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Course

Stone Carving

During this course James will introduce participants to the various techniques and tools involved in the art of stone carving

13 Jul - 31 Aug 2019

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Organised by:
Sophie Breustedt studiopavilion.co.uk
Tickets:
Adult £165 Book now
Location:
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover
House for an Art Lover
10 Dumbreck Road
Bellahouston Park
Glasgow
G41 5BW
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Opening Times:
MonClosed
Tue9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat9:00am - 5:00pm
SunClosed

Initially working in soapstone, participants will then produce larger relief carvings in sandstone. James will share insights from his experience of working on public art projects across Scotland including an opportunity to see a current piece as it nears completion. Participants will learn about the properties of different stones and will work with a variety of tools including chisels, mallets, files and rifflers. This course is suitable for beginners and those with some carving experience. It will be structured to respond to the interests and abilities of the class and to explore creativity through stone.

All materials and tools will be supplied including safety equipment. Please wear appropriate clothing.

Tutor: James Winnett

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