2021 Courses

Course tuition is by Helen Mary Skelton (lettercutting),

Paulien Gluckman (sculpture), Graham Alborough (sculpture & 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.

Please note that we need 6 students to run a course.

To book any of the courses below please email: contact@skeltonworkshops.co.uk

or call Helen Mary 01273 842363 / 07542 060037 or Paulien 07909 586648

Or complete the attached booking form
Download the course brochure at Skelton brochure 2021 (3 fold)_Skelton brochure

Stone Sculpture and Lettercutting 2021 course dates

(payable half termly)

Thursday Afternoons 10-week courses with Paulien (sculpture)

2:00 – 5:00pm

Spring Term: April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17  £300

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

Thursday Evenings 10-week courses with Alyosha (sculpture and lettercutting)

7:00 – 9:00pm

Spring Term: April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17  £200

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

Friday Mornings 10-week courses with Graham (sculpture and lettercutting)

10:00am – 1:00pm

Spring Term: April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18  £300

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

Saturday Mornings 10-week courses with Paulien (sculpture)

10:00am – 1:00pm

Spring Term: April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19  £300

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

Thursday Afternoons 10-week courses with Paulien (sculpture)

2:00 – 5:00pm

Autumn Term: September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2  £300

(Please note: no class on half-term October 28)

 

Thursday Evenings 10-week courses with Alyosha (sculpture and lettercutting)

7:00 – 9:00pm

Autumn Term: September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2  £200

(Please note: no class on half-term October 28)

 

Friday Mornings 10-week courses with Graham (lettercutting and sculpture)

10:00am – 1:00pm

Autumn Term: September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3  £300

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

Saturday Mornings 10-week courses with Paulien (sculpture)

10:00am – 1:00pm

Autumn Term: September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4  £300

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

Weekend Courses with Paulien (sculpture)

Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm

July 10, 11 £140

September 18, 19 £140

 

3 Day Course with Paulien and Helen Mary (lettercutting and sculpture) 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm

July 15, 16, 17 £220

Lettercutting Weekend with Graham

October dates TBA £150

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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