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2019: STONE LETTER CARVING – LONDON

Venue: Building Crafts College

Deadline to apply: 29/07/2019

Dates: This workshop will run from Monday 12th August until Friday 16th August 2019.

Workshop Information

What is Letter Cutting?

Letter cutting is an ancient craft that is still used widely today. In this workshop you will use a mallet and chisel to carve you own letter designs into stone. It is a fascinating process requiring both precision and creativity!

What to Expect

All students will get to take home their very own hand-carved work! Nancy Peskett will be teaching this workshop; Nancy is from a background in architecture, and now specialises in stonework.  Nancy has produced work in stone for a range of clients including Historic Royal Palaces, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and St Olave’s and St Saviour School in Southwark. She has run educational workshops and demonstrations for the V & A, Sir John Soane’s Museum and the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.

Transferable Skills and Future Careers

All of our workshops provide you with an opportunity to develop some great transferable skills, that could help you in a number of careers. This workshop would be of particular interest to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in architecture, stone masonry, and 3D design.

Eligibility Criteria

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria, Selection, and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.

As a general guide, applicants must demonstrate a passion for working with their hands, be creative and have good hand-eye co-ordination. You must also make sure you can be available for the duration of the workshop.

Course Funding

We work closely with generous sponsors in order to be as inclusive as possible, therefore, this workshop is fully-funded.  However, you will need to arrange your own transport to and from the venue.

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