relief carving in wood

Relief Carving in Wood – Sold Out

This course is fully booked.  Please email courses@wealddown.co.uk or call 01243 811021 if you wish to be added to the waiting list.

The Course

Sarah will guide you through the various processes involved in creating a decorative relief carving in Limewood using traditional tools and techniques. Choose from a selection of 4 example designs or create your own unique design to carve and take home with you.

The Tutor

Sarah Goss specialises in providing bespoke hand carved items ranging from lettering and relief decoration to producing architectural details and gilded frames. After graduating in 2008 from Portsmouth University in Restoration & Decorative Studies, Sarah started her own woodcarving business in 2009 carving both traditional and modern designs.

In 2013 she became an INTBAU Young Practitioner and in 2014 she took part in the Prince’s Foundation Building Craft Apprenticeship programme studying with several master carvers around the country. Since graduating she has continued to run her own business, now based in Radstock, Somerset. In 2022 she took part in the Sky Arts programme ‘The Prince’s Master Crafters’ as a mentor and has a range of carvings for sale at Highgrove. Her portfolio can be seen at www.sarahgoss.co.uk

Participant Information

The course takes place in the Gridshell so participants should warm wear suitable clothes and sturdy shoes (no sandals etc). All tools will be provided. The course is limited to a maximum of eight participants.

Fee & Refreshments

£180 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance of any special dietary requirements. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.

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Tue–Wed 11–12 June 2024






Working with Wood