This beginner’s guide to the tools and techniques of woodcarving given by wood sculptor Conleth Gent (whose large wood sculptures feature in the Sculpture Garden). By the end of this 5 week course you will take home your own carving – and no doubt you’ll be planning your next woodcarving project.
Conleth’s course will cover the following topics:
Selection and care of tools and safety.
Woods and their different characteristics.
Carving relief (carve your own).
Carving in the round (carve your own).
Basic tools and materials provided.
All levels are welcome.
Dates: September 25th October 2nd , 9th , 16th, 23rd
Times: 7pm – 9:30pm
Location: Schoolhouse for Art, Enniskerry
Beginners Woodcarving Workshop with Conleth Gent at Schoolhouse for Art, Enniskerry