How to find a form? A woodcarving course with experienced sculptor-tutor.

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Description


Limited to 3 participants, the workshops take place in my woodcarving studio in South Devon which is set-up for teaching children and adults.

My teaching experience is based on over 22 years of teaching woodcarving and other three dimensional arts and crafts to adults and children. I love sharing my experience and enthusing others in working with wood.

I am regularly asked : How do you find a form inside the wood ? In this one day course I will share with you my process of creating a small carved sculpture. I can advise on a project suitable for your level of experience by showing some examples and explain how to design your own work.
At the end of the course, you will have a carved sculpture to take home.

You will use traditional European woodcarving tools and techniques to design and carve a small animal or wooden object. During the course, I will guide you through the design and carving process. All techniques and tools will be demonstrated and explained. Throughout the course, I will be present and available to help.

I feel inspired by the ever-changing and evolving forms in nature and the seasons. Animals and the development of plant forms are a constant inspiration for me. Working wood with traditional hand tools and techniques is a very rewarding experience. Each piece of wood is different and carving is a conversation with a unique piece of living material.

On leaving you will take home your own personally designed wood carving and will have experienced the process of creating a carved sculpture with traditional tools.

Please bring your own lunch. I will provide hot drinks

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Your woodcarving to take home
Materials
Tools
Hot drinks

Maker

Almut Woolard at Almut Woolard

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Venue

105 Plymouth Road
Buckfastleigh
Devon
TQ11 0DB

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Mother's Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Pet lovers
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • UK Holiday

Duration

6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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