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May 2014

Working from a Model to Marble

May 30, 2014 - June 1, 2014

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Anyone who can wield marble carving tools can sculpt directly: it is the most intuitive and straightforward way to shape stone, and requires no training.

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June 2014

Open Studio/Alumni Week

June 2, 2014 - June 6, 2014

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If you ever thought you would like to utilize the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center as your own studio, this is your chance! This week will be ideal for anyone who has taken a workshop during the CSSC’s history and would like to finish a piece or start a new one.

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June 2015

NEW Stone, Wood and More

June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015

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Expand your basic skills and explore your ideas through the materials of stone and/or wood.

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Relief Carving

June 27, 2015 - June 28, 2015

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Slate is often overlooked as a potential carving material due to its association with more utilitarian uses such as: roofing, gravestones, floor tile or going back a few years, blackboards.

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July 2015

Flint Knapping

July 11, 2015 - July 12, 2015

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The first evidence of human beings using rock tools is between two and three million years ago.

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August 2015

Carve Animals and other Forms in Stone

August 3, 2015 - August 7, 2015

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This course will be focused on the techniques used to carve stone animals and other forms.

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October 2015

Intermediate & Advanced Letter Carving

October 3, 2015 - October 4, 2015

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This two-day class is designed for intermediate to advanced carvers looking to improve their letter carving skills.

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June 2017

Carving in Stone

June 12, 2017 - June 16, 2017

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Stone carving is one of our oldest sculptural traditions.

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Carving in Stone

June 26, 2017 - June 30, 2017

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Participants will explore and practice different approaches to working, carving and composing with marble and granite.

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July 2017

OPEN STONE Symposium

July 31, 2017 - August 5, 2017

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Experience the magic of Vermont’s historic Marble Valley while creating your own artwork in stone.

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January 2018

Letter Carving for Beginners and Intermediate

January 27, 2018 - January 28, 2018

This “hands on” weekend workshop will introduce the ancient Roman techniques of V-cut letter forms using hand chisels and mallets.

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June 2018

NEW Merging Materials

June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018

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This workshop will focus on merging stone with other materials.

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July 2018

Stone Carving: Making Big Rocks Smaller with Style

July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018

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Turning a found rock into a worked stone takes Intent and Craft.

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August 2018

Stone Carving 

August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018

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Since ancient times stone has been regarded as a noble gift of Nature that intrigues and challenges those who seek to shape it.

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NEW On Point and into Mesh

August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018

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Tradition and technology meet in this sculpture replication workshop.

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October 2018

Three Day Intensive Stonecarving Weekend

October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018
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New York-based artist and carving expert Steve Shaheen will run a special 3-day class with intensive, one-on-one instruction for skill levels beyond novice (participants should have good tool control and basic carving techniques).

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April 2019

Exploring Acanthus

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019

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The acanthus has been adapted in both sculpture and architecture from antiquity to neoclassicism.

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May 2019

Bas-relief Sculpture

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019

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Bas-relief sculpture beautifies the world around us, but is commonly held to be one of the most difficult forms of sculpture to master – an optical illusion that few attempt!  This is your opportunity to learn how to create (and produce multiples of your own) relief in clay.

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Dry Stone Walling

May 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - May 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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The workshop will be an introduction to the basics of dry-jointed stone work.

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June 2019

Stone Carving: Tools and Techniques *Waiting List*

June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019

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Individual instruction will guide you in developing your concept, choosing a stone, techniques of carving using a wide variety of tools, and refining the finished form.

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July 2019

The Stone Bench Project for Teens

July 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Have you ever carved stone? The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center will offer local young people (age 13-19) the chance to carve and build a stone bench to be installed in Rutland County.

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Seashell Carving

July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019

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Did you know the marble in Vermont originated in vast ancient coral reefs? This workshop invites you to choose your favorite seashell and carve it in stone derived from the very same stuff! This class will also serve as an introduction to the process of sculptural enlargement.

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August 2019

Patina Your Marbles

August 2, 2019 - August 4, 2019

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This workshop will combine marble carving and techniques of applying patina to marble sculpture.

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February 2020

Alabaster Carving

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Alabaster is easy to carve and stunning in its beauty and colors.

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NEW Sculpting the Face

February 21 @ 9:00 am - February 23 @ 5:00 pm

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A face is the first thing we look at on a figurative sculpture, and carving a good portrait has always been one of the most coveted—and challenging—skills.

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March 2020

Introductory Stone Carving

March 14 - March 15

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Two days of hand-carving technique and stone carving lore introduce the beginner to reductive art-making and three-dimensional thinking.

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July 2020

Introductory Stone Carving

July 11 - July 12

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Two days of hand-carving technique and stone carving lore introduce the beginner to reductive art-making and three-dimensional thinking.

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August 2020

The Figure in Marble

August 3 - August 7

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This 5-day workshop will focus on carving the human form in marble.

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NEW Traditional and Alternative Finishing Techniques

August 8 - August 9

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This two-day workshop will cover a variety of marble finishing techniques from textural surfaces, to filing, sanding and patinas.

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Reference Carving

August 10 - August 14

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Using a reference model is a historically-proven method for creating a predictable stone sculpture, the most advanced technique being “pointing” with the use of a specialized, multi-axis mechanism developed in 18th-Century Italy.

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September 2020

Open Studio/Alumni Week

September 7 - September 11

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If you ever thought you would like to utilize the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center as your own studio, this is your chance! This week will be ideal for anyone who has taken a workshop during the CSSC’s history and would like to finish a piece or start a new one.

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October 2020

Introductory Stone Carving- WORKSHOP FULL-WAITLIST ONLY

October 3 - October 4

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WORKSHOP FULL-WAITLIST ONLY Two days of hand-carving techniques and stone carving lore introduce the beginner to reductive art-making and three-dimensional thinking.

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Letter Carving

October 10 - October 11

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This class is an excellent introduction to carving traditional Roman V-cut letters in stone.

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