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Fall
Introduction to Stone Sculpture - 8 weeks (Tues)
October to November 2017
Times:
Tues 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm (8 Weeks)
Cost: $250 Materials: $40
Workshop Description
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*alternate days available for missed classes

 

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An 8 Week Course allows you to develop a more detailed project.

 

 
 
   


 
   
Introduction to Stone Sculpture
 


 

In depth Intro course for those without experience and those who love the group atmosphere with lots of demonstrations and one-on-one assistance. This course uses Soapstone or Alabaster and traditional stone carving hand tools.

OBJECTIVE: To complete your own stone sculpture from concept to final presentation in an easy step by step process!

What you will learn:

  • Material properties for different stones
  • Techniques using hammer and chisels and specialized tools
  • Developing 3D concepts and how to see them in the block
  • Step by step process of stone removal (subtraction)
  • Chisels: points, claw, flat, rondell
  • Files: rasps, riflers, diamond vs steel
  • Marks and textures
  • Sanding, polishing, types of waxes, oils ...
  • Finished Presentation: bases and pinning

....many people have taken this course with zero experience in the arts and have completed beautiful sculptures!

Oliver has been sculpting with stone for 16 years and teaching stone carving for over 6 years. He brings his experience in carving numerous types of stone and enthusiasm for the material to each class.

All tools provided
Choice of Soapstone or Alabaster

8 Week (Tuesdays) $250 + $40 material fee Register Here

Please contact Oliver to see if space is available

     
   

 


  Marble Carving
     
 

This course is only offered once every couple years. We will be working with a wide variety of tools including carbide chisels and diamond tools.

OBJECTIVE: To complete your own stone sculpture from concept to final presentation!

What you will learn:

  • Material properties for different stones
  • Techniques using hand tools and pneumatic hammer and chisels and specialized tools
  • Developing 3D concepts and how to see them in the block
  • Step by step process of stone removal (subtraction)
  • Chisels: points, claw, flat, rondell
  • Files: rasps, riflers, diamond vs steel
  • Marks and textures
  • Sanding, polishing, types of waxes, oils ...
  • Finished Presentation: bases and pinning

 

Oliver has been sculpting with stone for 16 years and teaching stone carving for over 6 years. He brings his experience in carving numerous types of stone and enthusiasm for the material to each class.

All tools provided

Please contact Oliver if you are interested in this course in the future