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Outdoor Hammer & Chisel Stone Sculpture

at Teale Sculpture Studio - Hawthorne

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Hawthorne, South Los Angeles
13040 Cerise Ave Ste O
Btwn Chadron and Yukon Ave
Hawthorne, California 90250
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 5
Teacher: Lee Jordan

What you'll learn in this stone carving class:

Learn to sculpt in stone like the Renaissance masters! The process of carving stone with hand chisels and mallet is an extremely satisfying ancient art form. It is a medium that develops manual dexterity and craftsmanship with a high degree of mental and perceptual stimulation.

We are pleased to offer instruction for all skill levels. Learn to see what naturally emerges from the stone and how to carve your vision into reality. Options for carving include: drawings, relief carving, and carving in-the-round. You will learn how to finish the stone to a shiny polish, and/or create unique textures.

Our instructor will help you design your stone sculpture, and teach you how to remove material using hand tools like rasps, files, and chisels. After your sculpture emerges from the stone you will learn how to polish it. 

Much of our ancient history is carved in stone and we still believe that stone is absolutely relevant for sculpture during this digital age. Won’t you join us?

Important notes:

  • This class meets outside and under a pop up. Please bring a face mask and wear comfortable shoes and clothes that can get dusty. Bring lunch or snack if desired. We have a refrigerator, microwave, and water dispenser.
  • The price of this class includes instruction and use of tools and equipment. You will need to either purchase one of our stones or bring your own. Beginners typically start with soapstone or alabaster. We keep a small supply in stock at our studio for the students’ convenience. You are welcome to purchase your first stone elsewhere and bring it to your first class.
  • As stone carving takes time and patience, we suggest registering for a minimum of 4 classes if you have a particular project in mind.


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We are located within the Hawthorne Arts Complex. Once you turn left into the Hawthorne Arts Complex, drive around the building (2 right turns) and find us on the back side of the building. We are Door #12 next to a large open garage door.

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Question from Bradley W.
Will there be any weekend offerings for the class soon or is everything only offered on thursdays for the foreseeable future?
Answer from Cindy F. Verified Educator
We offer this class on Saturdays from 10AM - 2PM
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Question from Sarah A.
How much are materials? How long is the class, is it more than one session? Is it $95 for a single session?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Sarah! The studio does not stock or sell stone so please visit sculpturehouse.com or Blick (Pasadena or Los Angeles locations--call first!) and purchase the stone of your choice for your first project at Teale. The studio has studio tools you may use. The class is for one session for $95. Thanks!
Answer from Cindy F. Verified Educator
Hello! We keep a small inventory of soapstone and alabaster in stock for our students' convenience. The prices range from $20 - $75, depending on size which ranges from 4 pounds to 35 pounds.
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Question from Sanam
How long is the class? For absolute beginners, do we need to bring stone in the first session or will it be focused on just carving soap?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hey there, Sanam! The class is for 4 hours and it's only one session class. Beginners start with a bar of soap and then move to soapstone as it is soft and forgiving, for once the stone is carved away it is a final part of the artwork and cannot return to the stone.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
The studio does not stock or sell stone so please visit sculpturehouse.com or Blick (Pasadena or Los Angeles locations--call first!) and purchase the stone of your choice for your first project at Teale. The studio has studio tools you may use.
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Reviews of Classes at Teale Sculpture Studio (38)

(38 Reviews)
Outdoor Hammer & Chisel Stone Sculpture
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/22/2021
Great space to work - social distance area - appreciated and good sturdy work tables - casual vibe - open & airy - pop up tents for sun and rain ( perfect ) Instructor 100% there if needed for questions - ample amount of tools for all in class to share. Super nice place / space.
Outdoor Hammer & Chisel Stone Sculpture
Reviewed by Niomi C. on 11/22/2020
Instructor is very good. Location is very good. I'm happy to have found it.
Outdoor Hammer & Chisel Stone Sculpture
Reviewed by Will B. on 1/24/2019
The class was incredibly fun and Melanie/Cindy were knowledgeable and helpful on all fronts!
Outdoor Hammer & Chisel Stone Sculpture
Reviewed by Jan B. on 1/26/2022
Outdoor Hammer & Chisel Stone Sculpture
Reviewed by Daniaelle S. on 12/5/2020
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