Students learn the hand carving techniques used in sculpting stone including drilling, roughing out, shaping, finishing, and detail work.
Course examines the properties of different types of stone including marble, alabaster, sandstone, limestone, and granite. Strong emphasis is placed on sculptural form, surface, and artistic expression.
Course also covers a brief overview of the history of stone sculpture, from prehistoric through contemporary times. Students may work in either alabaster or limestone.
First class materials: TBD
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