Stone Carving Workshops

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Workshop 1

4 hours

150

50 deposit

Workshop 2

2 days

350

100 deposit

Own choice

Workshop 1

4 hours

150

50 deposit

A workshop for creating a small keepsake for yourself or a gift for that special someone.  Ideal for introducing someone to carving for the first time. Also, a great way to spend quality time with a group of friends (talk to us about specific dates for a group workshop).

Workshop 2

2 days

350

100 deposit

Own choice

An ideal workshop to spend more time perfecting your stone carving techniques and creation over two days.

Prior to the start of the workshop we will need to see your design (by email) to assess the degree of difficulty, and the appropriate size.​

Christmas themed workshop

5 hours

180

50 deposit

An ideal workshop to create a xmas gift for someone special or for yourself.

Other Wellington region stone carving annual workshops & symposiums.

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Workshop dates for 2021

  • Workshop 1 — Saturday 14 August 2021
    Workshop 1 — Saturday 14 August 2021
    14 Aug, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Studio, 33 Milton St, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington
    We provide: - the oamaru stone - the choice of a design you can complete within the 4 hours - tools, dust mask and safety glasses - refreshments. What to bring: - gardening gloves - wear clothing you don't mind getting dusty. * deposit $50
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  • Workshop 1 — Saturday 11 September 2021
    Workshop 1 — Saturday 11 September 2021
    11 Sep, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Studio, 33 Milton St, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington
    We provide: - the oamaru stone - the choice of a design you can complete within the 4 hours - tools, dust mask and safety glasses - refreshments. What to bring: - gardening gloves - wear clothing you don't mind getting dusty. * deposit $50
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  • Workshop 2 — 25 & 26 September 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)
    Workshop 2 — 25 & 26 September 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)
    25 Sep, 9:00 am – 26 Sep, 4:30 pm
    Studio, 33 Milton St, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington
    We provide: - the oamaru stone - tools, dust mask and safety glasses - refreshments. What to bring: - your lunch - gardening gloves - wear clothing you don't mind getting dusty. * deposit $100
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  • Workshop 1 — Saturday 23 October 2021
    Workshop 1 — Saturday 23 October 2021
    23 Oct, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Studio, 33 Milton St, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington
    We provide: - the oamaru stone - the choice of a design you can complete within the 4 hours - tools, dust mask and safety glasses - refreshments. What to bring: - gardening gloves - wear clothing you don't mind getting dusty. * deposit $50
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  • Workshop 2 — 27 & 28 November 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)
    Workshop 2 — 27 & 28 November 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)
    27 Nov, 9:00 am – 28 Nov, 4:30 pm
    Studio, 33 Milton St, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington
    We provide: - the oamaru stone - tools, dust mask and safety glasses - refreshments. What to bring: - your lunch - gardening gloves - wear clothing you don't mind getting dusty. * deposit $100
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  • Christmas themed workshop  — Saturday 4 December 2021
    Christmas themed workshop — Saturday 4 December 2021
    04 Dec, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Studio, 33 Milton St, Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington
    Cost $180, deposit $50. Choose from a xmas tree, cross or an angel. We provide: - the oamaru stone - tools, dust mask and safety glasses - refreshments. What to bring: - gardening gloves - wear clothing you don't mind getting dusty.
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What people say

Jill

Have done a 4 hour class with Brett and Christine and was really worthwhile, it gave me a little taste of what stone carving was like and at the end of the session you have a completed piece.

 

I have done several of the 2 day workshops and symposiums and thoroughly enjoy them. They are both such excellent teachers and the friendliest people you could wish to meet.
 
Give it a go, it is great fun, get a group together, great for team building or just a bunch of mates.

Ali

Christine and Brett both were amazingly skilled and patient tutors. Christine’s warmth and hospitality made the experience of being new to carving comfortable and enjoyable. Christine explained the process, allowed for my own creativity, whilst continually giving skilled support. Brett showed me his amazing artistic talents by giving me technical guidance, tool skills and helped me understand carving from an artistic perspective and process. This was my first ever stone carving, and one of the best creative experiences I’ve had! I recommend this workshop to all.

This two day workshop also provided me with the confidence to apply for an Art and Creativity Diploma. My stone carving plus the skills and creative motivation I received from Christine and Brett aided my progression onto this course.

Graham

We invited the whole family to the event but none of them had any inkling of what was to happen. We covered the sculpture with a sheet and had our daughter 'unveil' the pikorua to great surprise. I had prepared a written record with photos of the story and the meaning behind the sculpture that I had laminated. There was an audible gasp and clapping when I revealed who the artist was... me!

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