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Bowl carving course at Bretton hostel in the peak district.
Im really pleased to have a new beautiful venue to run my Autumn bowl course.
Nestled in the middle of the peak district, this is a fantastic place to spend the weekend carving.
With far stretching views and the option to stay at the hostel for the weekend.
Please email to book firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 07758193741
October 7th and 8th 2017 – 10.00am – 5.00pm
at Bretton hostel, near Grindleford, Derbyshire.
Bowl carving course £150.00
On this course we will learn to carve a selection of tools which will give you the knowledge and skills to create more projects at home.
Green wood carving is a fantastic skill to learn as it can be done anywhere, with few tools and very little space. On this course you will use a carving axe, a selection of bowl gouges, a carving knife and a spoon knife.
I will show you how to use all the tools safely and effectively, how to split your log, wood selection, safely carving with your axe and you will be shown a whole host of knife grips that will give you the skills to carry carving at home. I have a whole host of different spoon knives and tools for you to try out and we will talk about various designs and shapes to get you inspired for your next wood carving!
On day one we will get into the flow of carving by carving a smaller bowls which we can use to practice our skills. I will also show you the basics of how to keep your tools sharp.
Day two – We can start either a larger bowl or a bowl of your own design depending on peoples preferences. and I will also talk about decoration and colour on wood. I use homemade milk paint and egg glaze as well as acrylics and oil paint/linseed oil on my crafts and I will show you how to use these pigments on your own crafts.
All tools and wood are provided, you are welcome to bring your own if you have them though.
This course is taught by in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere by Nadine Grundy who has over 15 years experience teaching art, crafts and woodwork.
All tools and materials will be provided.
Drinks are provided!
This course is non refundable