Stone Carving for Beginners WORKSHOP

CRN: 
60097
Course Dates: 
November 16, 17, 2013
Times: 
9a.m. - 3:30p.m.
Instructor(s): 
Lothar Jobczyk
Course Catalogs: 
2013 Fall

Fee: $140/member; $150/non-member
Material Fee: $30/person (estimate depending on selection of rock)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - OLLI MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED TO REGISTER

We will cover tools of the trade and basic geology: how to choose suitable stone and inspect raw material. Students are introduced to the principles of sculpture and will finish the class with basic proficiency in stone carving and possibly a finished piece in soapstone or alabaster. The instructor provides tools: rasps, files, sandpaper, wax, safety goggles and dust masks.

Jobczyk Stone Carving

Lothar Jobczyk (quelothar@yahoo.com), trained in the master crafts program of Germany, has worked as a sculptor and stone carver since 1976. His work has appeared in galleries, shows, and numerous private homes. He currently lives in Asheville, NC. For more information visit his website:www.stonefocus.net