Stone carving ammonite

Stone Carving: Ammonite

The Course

Participants will be taken through the process of marking out, roughing out and finishing a relief stone carving using hand tools. This workshop is suitable for beginners who wish to develop skills in stone carving. You will work on a design in Bath stone. We will also look at where to purchase different stones and tools, chisel sharpening and some of the health and safety issues to do with stone carving.

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 can be advisable to wear warm layers as the Downland Gridshell can be a cool place to work. All other materials will be provided.

Fee & Refreshments

£90 per person to include materials, tuition, tea and coffee. Please bring any other refreshments you require. The café will be open for lunch.


Sun 1 March 2020






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