19:00 - 21:00
2 hours x 10 sessions
This is a practical Learning for Personal Interest course with lots of opportunities for getting hands-on experience using a wide variety of techniques. With regular one to one tutorials, you will develop your confidence and creativity, enabling you to produce a unique carving of your own design.
You will learn the skills & techniques of woodcarving, both in relief and ‘in the round’. The course will cover the importance of preliminary design and composition; correct use and maintenance of tools and how to apply a variety of carving techniques. You will also learn how to recognise and appreciate of a range of hardwoods and apply surface finishing methods such as stains, oils, polishes.