This two-day letter carving workshop will cover learning through a short introductory slide show-talk, demonstration of drawing and cutting techniques, followed by practical individual and group-tuition.
Date: 22nd – 23rd May 2018
Times: 10:00 – 17:00
Location: Broadrake Bunkbarn, Chapel-le-Dale LA6 3AX
An opportunity for those wanting to start working or improve techniques with stone. Students will receive an introduction to some basic principles of drawing lettering, design & layout and for carving v-cut letters and raised letters in stone. Followed by demonstrations of lettering styles, drawing techniques and methods of carving with chisels, and much individual tuition
Stone, tools and materials are provided, Students are welcome to bring their own small project and stone, but this is not a requirement at all. Beginners and improvers welcome.
Pip runs a letter carving studio in the Yorkshire Dales. She carves commissions for inscriptions including memorials, garden features and house signs, as well as carrying out public art projects and making pieces for exhibition.
Recent large commissions include commemorative seating at Jane Austin’s House Museum, the Stanza Stone in the South Pennines with Poet Simon Armitage; Sheffield city centre seating schemes.
To book please complete a booking form and return it with your payment.
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