Soapstone is a metamorphic rock composed mostly of mineral talc. It is a very soft stone and is used to carve sculptures.

Abstract sculpture in Brazilian soapstone
One thing I love about carving stone is the beauty of the mineral deposits that show in the stone. One never knows what one might encounter.
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The Compleat Sculptor
The Compleat Sculptor is where I began my stone carving journey in 1999. They've got everything for sculptors, including a quarry's worth of stones!
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Attach sculpture to base
Ever wonder how sculptures become attached to those bases that they sit upon? In this 20-second video I attach my sculpture "Moriko" to a base. Enjoy!
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