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Relief Carving with Mary May

Floral Relief Carving with Mary May. Learn the entire process of relief carving - from the design...
Floral Relief Carving with Mary May.
Learn the entire process of relief carving - from the design phase to the finished carving - by working on several practice pieces. Using increasingly more complex practice pieces, you will also learn how to tackle more challenging projects such as carving the incredibly complex Acanthus leaf.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Put razor sharp edges on your carving tools
  • Effectively and safely handle cutting tools
  • Select appropriate tools
  • Properly plan and create relief carvings
  • Carve out backgrounds to make objects project
  • Properly take into account and confidently work with the wood’s grain
  • Identify overlapping elements and know how to approach them
  • Work in »layers«
  • Make a flat relief look much deeper than it actually is
In short: You will learn everything you need to successfully create your own relief carvings.
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    Mary May

    Mary May attended various schools for sculpture in Greece, England, and Malaysia. She has been working as a freelance sculptor in Charleston, SC, for over 20 years. She specializes in the classic European style. Her works include details for antique furniture reproductions, architectural ornaments for buildings, sacral objects, and sculptures.For some time now, she has been passing on her knowledge and expertise in courses at various craft schools in North America, among them Mark Adam's School of Woodworking, Roy Underhill's The Woodright's School, and Kelly Mehler's School of Woodworking. She also runs an online carving school with more than 60 videos.Mary May

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    Kurswerkstatt Munich

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    At the DICTUM workshop Kurswerkstatt München we have adapted our handicraft courses to suit the urban life style. In after-work classes or semester courses the participants learn how to handle machine tools and employ their new knowledge in project courses.

    DICTUM Kurswerkstatt Munich
    Haager Str. 9 - 4th floor
    81671 Munich

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    • Qualification None.
    • Duration 5 days
    • Info Material included (50 €).
    • Participants 10
    • Language English with German translation
    • Instructor Mary May
    • Course Time 9 am - 6 pm
    • Date 09/04 - 09/08
    • Location Haager Str. 9 IV. Stock, 81671 München
    Workshop no. KU3061901
    Brand Sonstige
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    €585.00 pro Teilnehmer

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    The instructors of these courses are internationally acclaimed masters of their craft. Intensity and perfection are the hallmarks of these courses.
    Additional course dates available on request - our lines are open Monday till Friday, from 8 am to 7 pm by telephone on +49 (0)9931 4058-981 or via email to
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    Course No. Start End Location Price  
    Kursnnummer: KU3061901
    Start: 04.09.2019
    end: 08.09.2019
    Location: München
    Price: €585.00