Jan 31, 2015

Weekly Classes/Saturday Workshops/Private Lessons



The area's first and only dedicated stone carving studio!

 

Stone carving is an ancient activity where pieces of rough natural stone are shaped by the controlled removal of stone. Owing to the permanence of the material, evidence can be found that even the earliest societies indulged in some form of stone work. -Wikipedia

  Stone Sculpture:       

  

Scott Cahaly                                           

                                                                   
www.cahaly.net    
/ all levels                                                

                                            

 

Spring Semester 


Weekly Classes

Full Semester:
Mondays 10:00am – 1:00     -3  spots left
 April 6 – June 15
(No class April 20) 10 classes 

Wednesdays 7:00pm- 10:00     -3  spots left
April 1– June 3
10 classes - 

Half Semester:
Mondays 10:00am – 1:00     -3  spots left
 May 18 – June 15
 5 classes 

Wednesdays 7:00pm- 10:00     -3  spots left
May 6 – June 3
5 classes

Learn how to carve stone and participate in all parts of this fascinating ancient medium. You will be taught the whole process of stone carving from the beginning chisels, to the files and finishing process. Students are encouraged and aided in producing the type of work that interests them! More advanced students are aided in pursuing new creative directions or in revisiting current ones. Class discussion and demonstration accompany many peaceful hours of working and connecting with the stone. No previous experience required!  Tools are included for beginners, stone is an additional cost! Come participate in the magical medium of stone sculpture!

-12 Class limit

*Late entry is welcomed, missed classes can be made up!



Teen Class

Wednesdays 4:00pm – 6:00 -         -12  spots left
April 29 – May 27
5 classes
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(Full Semester Monday)   - $415.00 
(Full Semester Wed)         - $415.00 
(Half Semester Monday)  - $250.00
(Half Semester Wed)        - $250.00
(Teen Class)                      - $255.00

Full/Half Semester & Teen

**Gift Certificates Available**


Stone Carving Saturdays


April 18           -10 spots left

May 23            -6 spots left

 June 20           -9 spots left





9:30am-3:00pm        

                                 
In this one-day workshop, you'll have the opportunity to carve your own stone, an art form that is not typically accessible. For beginners and experienced sculptors alike, you'll be guided through the process of looking into the rock for imagery, carving into material, planning and forming a sculpture, and using tools. Hand-carving techniques will be demonstrated, and stone carving lore will be discussed. We'll also touch upon safety in the studio, and stone and tool sourcing. You will leave with your stone sculpture in hand. Please bring a bag lunch to class. All materials will be provided.
Ages 8+


$125  (register early!)  Class limit - 12

$90 byos (Bring Your Own Stone)

Stone Carving Saturdays


  
 Private Stone Carving Lessons

Private lessons  for beginners and more experienced carvers! Hand-carving techniques and stone carving lore will be demonstrated and discussed.   Discussions of safe studio practices and stone and tool sourcing help make this an excellent initiation to the craft of stone sculpture. A strong emphasis will be put on the act of looking into the rock for imagery! Students will emerge with a stone sculpture in progress. Tools included, stone is an additional cost.  
$50/hour 1,2 or 3 hour options

*Please email stonecarvingdust@gmail to set up a time after registering via paypal link below..

Private Lessons


 

Single Class Drop-Ins!

Classes can be registered for in piece mail when space is available... Both weekly classes Mon. morning and Wed night have several open pedestals. Spring/15

a. single class rate $62.00/class
b. new student class rate $52.00/class
c. bring a friend $42.00/each

* Please register below and email stonecarvingdust@gmail with preferred dates.
Click on menue, choose session then proceed to payment!


Mon/Wed

   

Oct 14, 2014

Wicked Local Newspaper Article

By Sam Perkins
sperkins@wickedlocal.com

Posted Oct. 14, 2014 @ 5:26 pm
Updated Oct 15, 2014 at 5:38 PM

BEDFORD
For Scott Cahaly, the image is always there, it’s simply the layers – and sometimes hundreds of pounds – of rock that need to be removed.
"I believe it is Michelangelo's philosophy that the image is always in the stone, and you just have to go and find it," explained Cahaly, a contemporary artist, sculptor and stone carver for nearly two decades, who opened a studio where he will teach classes in the historic railroad station at Depot Park on Wednesday. "I never buy a piece of stone with an image in mind, I go and find a stone that appeals to me, and then I find inspiration – the image – afterwards."
It is a philosophy fitting Cahaly’s path into his craft, which, according to him, began with an epiphany while sitting on a dock in Burlington Vermont, when he was a student at the University of Vermont, in the 1990s.
"I was a student, trying to figure out what I was going to do, and I heard a voice telling my I was an artist," recounted Cahaly, a Lexington native who has had his work exhibited across New England.
Cahaly works on projects both small and large, including a more than 1,000 pound block of marble that he began chiseling away at two summers ago, which, when finished, will be the third biggest rock he has ever completed.
A sculpting instructor for nearly 15 years, Cahaly spent 11 years teaching the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, and opened his own classes in 2010. After several years running studios near Boston, Cahaly is bringing his classes to Bedford.
"The location is great, the old train station has so much character; it is really a great setting to spawn creativity," he said.
Cahaly will be offering a 10-session class on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., a nine- session class on Wednesday nights from 7-10 p.m., and a nine-session class on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. He will also be offering single-session Saturday classes from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 25, Nov. 22, and Dec. 20. According to Cahaly, the classes are offered to carvers of all skill levels, from beginners to experts, and he will be as hands-on, or hands-off, as desired by each individual student.
For more information on the classes and to register, visit http://stonecarvingdust.blogspot.com/. For more information on Cahaly, visit http://www.cahaly.net.

Oct 13, 2014

Rent/Share Studio

Hi, I am looking to share this great 600 ft sq. space with other artists/creative people in need of a work space. -work space geared toward sculpture/crafts -Space has pedestals and stools. -can fit 10-15 people - Beautifully restored second floor space. (Many Windows, private bathroom, baseboard heating and ac). - ample parking - directly on end of Minute Man Bike Path - reasonable rates. please contact with intended use... -thanks.

Jun 4, 2013

Team Building/Events

Private Events  New

Corporate 

Family

School

Birthdays

 

'Carving a Path to team building, chip by chip.."

 Your newest team building exercise will involve  creativity, inspiration and stone sculpture. Yes, art – even for those who think they can only paint by numbers (or not at all).
Savvy business owners, corporate HR directors and nonprofit execs are engaging Spirited Art for hands-on team building sessions.
Participants pick up a hammer and chisel and follow easy-to-understand steps from a knowledgeable facilitator who guides the intersection of work and stone sculpture. Through the team process, colleagues begin to carve downs walls, build up camaraderie and share fulfillment of a job well done—all with the right mix of humor and fun. And as a lasting memento, each has their own “masterpiece” to take back to the office.
  There is a bonding which occurs in a studio when ten or more people are collectively pounding on rock! It is one of the most 'creatively' rewarding processes  professionals can participate in this modern age of technology and ever looming deadlines.

-half day/full day sessions.
-combo packages
-option of food and beverages

Please contact for rates and availability
stonecarvingdust@gmail.com
 781-258-9530

Jan 23, 2013

Stone and Tools for sale


Please e-mail stonecarvingdust@gmail.com 
to inquire about stone and/or tool purchase!


Translucent White Alabaster
The alabaster is a species of marble, distinguished for being light, and of a beautiful white colour, almost transparent.
 -assorted weights from 6 - 30ibs.  $4.00/pound.





Used/New Hand Carving Sets
1 point chisel
1 tooth chisel
2 flat chisels
2 files
1 pound hammer

used/$85.00  new/$115.00

Dec 5, 2012

The Art of Scott Cahaly

Art of Scott Cahaly

 

http://www.cahaly.net

 

Click on secure website link above to see Scott's personal art website.

Micro Gallery





For more sculptures click on
http://www.cahaly.net/#!scottcahalysculpture/c158d


 'Dragonesque'
 alabaster
 12x13x6” 
  $5,000.00
'Astral Ascension'
  14x9x8”
   soapstone
   $5,000.00








                                                                               






'Satori'
life size
Vermont Marble
$25,000.00                                                                       

Nov 8, 2012

Contact/Location

 781-258-9530 

Or Email stonecarvingdust@gmail.com

Scott's Stone Carving Classes

80 Loomis Street
Bedford, MA 01730
Ample Parking

MBTA accessible #62 bus goes right past it.
http://mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/bus/routes/?route=62&direction=I&timing=W&RedisplayTime=Redisplay+Time