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Basic level course in wood carving with a botanical theme

March 2014

Returning to live in Ireland after a thirty year career as an artist working in USA and Scotland, Adrienne Diamond (McStay) will lead a 2 day practical, beginners, wood carving course. Adrienne’s artistic interest has been ‘light and movement’ and throughout her career she has created both public and private artworks along this theme using the materials glass, metal and wood. The course will be based in the Trinity College Botanic Gardens at Dartry, Dublin 6 (nearest Luas Station, Milltown) on 10th and 11th Sept 2014.

This is a two day beginners class however all abilities will be catered for, as each participant will receive individual tuition. The course will start at 10.30 am and end at 4.00 pm on both days and will cost €100 for the two days. Tea and coffee will be provided (but not lunch), and essential materials and tools will be supplied. Students can, if they wish, bring a pair of light work gloves and a work apron. In the spirit of the sculptor Henry Moore the carving class will take place in the greenhouses, a source of stimulation, inspiration and observation. The goal of the class is to gain knowledge and experience of wood carving techniques and an understanding of the sculptural process.

Places are very few in number and strictly limited. Please email the Executive Officer, Sophia - - to confirm your participation. Full payment in advance is essential and required to secure your place. Cheques should be made payable to “TCD No 1 Account” and sent to The Executive Officer, School of Botany, Trinity College Dublin 2, Ireland. Cash payments can be made in person during normal office hours to The Executive Officer at the above address.