Wood carving introduction for adults - one day


Duration: One day (9.30-4)

Price: £85

Run by: Fay Kenyon
at Ecclesall Woods Craft Courses

0114 235 6348

J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre
Ecclesall Woods
Abbey Lane
Sheffield
Yorkshire
S7 2QZ

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About the Course

Carving Explorations - sculptural wood carving with seasoned sculptor Jason Turpin Thomson.

Bring your idea or work intuitively on the day and begin to discover the techniques to release the carver in you!

Jason is a professional artist and sculptor who has over 25 years of experience working to commission in wood, metal and bone. His output ranges from 25ft tall full tree carvings to hand holdable artworks intuitively carved or meticulously planned.

”It all comes back to carving and the freedom of expression to be found in wood. It’s a humble material that can become glorious through acquired skills that can release your personal artistry.”

Jason’s skilful versatility cuts across a wide range of techniques to enable you to pursue an expressive carving style or a more intricate considered approach. Split off sections of local hardwood into rough slabs will be our starting point.

Please let us know if you have any specific requirements or needs.

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £30 admin fee) No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course. All adult courses are open to 16 year olds and over.

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?

All materials and tools are provided for you on the day. You will need to bring a packed lunch - drinks are provided! Wear suitable clothes for working outdoors



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 5th May 2018

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