Soft Limestone Carving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

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Learn the basics of soft limestone sculpting with sculptor Kim Bellette.

South Eastern Limestone is a material that can be easily shaped and cut with a mallet and chisel and simple woodworking tools. You will learn the strengths and weaknesses of the material, and how to conceptualise and execute a design that will bring out the unique features of the stone.

Held at Ballarat’s Australian Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades, a world-class facility dedicated to learning and preserving Australia’s rare arts and trades through a series of workshops, masterclasses, events, and residencies.

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  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

  • Sat 21 Sep

9am–4pm

Centre for Rare Arts & Forgotten Trades

Bradshaw Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

$230 per person


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  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

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