Stone Carving Classes Start Next Week

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stone Carving Workshops with Andy Seferlis

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Week I July 30 – Aug 3 10-2pm $300
Week II August 6- 10-2pm $300For: beginners, or practiced hands.
River Arts Gallery on Main Street, Damariscotta
Bring your own stone or let us know if you need one. Limestone and/or marble can be provided at cost. Sizes and shapes will vary. If you have tools, bring them. Tools will be provided if you don’t own them: chisels, hammers, power tools, angle grinders, extension cords, small compressors. Bring a pencil, notebook, charcoal, gloves, safety glasses, dust masks, all available at your local hardware.Addictive, tiring and satisfying. Relaxed and comfortable environment. You will enjoy it!

Andy Seferlis, The Garrett Park MD/Round Pond ME resident, recently completed reshooting nearly all of the photographs in art historian James M. Goode’s book “The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington D.C.: A Comprehensive Historical Guide.” The new version, titled “Washington Sculpture: A Cultural History of Outdoor Sculpture in the Nation’s Capital,” features more than 500 film photos taken by Seferlis. The book contains not only new photos of Constantine’s work — some of which Seferlis helped carve when he was young. Seferlis’ bread and butter is actually working on sculpture restoration projects at Smithsonian Castle, but he has a side venture taking architectural photography. Garrett Park Historic Preservation Committee. He has served as the Chair of Study Tours for the Latrobe Chapter of Society of Architectural Historians, Washington DC

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