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Woodcarving: Summer Course: Low Relief Carving Techniques: All Abilities

Tuesday 4 June 2019
13:00 - 15:00
12 Hours / 6 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£74.00 Half fee available. Course symbols: CL

Course description

Experienced woodcarvers will learn how to make a maquette, transfer design onto timber and carve a low-relief.

Entry requirements

An interest in learning how to tackle a low-relief carving.

What you will learn

Maquette-making in plasticine from a photograph, looking at different levels, carving low-relief techniques.

How you will learn on this course

One-to-one tuition, demonstrations, question and answer sessions.

How you will be assessed on this course

1. Develop carving skills. 2. Gouge sharpening skills. 3. Maquette-making. 4. Identification of timbers used for carving. 5. Produce one or more carvings. 6. Add a finish to a carving using oil/wax.

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Not applicable.

What you need to bring to the first class

Pencil. Timber will be supplied by the tutor at a small cost. All tools are supplied. Please do not buy a cheap set of carving tools, these are a waste of money.

What you can do next

Woodcarving diploma course at City and Guilds of London Art School.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking