Plaster Carving

Subject: Carving
Dates: 7 January 2019 - 11 January 2019
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: Bow Road Studios
Tutor: Adam Williamson
Full price
£ 385

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.

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 should I bring?

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

Who is this for?

All levels of ability and experience welcome.

What days do I attend?

Monday - Friday

Where will this course take place?

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

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Do you offer concessions?

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

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

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What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

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.