The modern art of leather stamping and carving was a secret craft for centuries The beautiful art of carving leather is an old and versatile technique that can be found in many leather projects to enrich saddles, furnitures, personal accessories, musical instruments and other leatherwork.
For a very short time in October, Diamond Awl Workshop are offering one day courses to learn this wonderful technique of creating designs and impressions in leather with expert tutor Veronica Passos of Passos Leatherworks.
Veronica – a Brazilian Designer and Leatherworker, holds a Master degree in Fashion and Textile from the University of São Paulo USP and a bachelor degree in Fashion Design fom University Anhembi Morumbi UAM. Also she completed a specialised course in the footwear area from Senai Technical School in Brazil.
You will learn about leather preparation, embossing tools and other functions to perform this art to transfer your design to the leather, how to work with the swivel knife, how to reach a great shadows effects and also backgrounds.
Where are the courses held?
The courses will be held at Diamond Awl Studios at Woodend Mill, Saddleworth.
What is included?
- Leather Tools
- Carving Tools
- Excellent Tuition
- Tea/Green Tea and Coffee, Bottled Water all day
- Delicious Lunch
Everything is provided you dont have to bring anything