This four-day summer school with artist with Teresa Hunyadi will introduce you to a wide range of wood carving techniques.
5 Jul - 8 Jul 2022
Organised by:Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop www.edinburghsculpture.org
Tickets:Adult £300 Concession £270 Book now
Location:Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
This four-day summer school will introduce you to a wide range of wood carving techniques, giving you the confidence to work with various hand tools as well as the use of axes and saws to prepare wood for carving. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience of carving.
Dates: Tuesday 5 - Friday 8 July 2022
Time: 10am - 4pm
The course includes:
- Information and knowledge regarding types of grain, heartwood, sapwood as well as sourcing, drying and treating processes.
- Discussion of a wide selection of contemporary and ancient carving examples.
- Guidance on tool maintenance and sharpening.
You will learn how to maintain these tools while transforming a piece of local timber into a 3D carving. Alongside this you will gain a deeper understanding of wood as a living material, while getting to know the properties and characteristics of different species.
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