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Leitrim Sculpture Centre – Stone Lettercutting Workshop

  • Location: Leitrim Sculpture Centre
  • Date: Sat 30th & Sun 31st March
  • Duration: 2 days

Cost: 120.00

Stone Lettercutting Workshop
Tutor: Seamus Dunbar. Duration: 2 Days. Participants: 8. Cost: €120

Cutting inscriptions in stone is an important part of the stone-carvers craft that has been elevated to an art form in its own right. This module teaches calligraphic and typographic design in combination with precise sculptural skills. Participants will learn to identify and understand the tools required for stone cut lettering, gain an appreciation of basic letter proportions and layout and a will cut a name or short inscription (12 characters maximum) in stone. Students come with: sketchpad and basic drawing/writing materials. They should think about a monogram, name or (very) short inscription. Bring sturdy boots. Beginners to intermediate. We have rooms to rent at €25 per night. If you want to continue your work, you can return at your own convenience and will pay: €10 per day, up to 4 days; 5 – 7 days €50; 8-14 days €70, 15 – 21 days €90, 22-30 days €110.
Seamus Dunbar is a fellow co-founder of the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and has exhibited throughout Ireland. Dunbar lives and practices in Manorhamilton and recently completed a Masters degree at Ulster University.

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Stone Lettercutting Workshop
Tutor: Seamus Dunbar. Duration: 2 Days. Participants: 8. Cost: €120

Cutting inscriptions in stone is an important part of the stone-carvers craft that has been elevated to an art form in its own right. This module teaches calligraphic and typographic design in combination with precise sculptural skills. Participants will learn to identify and understand the tools required for stone cut lettering, gain an appreciation of basic letter proportions and layout and a will cut a name or short inscription (12 characters maximum) in stone. Students come with: sketchpad and basic drawing/writing materials. They should think about a monogram, name or (very) short inscription. Bring sturdy boots. Beginners to intermediate. We have rooms to rent at €25 per night. If you want to continue your work, you can return at your own convenience and will pay: €10 per day, up to 4 days; 5 – 7 days €50; 8-14 days €70, 15 – 21 days €90, 22-30 days €110.
Seamus Dunbar is a fellow co-founder of the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and has exhibited throughout Ireland. Dunbar lives and practices in Manorhamilton and recently completed a Masters degree at Ulster University.

 

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Stone Lettercutting Workshop
Tutor: Seamus Dunbar. Duration: 2 Days. Participants: 8. Cost: €120

Cutting inscriptions in stone is an important part of the stone-carvers craft that has been elevated to an art form in its own right. This module teaches calligraphic and typographic design in combination with precise sculptural skills. Participants will learn to identify and understand the tools required for stone cut lettering, gain an appreciation of basic letter proportions and layout and a will cut a name or short inscription (12 characters maximum) in stone. Students come with: sketchpad and basic drawing/writing materials. They should think about a monogram, name or (very) short inscription. Bring sturdy boots. Beginners to intermediate. We have rooms to rent at €25 per night. If you want to continue your work, you can return at your own convenience and will pay: €10 per day, up to 4 days; 5 – 7 days €50; 8-14 days €70, 15 – 21 days €90, 22-30 days €110.
Seamus Dunbar is a fellow co-founder of the Leitrim Sculpture Centre and has exhibited throughout Ireland. Dunbar lives and practices in Manorhamilton and recently completed a Masters degree at Ulster University.