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Soapstone Carving

Haliburton School of Art + Design

Enrol in Soapstone Carving

Course Code: ARTS0206

This course will provide a general introduction to carving soapstone. You will develop a working knowledge of the material, the tools, the safe handling issues and the methods used to complete a carving. Beginning with a study of the properties of the stone, you will produce a simple piece and progress to making a sculpture of your choice. The development of your own personal style will be encouraged. Alabaster, another soft stone, will also be available to try. The material cost for this course will depend on the size of the project or projects chosen and will be collected during the week.

Attend this course in person

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (9:00am - 4:30pm)

Section: 41

Material List and Important Details:

There will be a $25 to $75 material fee depending on size chosen, payable to the instructor.