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Stone mad visitors to Ahakista


Southern Star Newspaper - Apr 22, 2017
'We had 21 people who came to Ahakista especially to learn the old skill of dry stone wall construction and the same number again picking up their hammers and chisels to try stone carving,' Stone Symposium organiser and master stone carver Victor Daly ...
 

Norwich artist sells enormous sculptures of ECSTASY pills


Daily Mail - Apr 23, 2017
According to his website: 'His work is informed by an abiding interest in developing new languages in stone carving: demonstrating curiosity and humour and exploring the relationship between traditional techniques and contemporary visual culture.
 

Sophie Calle Sends Secrets to the Grave


The New Yorker - Apr 21, 2017
A quick spin through the Met will turn up figures of wrestlers painted on an Ancient Greek amphora in 500 B.C., a Mesoamerican stone carving of a ballplayer made roughly a thousand years later, and mid-nineteenth-century portraits of matadors by ...
 

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Stone Carving books

The Art of Letter Carving in Stone


by: Tom Perkins
Written by an eminent practitioner and teacher, this book guides the novice through the basics of letter carving, drawn lettering, and making simple designs in stone. For the more experienced, it explains a new proportioning system for classical Roman capitals and demonstrates a useful approach to designing letterform variations. The book covers: the development of 20th-century letter carving; tools, materials, stone, and making an easel; drawing a range of alphabets for use in letter carving; inscriptions, gilding, and painting letters; detailed instructions for V-incising the keystrokes of letters; and designing headstones, plaques, and more.
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Minstrels & Angels


by: Jeremy Montagu, Gwen Montagu
This fascinating and comprehensive survey of medieval carvings of musicians comprises all churches and cathedrals found in England. Illustrated with over 120 photographs by C.R. Nicewonger, the iconography of each type of instrument is recorded in detail and the features of medieval church architecture are fully described. Both are set in their historical and social context. There is a complete gazetteer of all the British medieval musical carvings known to the authors arranged alphabetically by the names of the cities, towns, and villages where they can be found.
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Quincy: A Past Carved in Stone


by: Patricia Harrigan Browne
Quincy, Massachusetts, is a historic and solid community whose first fortunes were made in the granite and shipbuilding industries. Its battleships and stone carvings have traveled the country and the world over, and the legacy of Quincy’s early years is indeed carved in stone. Patricia Harrigan Browne’s new visual history of this fascinating city chronicles its development from the 1870s through World War II in a series of remarkable vintage photographs. For many, of course, Quincy is a beloved and.
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Stone Carving videos

Introduction to Stone Carving Tools and Techniques


Instructor Treden Wagoner gives a basic overview of stone carving tools and demonstrates their use. This video was produced to accompany the exhibition, \
 

Stone Carving In Time Lapse


Time lapse stone carving created by sculptor Martin Arkenstone http://www.martinarkenstone.com Old World Mastery Reclaimed.
 

Gobekli Tepe Stone Carving Confirms Comet Impact Reset Ancient Human Civilization


Stone carvings at Gobekli Tepe (world's oldest megalithic structure) in Turkey confirm a devastating comet which is thought to have impacted earth nearly 13000 ...
 

Stone Carving Tools


Interview with Peter Rockwell on stoneworking tools, created by Thomas Wootton for the Art of Making in Antiquity project (http://www.artofmaking.ac.uk).
 

Stone Carving in Ubud, Bali


Ubud is considered the cultural capital of Bali, Indonesia, and it's easy to see why considering the skill of the artists there. The banter was translated in editing ...