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Wood Engraving

This wood engraving course will teach the basics of wood engraving. Students will learn at their own pace, but by the end of the course, you should have at least one wood engraving to take home with you.


We are currently confirming times and dates for this course. Please register your interest below or contact us for more information.

What topics are covered?

Holding a tool, engraving marks, choosing and preparing blocks including wood substitutes, transferring an image onto the block, printing, sharpening tools and appreciation of different wood engravers’ styles.

Who is the course aimed at?

Complete beginners and improvers

Who will be my tutor?

David Robertson SWE

How will I learn?

In a group with one-to-one teaching as required.

Are there any additional costs?

Students may wish to purchase further blocks or their own tools, but this is not essential.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in Roper Building.

What do I need to bring?

Pencil and sketchbook

What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.


Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.


How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.


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