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This course will allow you to explore sculpture whilst learning fundamental stone carving techniques. Beginners and returning students work alongside in a mutually supportive environment learning from both your tutor and each other. You can choose to develop you own projects in abstract or figurative sculpture, lettering, or functional objects. Develop ideas in clay and carve in various types of stone. All levels welcome including beginners. Basic materials included.
Tuition is mainly one to one with demonstrations and group discussions. After an introduction to basic skills and health and safety you will be developing and working on personal individual projects in consultation with your tutor. You will have continuous support and guidance both group and individual discussion and feedback.
Beginners welcome and no previous experience of stone carving is required.
None. There is some lifting but help is always available. We are off site from the Main College - please check Pelham hall map on the website. We are wheel chair accessible.
Stout hard shoes and apron ready for dusty work. Pencil and or charcoal and sketch books.
Degree in sculpture, Foundation in Art and Design. N.V.Q in stone masonry, restoration, conservation.