Wood Carving

Artist Birthe Jorgensen will introduce the use of hand tools and techniques required for carving lime wood.

18 Oct - 6 Dec 2017


Organised by:
Debi Banerjee www.edinburghsculpture.org
Adult £195 Concession £175.50 Book

Opening Times:
Mon9:30am - 5:00pm
Tue9:30am - 5:00pm
Wed9:30am - 5:00pm
Thu9:30am - 5:00pm
Fri9:30am - 5:00pm
Sat9:30am - 5:00pm

Over eight weeks, you will learn basic carving techniques and gain an understanding of wood as a material. The course is physical, challenging and fun and will encourage participants to discuss their ideas in relation to what this age old technique has to offer today.

The course will introduce you to:

– Historical and contemporary examples of wooden sculpture

– Different carving techniques

– Hand tools and accessories used for wood carving including advice

– Sharpening, maintenance and health and safety

In the last session, participants will present and discuss their work with one another.

No prior experience required.

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