Luke Batchelor – letter carver

Luke Batchelor being presented with his awardWinner of the 2015 HCA/NADFAS Heritage Crafts Bursary

With a background in stone conservation, Luke is currently completing a placement to learn letter carving at the Colin Braid Stone Workshop.

Luke plans to use this Bursary to continue to train via a placement with Ian Newton, purchase his own tools and travel to Italy to work with Carrara marble and study ancient lettering.

He says “receiving this grant would be a great opportunity for me to develop my skills and gain further experience, pursue my passion and give me the confidence to establish a career in letter carving”.

Photo: Luke Batchelor being presented with his certificate by Susan Zuill and Jill Makepeace-Warne from NADFAS

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