Have you ever wanted to learn how to carve and whittle wood? In this 8 week course, learn a range of skills and how to apply them with weekly projects under the guidance of an experienced tutor. Traditional skills will be taught, using hand tools and will go through basic knife skills, how to tattoo wood, 2D and 3D whittling skills, chip carving, relief carving alongside a focus on design and execution. Each week will focus on a small project and object to create. All materials and tools are included in the cost of the course.
- A materials fee is included in the cost of the course and includes all wood for weekly projects and use of a wide range of tools
What to bring:-
- Sketchbook/notepad (A4 or A5)
- Pencil, eraser, sharpener
- Closed toe shoes for safety
FAC has implemented a number of cleaning and safety measures to ensure our students’ wellbeing. Social distancing will be observed in the studios and course content has been adapted to suit new safety guidelines. Hand sanitiser will be provided and studios will be thoroughly cleaned before and after each class.
FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.
Students with Special Requirements:
If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 to discuss suitability and how we can help.
Tutor Greg Miller
Greg Miller grew up in a woodworking family, spending his childhood with a hammer in one hand and a saw in the other. He still uses some of the tools he was given as a child.Read More