Expand your skills in letter carving with a mallet and chisel. Beginners learn the technique of 'V' cutting to gain confidence. More experienced carvers refine and improve carving techniques whilst studying letter forms.
A letter carver/lettering designer for almost 40 years, Tom Perkins trained in calligraphy at Reigate School of Art and Design, then a year as letter carving assistant to Richard Kindersley. He has taught at The Roehampton Institute and on short courses in the UK, USA and Japan. His work is in a number of private collections and at the Crafts Study Centre, Farnham. His book The Art of Letter carving in Stone was published by the Crowood Press.