Stone Carving with master carver Barbara Segal

Carve stone with adjunct professor Barbara Segal at her studio in Yonkers NY. Learn how to use hand, pneumatic, diamond and electric tools.

The use of stone in art has unlimited possibilities. This course will introduce traditional techniques and explore innovative methods. Instruction will include the use of hand, pneumatic and electric tools as well as inlay, lamination, construction and pointing (copying). New alternatives such as the combining of colored stones in constructed sculptures will be taught to interested students. Creative thinking in classical, modern and contemporary sculpture will be encouraged. There will be discussions on theory and technique, from Michelangelo and Rodin to Heizer and Burton. The studio fee includes use of compressors, consumables, hand tools and safety equipment. All materials must be purchased by the student.

Saturdays, Wednesdays, Tuesdays


Event Location and Ticket Information

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Artist’s Studio
88 Alta Ave.
Yonkers, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - Saturday, July 27, 2013
Times: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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$395 - Fall 2012 registration for 10 sessions

Presenter: Barbara Segal
Presenter Phone: 914-968-1378

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Instructor Barbara Segal: BFA, Pratt Institute; Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris