Jaali Screens - Plaster Carving Master Class
After the success of the recent plaster carving session, we will be running another weekend session in December, this is open to both new and returning participants.
Carve an original pierced plaster piece over one weekend.
All equipment & materials included.
Open to all abilities.
Learn about the various traditional plaster carving techniques used in Islamic cultures, from Morocco to the levant and beyond.
At the end of the course, everyone will have a least one finished panel to take home with them.
Experience one of the most satisfying carving processes and complete a pattern of your choice. This is a unique opportunity to experience plaster carving with a practicing sculptor in his studio. The patterns used for the intro exercises will focus on the geometric and biomorphic patterns and techniques of the Islamic lands but final projects can draw on a multitude of tradition designs.
Participants will practice relief & piercing carving techniques and receive an introduction to plaster casting and mold making. There will also be to opportunity to use traditional chisels from Morocco.
|Course Date:||4th & 5th December 2021|
|Saturday & Sunday||10.30am – 4.30pm|
At the end of the course, everyone will have a least one finished piece to take home with them.
|Public transport:||Bow Road Underground (District + Hammersmith & City line) is a 6 minute walk from the studio, Bow Church DLR is 3 min walk|