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Soapstone Carving with Peter Kazda

Students will be introduced to different kinds and colours of soapstone. Students will have the opportunity to choose their own designs or they can use the models presented by the instructor. The course requires the use of knives, files, hand saws and sand papers.

Grade Suitability:

8-12

Maximum Class Size:

12 students

Time Required:

3-5 days

Material Required:

Supplied by instructor.

Material Cost:

$25-30/student

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

All

Peter Kazda

Peter was born in Europe into an artistic family and he had been carving since he was ten.  Peter moved to Faro in 1992 and started to make his “Northern Spirit Faces” around 1998. In recent years he has made various art projects but the biggest was a 12 feet tall sculpture installed in 2005 for the Canada Winter Games building in Whitehorse. Peter is a member of Yukon Artists at Work, Yukon Art Society and president of Anvil Range Arts Society in Faro.

Contact: 867-994-3022

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