top of page

Sat, May 25


Denver Art Society

Beginning Stone Carving

Beginning Stone Carving
Beginning Stone Carving

Time & Location

May 25, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Denver Art Society, 734 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204, USA


About the event

Cost: $45 / $25 for DAS Members, plus cash Stone purchase $20 - $65 Stone Selection: We will cover carving stone options, hardness ( Mohs Scale), color varieties, durability, Stone size considerations, Pros & Cons. Safety Concerns: Finish and Polish: Tools: Basic to advanced hand tools, techniques & proper use at multiple levels of carving experience. Cost Pros & Cons. Hands on Carving: Small stone pieces. Stones will be available for cash purchase (or paypal) range $20-$65. Stones for sale, Cash or PayPal only: Stone and Tool Resources: List and advice regarding Stone and tool purchases including options as to where to get your materials. Stone carving  with hand tools is a slow and messy process, dress appropriately. Participants should not expect to complete a carving in first session, however depending on work rate, stone size and hardness, many first time carvers do complete a small animal carving in 4-6 hours. All tools provided by the Instructor. New Stone Carvers are strongly encouraged to take the "Introduction to Stone Carving Class"  before taking other ongoing carving classes.

Share this event

bottom of page