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Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.

Prema, near Dursley in the Stroud valleys, offers an affordable day out for all folk in the South West.

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Introduction to Woodcarving

28 Mar - 29 Mar 10am - 4pm

£120/£116(c) • Friends £118/£114(c)
Introduction to Woodcarving

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On this two-day workshop with sculptor Natasha Houseago you will design and carve your own sculpture out of wood. Start by choosing your own piece of locally fallen hardwood and then strip the bark, taking time to look at the natural shapes within the wood. Then experiment with your idea, map out your design onto the wood and start blocking out by using a bowsaw, chisel and mallet, finishing with raspa and scrapers. Come with a simple design of your own or Natasha can help you find inspiration on the day. Suitable for total beginners and all materials are included.



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