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2020 Courses

Course tuition is by Helen Mary Skelton (lettercutting),

Paulien Gluckman (sculpture), Jo Sweeting (sculpture and lettercutting)

and Alyosha Moeran (sculpture & lettercutting)

 

Courses are held in the studio of the late John Skelton FRSA, MBE, sculptor and letter cutter, beneath the South Downs in beautiful rural Sussex near the south coast of England.

The sculpture course includes the techniques of direct carving in stone, considerations of form, nature of materials and use and care of tools. Individual tuition takes place throughout the course. The lettercutting course is based upon the simple application of Roman letterforms. The processes from design through to finishing techniques are included.

Individual tuition takes  place throughout the course.

To book any of the courses below contact Helen Mary Skelton 01273 842363  07542 060037

Or complete the attached booking form: booking formv2
Download the course brochure at Skelton brochure 2015 (3 fold)_Skelton brochure 

Stone Sculpture and Lettercutting 2020 course dates

(payable half termly)

Thursday Afternoons 10-week courses

2:00 – 5:00pm

Spring Term:  January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19  £276

(Please note: no class on half-term February 13)

Summer Term: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25   £276

(Please note: no class on half-term May 21)

Autumn Term: September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3  £276

(Please note: no class on half-term October 29)

Thursday Evenings 10-week courses

7:00 – 9:00pm

Spring Term:  January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19  £186

(Please note: no class on half-term February 13)

Summer Term: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25   £186

(Please note: no class on half-term May 21)

Autumn Term: September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3  £186

(Please note: no class on half-term October 29)

Friday Mornings 10-week courses

10:00am – 1:00pm

Spring Term:  January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 21, 28, March 6, 13, 20  £276

(Please note: no class on half-term February 14)

Summer Term: April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26   £276

(Please note: no class on half-term May 22)

Autumn Term: September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4  £276

(Please note: no class on half-term October 30)

Saturday Mornings 10-week courses

10:00am -1:00pm

Spring Term:  January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 22, 29, March 7, 14, 21  £276

(Please note: no class on half-term February 15)

Summer Term: April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27   £276

(Please note: no class on half-term May 23)

Autumn Term: September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 21 28, December 5  £276

(Please note: no class on half-term October 31)

Weekend Courses

Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm

April 4, 5  £140

With Jo Sweeting and Paulien Gluckman

September 19, 20 £140

With Helen Mary Skelton and Paulien Gluckman

We have no 3-day course this year

Five Day Course

10:00am – 5:00pm

Monday 6 July – Friday 10 July  £340

with Helen Mary Skelton, Jo Sweeting and Paulien Gluckman

Materials For Sculpture:

Please bring any drawings, maquettes, idea or sketches, sketch book and pencils (hard and soft). Hat, goggles and cotton gloves are useful too. Please wear stout shoes.

Materials For Lettercutting:

Sketch books, pencils (hard and soft), ruler and rubber. Also bring your ideas! Please wear stout shoes.

Stone

Stone is sold by the kilo and ranges in price from £3-5.50 per kilo. Softer stone such as Bath and Serpentine are used for sculpture and suitable limestones or slate for lettercutting.

Basic tools are provided but please bring your own if you have them.

Lunch

There are several pubs within a three mile radius all serving meals or bring a packed lunch.

Accommodation is available in nearby guest houses.

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