Sculpture Skills: Stone Carving

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Photo credit Chris Kenworthy

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Stone Carving Course, photo credit Chris Senior.

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Stone Carving Course, photo credit Chris Senior.

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Stone Carving Course, photo credit Chris Senior.

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29.07.17 & 30.07.17 / 10:00–16:00
Location: YSP Learning
Tickets £60.00
 

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Join Marcia Bennett-Male for a one-day introduction to Stone Carving, these one-day courses provide an opportunity to work on a relief based carving in Ancaster Limestone. There is a strong emphasis on working with hand tools from start to finish.
 
  • This one-day introduction to stone carving courses run from 10.00–16.00 outdoors on the Sculpture Course site (wet weather shelters are erected prior to the course)
  • The courses are suitable for all abilities (ages 18+), all that is required is enthusiasm and suitable clothing. All materials and PPE (gloves and masks) are provided. Strong or steel toe capped boots are advised

About the course leader
Marcia Bennett-Male studied for a Fine Art degree and then went on to train as an architectural stone carver and letter cutter. She was later granted the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Award to go on to study stone masonry.

Her work includes commissions for Dulwich Picture Gallery London; Stowe Boarding School, Buckinghamshire; The Peace Gardens and Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire. Her work encompasses stone masonry, lettering and marble work as well as sculpture. She has exhibited her artwork extensively throughout the UK as well as the USA and Mexico.

Cancellations made within 60days of the event are subject to cancellation fees – please see here for more details.

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Supported by Glebe Stone Sales’ www.ancaster-limestone.co.uk