STONE CARVING WORKSHOPS with Catherine Binnie with Catherine Binnie OAS

Venue, Timing, Cost

Friday, 4 November 2022 to Saturday, 17 December 2022
FRIDAY afternoons 1.30-4pm or SATURDAY mornings 10am-12.30pm
£160 for a course of six mornings/afternoons, plus a cost for stone of choice (£10-£50 approx )

In these courses of six morning/afternoon
workshops you will be working with blocks of natural limestone, and will be given enough guidance through the process of stone carving to complete a small sculpture or relief carving.

Stone carving workshops will cover:
Discussion of preliminary ideas - if you have ideas of what you would like to carve do bring these with you, equally it is fine if you would like to wait and see what the stone suggests!
Demonstration of stone carving techniques and use of hand tools - mallets, chisels, rasps & sandpaper.
Working on own piece with one-to-one guidance at every stage, from 'roughing out' the basic three-dimensional form to completion.
Advice on finishing the surface of the stone.
No experience necessary and no pressure to create a masterpiece..but it may well happen!
Coffee/tea and biscuits provided.

RAILWAY STUDIOS can be found on the trading estate, three minutes walk from Charlbury mainline station. The studios are bright, airy and spacious and there is parking. There is plenty of space to work outside, weather permitting, as well as some under cover space.

For more details, or to book a place, please see my website: or email :

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Catherine Binnie OAS