Indiana Limestone Symposium

  • June 4, 2017 - June 24, 2017
  • Recurring daily
  • Bybee Stone Co.
  • N. Matthews Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • 812-824-8845
  • Varied
  • See website for details

Session 1: June 4 – 10, 2017

Session 2: June 18 – 24, 2017

Each full session consists of seven days of immersive instruction in the art of carving limestone, including design, moving stone, splitting blocks, roughing out, using hand and pneumatic tools, lettering, and much more. Different guest instructors are featured each session. An introduction to using basic tools, roughing out, and working from a maquette or drawing is given on the first day. Techniques for carving and basic principles of sculpting are covered on day two. Tools are not provided.

 

June 11 – 17, 2017 – Beginning

June 18 – 24, 2017 – Advanced

Working from a live model, participants learn from a master carver how to plan and develop the figure in stone. Seven days.

 

June 12 – 18, 2016

Only for those registered for Art of Carving and/or Figure Carving session. Independent Carving offers a chance to continue working in the stimulating Symposium atmosphere. Instruction is not provided.

 

June 5 – 9, 2017

June 19 – 23, 2017

Beginning instruction in hand carving; work at your own pace. One or more days, pay as you go. Multiple days do not need to be consecutive. Workshops are Half Day (9am – 12pm) or Full Day (9am – 12pm and 2pm – 5pm) Monday – Friday. Participants must bring safety glasses and wear sturdy, close-toed shoes; no sandals or flip-flops permitted.

 

June 12 – 16, 2017

Kids learn to carve by hand on limestone blocks approximately 8 inches square. One to five days, pay as you go. Multiple days do not need to be consecutive. Workshops are 9:00 a.m. – Noon, Monday-Friday. Includes stone, tool loan, drinks and snacks. Participants must bring safety glasses, and wear sturdy, close-toed shoes; no sandals or flip-flops permitted. Parents must accompany children ages 10-12.

Indiana Limestone Symposium
  • to
  • Bybee Stone Co.
  • See website for details
  • Recurring daily