Website sales will resume shortly. This past weekend's show was successful, and I am currently updating my inventory of carvings and pendants.

The Carving Life, by Artist Cindy Presant, stone carving blog

  • Welcome, Spring.

    Welcoming spring, preparing for carving outside, sketching new ideas, works-in-progress.
  • Fireside Chat about Carving Tools

    Good woodworking tools will be sufficient for many carvings.  Basic hand chisels, hand saws, coarse rasps, and rifflers give the ability to carve the softer soapstones, like most Brazilian soapstone. 
  • Resolve to be creative in 2019

    Five creative resolutions for 2019 to be more creative in the New Year: consider writing your own.
  • Carving During Holidays: Arguments with Stone

    I’m working on three pieces right now - one that is giving me a lot of grief, because the stone doesn’t want to be the animal I want it to be;
  • Walking to Clear the Mind and Gather Pebbles

    Picking up beach pebbles is one of my habits...