Stone Carving classes and tuition

LEARN TO CARVE IN A SUPPORTIVE AND ENCOURAGING ENVIRONMENT


The courses are suitable for people with varying carving skills - from the complete beginner to the more experienced stone carver. You will be taught good working practice, tool handling and the basic stone carving techniques.

Students can work on their own designs or the tutor can suggest a start point, creating your own unique piece of work to take home at the end of the course.

Gray’s Stone Carving Studio is a spacious and light setting in which to explore stone carving, situated in the beautiful Chalke Valley, near Salisbury, Wiltshire.

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7 Week course


Monday morning or evening classes that run for seven consecutive weeks. Students can work on their own designs or be directed to a starting point for a variety of projects ranging from sculpture in the round, relief carving or architectural carving, creating their unique carving and taking it home with them at the end of the course. Tool skills and techniques are taught at all levels.

1 Day course


Complete beginners will be guided through the whole process, taught good working practice, tool handling and the basic stone carving techniques. The emphasis for those with some experience will be on improving their technique.

1:1 Private tuition


An environment in which skills and ideas are exchanged freely is strongly encouraged. Gray’s Carving Studio promotes a collegiate environment, with a particular emphasis on learning the craft (tool-skills and good working practice, out of which the creative process can arise). One-to-one classes also incorporate a holistic approach to learning with a therapeutic benefit.

meditation residential course


Coming soon…

Mindfulness practice is recognised as being therapeutic and helpful for wellbeing. Craft is an embodied activity at its best, using our bodies, minds and aesthetic sense. Combining both craft and mindfulness practice and using mindfulness as a lense to make things out of stone as an anchor and vehicle for mindfulness.

Upcoming courses


Monday Mornings September 2022

Date
5th September - 17th October 2022

Duration
7 weeks - 9am to 12 noon

Cost
£225 + £50 Materials

Monday Mornings October 2022

Date
31st October - 12th December 2022

Duration
7 weeks - 9am to 12 noon

Cost
£225 + £50 Materials

Saturday Course 8th October 2022

Date
8th October 2022

Duration
Saturday 9am - 5pm

Cost
£115 + £30 Materials

COURSES TAILORED TO YOU


Our courses are open for all so it does not matter if you have experience in stone carving or are a complete beginner, we’ll help guide and support in whatever way you need in order to get the most out of your course and experience. We always say that the emphasis will be on improving technique.

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Stone Carving classes and tuition


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