June 2022: Soapstone Carving

This month we are diving into Soapstone Carving!

As our supplier, Studiostone Creative, describes: "Learn how to carve your own soapstone turtle sculpture in just 90 minutes with a fun, artistic experience for adults and kids ages 8 and up. Studiostone Creative’s premium quality craft kits are designed by two local artists and made in British Columbia, Canada with eco-friendly packaging and natural materials.

With easy to follow, step-by-step instructions, the set includes everything you need to create your very own 3D art masterpiece:

  • a hand-cut Brazilian soapstone shape
  • a kid-safe carving file
  • two grades of sandpaper
  • polishing wax for a shiny finish
  • a buffing cloth

Soapstone carving is a relaxing and satisfying activity the whole family can do together. Connect with nature as you experience the magic of transforming soft stone into a work of art. Each stone has a surprise natural color that's revealed when waxed. Finished life-like sculpture approximately 3.5” x 2” x 1” (L x H x W) makes a great display item or gift for loved ones!"