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Wood Relief Carving with Alejandro Lopez

Dates Wednesdays,  5 October – 9 November 2022
Time 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Price £195 (£175.50)
Where Courtyard Bays 

Learn to hand carve a relief panel in lime wood.  

 Over six weeks you will be introduced to the key techniques needed to add depth and shape to create a wood relief panel. You will be guided through the process from transferring your preparatory designs to completing the carving in relief.

Suitable for beginners or more experienced carvers. 




You will work at your own pace over the 6 weeks and the tutor will move around the class teaching one-on-one, with some group demonstrations of techniques. 

The course includes: 

  • 6 weekly group sessions at ESW. 
  • Expert guidance and advice. 
  • Course materials and tools. 

This course will take place outside and individual work stations will be set up for everyone.  

We will provide Personal Protective Equipment such as appropriate dust masks and eye protection. All participants must wear safety shoes or boots which you provide yourselves, we can advise on suppliers.  

Please note that this course will take place outdoors.

Alejandro Lopez graduated from the School of Fine Art, Neuquen, Argentina and has a degree in Art History from Edinburgh University. He has worked with Jorge Michelotti. Alejandro has exhibited widely in Argentina, Portugal, Greece and Scotland and made several public art commissions. He is a long-term tutor for ESW’s Learning Programme. 

Further Information
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