Ornamental Woodcarving

Subject: Carving
Dates: 3 February 2020 - 7 February 2020
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: Bow Road Studios
Tutor: Adam Williamson
Full Price
£ 385

Have you ever been intrigued by a beautiful wood carving and wondered what it would be like to make one yourself? Now's your chance to learn all about the specialist tools and techniques involved in woodcarving, from how to sharpen the various chisels and knives to identifying the different woods available, as well as planning and undertaking sculptural or ornamental carving. We will also take a look at surface finishes and power tools.

At the end of the course, everyone will have a least one finished carving to take home with them.

Who is this for?

All levels of ability and experience welcome.

What days do I attend?

Monday - Friday

What should I bring?

Please wear comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes. All materials will be provided on this course.

Health and Safety

Follow instructions from your tutor precisely; never touch equipment or tools unless you are instructed to do so with the tutor

Wear any personal protective equipment supplied by your tutor, such as safety goggles and dust-masks.

Keep your work area tidy and the floor areas clear

Students are absolutely not allowed in the studio before or after the course hours

Where will this course take place?

Studio DG1, Bow Arts Lane, Bow Road Studios, 183 Bow Rd, London E3 2SJ

Click here for a map.

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full-time students and OAPs.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

By booking this course, you agree to our terms and conditions.

The School reserves the right to discontinue or suspend a Course up to fourteen (14) calendar days before the advertised start date of the Course.

Tutor biography

Adam Williamson

Adam Williamson is an award-winning sculptor and skilled stone and wood carver. He has undertaken carving commissions for HRH The Prince of Wales, Oxford University, Shakespeare's Globe London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, Pakistan Embassy, British Council, Foreign Office in Vienna and London Zoo.

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