This workshop is is Suitable for all levels. Students will be guided through tools and techniques of woodcarving by wood sculptor Conleth Gent (whose large wood sculptures feature in our Sculpture Garden). By the end of this 2 day weekend workshop you will take home your own carving – and no doubt you’ll be planning your next woodcarving project.
Wood and tools will be provided and students are welcome to bring along any of their own tools to work with. Gloves and goggles are recommended. All levels are welcome.
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.
Dates: May 5th & 6th
Times: 10pm – 4pm
Location: Schoolhouse for Art Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
Woodcarving Weekend Workshop at Schoolhouse for Art, Co. Wicklow