Introduction to Soapstone Carving Workshop for adults with Peter Martin

Sunday, July 21, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Schedule subject to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Peter Martin will help you gain a better understanding of the beauty and techniques used in the ancient Inuit art form of soapstone carving. With Peter’s help you will learn how to turn a rough cut piece of soapstone into a beautiful carving of a Mother Loon. There is no requirement to know how to carve but some hand strength is advisable in order to complete your piece in the required time.

Supply Cost: $20.00 paid directly to Instructor.


You can register two ways.

1. OFFLINE: Print out the General Programs registration form and mail it or drop it off, along with payment, to A Gift of Art, 187 King Ave E. Newcastle, ON L1B 1H4

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2. ONLINE: Fill out and submit the online version of the General Programs registration form and then pay online using the appropriate “Buy Now” button.

Members cost: $45

Non-Members cost: $70

Instructor Bio:

Peter retired in 2007 after a long and successful Sales career in the transportation industry.

Since that time he has developed his skills as a Soapstone Carver and has established a business that trades as Stone Art by Peter.

He has exhibited and sold his work at several private and public galleries in Durham Region and teaches his art form to children and adults at several different venues in his hometown of Oshawa and Fenelon Falls where he spends his summers.