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Advanced Stone Carving- ON HOLD

October 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am - October 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

$300
This 2-day course offers advanced instruction and collaboration in the subtleties of materials and tools and their relationship to historical styles and techniques. Carvers will be expected to bring small, partially completed projects of their own, or have some idea of a project to carve. This is a rain or shine event, and students are recommended to bring their own safety shoes, protective eyewear and appropriate clothing. Cost: $300, includes lunch.

Instructor:

Nicholas Fairplay

Master Carver

Nicholas Fairplay is a European trained artisan and master carver with expertise in design, drawing and fabrication of museum quality sculpture in classical styles. An architectural sculptor with over 40 years experience of unparalleled design, technique and execution. Mr. Fairplay specializes in hand carved stone and marble sculpture and ornament. Past projects include, among others, key elements at Westminster Abbey, London; Windsor Castle, Windsor, U.K.; St. Paul's Cathedral, London; Houses of Parliament, London; Hampton Court, London; St. John the Divine, New York City; the Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City; Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.


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Start:
October 1, 2016 @ 9:00 am
End:
October 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
$300
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Website:
http://stonesthrow.willowbank.ca

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Board of Directors
Willowbank Centre

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