Letter carving in stone

How To Carve A Letter In Stone

The Course

A one-day course for those new to stone carving. During the day you’ll learn how to carve your own monogram or house number in stone using hand tools. You’ll be shown how to draw out designs on paper, transfer and carve them into the stone using a hammer and chisel. You’ll also look at different finishing techniques for the lettering and stone.

The Tutor

Will Spankie trained as a sculptor in 1990 at Sir John Cass School of Art in London, and later at Central St. Martins School of Art. He undertakes private and public commissions from his Brighton base, and has experience in teaching courses at a variety of levels.

Participant Information

The course is limited to six participants, who will receive practical tuition and hands-on experience.

Please wear old clothing and wear sturdy footwear. It is advisable to wear layers as the Downland Gridshell can be cool.

All materials will be provided.

Fee & Refreshments

£100 per person to include materials, tuition, tea and coffee. Please let the Museum know if you have any specific dietary requirements. The Museum cafe will be open or you may wish to bring a packed lunch.

Book course



Sat 2 March 2024






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