Starting with an introduction to a range of woodworking tools and materials. This will include a live demonstration of their use by an experienced Sculptor. The students will then be guided to produce their own designs for a relief woodcarving.
A Lime wood panel will be supplied to create their own carving. This wood has a fine grain and is ideally suited for beginners and more experienced carvers. Throughout the workshop one to one guidance and professional advice will be given by the experience tutor.
Students are advised to bring with them ideas and /or inspiration for their own carving.
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About your host, London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.
Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practicing artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and wood work, ceramics and hot metal practices.
London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at RCA and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.
We offer Day, Evening and Weekend courses - ranging from a 3 hour Introduction to Welding to a 6 day Bronze Casting Course, available to book throughout the year.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.Safe workshop practice will be covered.Basic materials are included.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.