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BOTANY - An Introduction to Woodcarving

BOTANY - An Introduction to Woodcarving is a course run by Trinity College Dublin, Dublin. It is a 'Practical' course with a duration of Five Weeks. For more information about BOTANY - An Introduction to Woodcarving at Trinity College Dublin, please review the details below.

Well known Sculptor Conleth Gent ( will be running a woodcarving course two hours per day 11 am-1 pm, one day a week over a five-week period based in the Trinity Botanic Gardens at Dartry, Dublin 6 (nearest Luas Station, Milltown).

Conleth Gent has exhibited widely throughout Ireland and has been a multi-award winner at Sculpture in Context in the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.

His work has been presented to President Mary Robinson and other dignitaries. He has worked on large scale sculptures for Dun Laoghaire and Galway County Councils.

The course is primarily aimed as an introduction to woodcarving with all tools and materials provided. The main focus is on creativity and individuality and nurturing it through the
medium of woodcarving. All abilities will be catered for, as each participant will receive individual tuition. Participants will be introduced to the tools and how to sharpen, maintain and use them and the materials and characteristics of the different woods. Most will have their own
sculpture to take home by the end of the course.

All materials will be supplied.

Please note all monies are non-refundable except in the event of course cancellation.

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Training ProviderTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypePractical
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Course Start Date8th August 2022
Course DurationFive Weeks
Course Fee160
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