Intensive Marble Carving Workshops 2020 with special guest teacher Alnassar – 5/10 Day Workshops
Italy comes to Erskineville!
You will learn to use traditional hand-tools and techniques for carving, including methods of transferring ideas onto a piece of marble and finding form within the stone. The aim of this carving workshop is to complete a carved sculpture and return home with a finished piece. Participants will work directly on the famous White Statuario Marble from Carrara to acquire basic skills and to understand the nature of the material.
5 Days (week 1): Wed 8 Jan – Sun 12 Jan
5 Days (week 2): Wed 15 Jan – Sun 19 Jan
5 Days (week 3): Wed 22 Jan – Sun 26 Jan
10 Days (weeks 2 + 3): Wed 15 Jan – Sun 26 Jan
NB: Monday and Tuesdays will be rest days.
The prices for 2020 (inc GST) are:
$900 (5 days)
$1580 (10 days)
Limited places available.
About Alnassar: Special Guest teacher Alnassar was Syrian Born. He lives and works in Carrara, Italy among the white Michelangelo marble quarries, where he teaches sculpture courses and works on small and monumental sculptures. His works have been shown in individual and group exhibitions internationally, including participation in ArtsCape Biennial 2010. Visit Alnassar’s website here.