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Because soapstone is the softest stone and the easiest to carve, it's the smart choice for beginning stone sculptors.
This imported soapstone features deep, rich, dark green shades throughout and a minimum of striations, due to its purity. It is a beautiful stone when polished to a high sheen.
Sculpture House Soapstone is certified asbestos-free. All weights and dimensions are approximate.
Soapstone Class Pack, 4 Pieces
This class pack contains four, 4 lb pieces of soapstone, each measuring approximately 4" × x 4" × 2".
Soapstone Class Pack, 5 Pieces
This class pack contains five, 2 lb pieces of soapstone, each measuring approximately 4" × 3" × 1½".
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Outstanding Material For A Beginner
By Retired Bob
from Clifton Park, NY
Comments about Sculpture House Sea Mist Soapstone:
Blicks soapstone is wonderful for carving and polishing. The stone is easy to cut to size with a hacksaw, works very nicely with carving tools. The polished stone has a great color and shine.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Great stone, easy to work with - will definitely buy again
from Belgrade, MT
Super easy to shape and cut, and the learning curve wasn't too steep for basic carving. It polished easily and beautifully, and I'm looking forward to exploring more in to the art after trying this - it's a great medium for a beginner like me.
from Webster, MA
I was impressed how quickly I received my order. I came in earlier than anticipated.
By Sculpture Teacher
from Jacksonville, FL
Great product, the soap stone is very smooth and easy to carve. I work as a sculpture teacher and find that its great for beginner and easy to cut with a hack saw, to make smaller pieces for my beginning student. The larger pieces are always interesting because you get a variety of interesting shapes and forms. Most of the smaller pieces are cut in block shapes.
from La Salle, IL
I love picking out my own soapstones, looking at the shapes and imagining what they might become. But since I have no place to pick out stones near my home, and I live about 100 miles froom the nearest Dick Blick, I have been buying soapstone online through them for a while now. I love the speedy delivery and the fact that the stones are in rectangular blocks so that I know what I will get when ordering sight unseen. The stones are not too brittle or soft and not too hard either. I can usually achieve the end result I desire. As an art teacher, I like the fact that the stones I purchase for my students are all pretty much the same and a bit less brittle so that they all have similar material to work with. I did not give this product 5 stars because I would like to have a bit more variety in color. On rare occasions that I am able to buy in the Dick Blick stores, there are a few color choices. But when I buy online, I am stuck with the dark green/black stones.
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Good deal and happy with the quality.
Two pound block came nice and square, works like clay is so soft and easy to carve dissolving into talc. It's really excellent. Shipping was fast, certainly worth the buy.
from Corpus Christi
Very easy to work with.
from New York
I was able to sculpt this very easily and it has a beautiful color to it when polished. I will definitely order from here again.
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By Frank the stoneturner
from Maine back woods
the peice os soapstone that I recived was very nicely colored and arived with 2 long sides cut @ right angle w/ a square cut end also wich made it very easy to proces further for use on the lathe. Made a great finised handle on the corkscrew I was making as a gift. It was recived with great pleashure. Made me look good and feel good. The stone had no hiden cracks or flaw, was packed with great care and shiped without any breakage or damage to other items in order I will be ordering more in the futchure the serves was great thanks to you guys
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