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An introductory course in carving soapstone, this course will give participants a chance to create a small soapstone sculpture of their own. Soapstone is a soft, easily carved stone with beautiful patterns and available in a variety of colours.

Participants will be shown how to shape and refine using hand tools, then polish and wax, to create the finished product. The final polishing is always a wonderful surprise as that reveals the beautiful colours and texture hidden within the stone.

What you'll get

  • Suitable pieces of soapstone to carve
  • All tools necessary to carve and polish the stone
  • Masks (not mandatory but some participants may choose to wear one)
  • Aprons

what to bring

  • An interest in sculpture!


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