition with Peter Berry. Use of workshop equipment, all carving tools and all timber to work on. You may bring your own tools which can be sharpened during the sharpening demonstrations if necessary.
Lunch, usually sandwiches with various fillings, as well as refreshments.
The course runs 9:30am till 4pm on both days, with a maximum of 6 students on each course.
Accommodation is not included, but we can recommend several local B & Bs, pubs or hotels, and will send you a list on request.
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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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