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Craigmount School teaching lettercutting.

Our team of conservators are proficient in training interns and volunteers in a wide range of conservation and restoration techniques.

  • Of the many ICON interns we have trained over the years, some are now employed by The National Museum of Scotland and The British Museum and many others remain employed full-time in conservation and restoration.
  • We give Sculpture Conservation training to HLF interns, ICON interns, mid-career, students, and school visits.
  • We also provide training in stone-carving and letter-cutting.
  • Our Sculpture Conservation Training in the Care of Collections has taken place in several institutions including National Trust for Scotland’s Collections Care Days.
  • We have carried out Sculpture Conservation Training of Nadfas Volunteers for the Edinburgh College of Art Plaster Cast Collection.
  • We have carried out Sculpture Conservation Training Volunteers from Classics Department Edinburgh University for their Plaster Cast Collection.

Sculpture workshops and training:

  • Stone carving training: The Gallery, Central Library, Gateshead
  • Wood Carving training: Kibblesworth Environment Centre - NWET launch
  • Letter-cutting and gilding workshops: Craigmount School Edinburgh
  • Verre eglomise workshop: Nungate Arts Workshops, Haddington
  • Sculpture workshops: ‘Sculptors Talking Heads’, Schools, South Lanarkshire Council

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Craigmount School teaching lettercutting. Craigmount School teaching silver gilding. Haddington workshop, verre eglomise. Training of Nadfas volunteers at Edinburgh School of Art. Training staff at National Museums of Scotland.
Training volunteers at Edinburgh University Classics Department.