Course Description

BOTANY – An Introduction to Woodcarving

Trinity College Dublin

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.

College Name Trinity College Dublin
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
Course Type Practical
Course Location Dublin, UK
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 8th August 2022
Course Fee 160
Course Duration Five Weeks
Awarding Body Trinity College Dublin
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Trinity College Dublin

01 872 2853
College Green, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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