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Stone Letter & Relief Carving 3 days with Pip Hall

Stone Letter & Relief Carving 3 days with Pip Hall

9.30am – 4.00pm
£295 inc a tasty Aga lunch & home baking each day
Material Charges : perhaps, depending on the stone used.



Design and Carve your own words, symbols or Relief carving with Pip Hall, a 3 day course.

Pip Hall is a nationally renowned professional Stone Carver of many years experience. Her work can be ween widely throughout the north of England as letter carving,  poetry walks and beautiful additions to many of our city centres, including the Stanza Stones on the NorthYorks. Moors - commissioned by national poet for Simon Armiitage for Ilkley Literature Festival.

Not only a wonderful craftsman, Pip's also a great tutor and has a creative eye for layout. She will help you set out your words and pictures so they look really professional - as well as teaching you how to carve them. She comes with stone carving equipment and easels for a whole class.

Dates for this course - see the table below to book:

  Thu / Fri / Sat  26/27/28 September 2019

Typically this course runs with around 8-9 students. There may be an additional materials charge depending on stone used, feel free to bring your own and Pip will deem whether it is suitable.

Please bring:  You will be asked to bring an old sheet with you in the event you choose to work outside to gather your chippings as you work . All stone carving equipment is provided and the expertise from Pip. If you have your own safety goggles bring them along.Wear comfortable loose clothes, preferably layered so you may peel off as necessary.  You may work indoor or out,  there will be canopies available to work under if required.

About the Artist   Pip's three day course is suitable for all abilities,  perfect for anyone with enthusiasm and a little patience.  It will include slide shows and demonstrations of lettering styles, drawing techniques and methods of carving with chisels, followed by individual  tuition. Those who enrol will discover the delight of getting lost in the stonemasons space ..see above left for many pictures of previous courses held at  Greystoke over the last few years .

Workshop Date Book
Thu 26th September 2019 9:30 am
Quirky Workshops, Cumbria