Plaster Carving

Subject: Applied Arts
Dates: 5 June 2017 - 9 June 2017
Time: 10:30 to 17:30
Location: Cell Studios - London
Tutor: Adam Williamson
Full price
£ 385
Student and pensioner concession
£ 310

Experience one of the most satisfying carving processes and complete a pattern of your choice. This is a unique opportunity to experience plaster carving with a practicing sculptor in his studio. The patterns used for the intro exercises will focus on the geometric and biomorphic patterns and techniques of the Islamic lands but final projects can draw on a multitude of tradition designs.

Participants will practice relief & piercing carving techniques and receive an introduction to plaster casting and mold making. There will also be to opportunity to use the zewana and traditional chisels from Morocco.

This is an introductory course for complete beginners, by the end of which everyone will have a least one finished carving to take home with them.

This course admits a maximum of 6 students.


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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