Blacksmithing and metalworking

Blacksmithing – a taster day with Peter Parkinson

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About this course

Try out basic tools and techniques used by the blacksmith in the hot-forging process, to make a small piece of work from steel.


Peter Parkinson

Peter Parkinson studied at the Royal College of Art, has worked as a designer, artist blacksmith, and writer, and extensively as an art college lecturer. His work includes small gallery pieces, architectural metalwork and public art. He has written books on blacksmithing and sculpture, most recently Making Sculpture from Scrap Metal.

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Come and find out what makes West Dean College such an amazing place to study. Explore the studios, take a tour with students, discuss your study options, and find out about funding at our next Open Day on Saturday 9 February 2019.

Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

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