Plaster Carving

Subject: Applied Arts, Carving
Dates: 3 April 2018 - 7 April 2018
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: TBC
Tutor: Adam Williamson
Full price
£ 385
Student concession
£ 310
OAP 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 practising 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 mould making. There will also be to opportunity to use the zewana and traditional chisels from Morocco.

What should I bring?

All materials are provided on this course.

Who is this course for?

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.

What days do I attend?

Tuesday - Saturday

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.