The Art of Stone Carving
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The Art of Stone Carving

Simple & step by step guide for creating amazing stone murals
4.2 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
19 students enrolled
Created by Krutika Avlani
Last updated 1/2016
Price: $30
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Master the skills of sculpting
  • Mark and create levels on stone
  • Refine and polish the mural
  • Apply color and give finishing touches to the design
View Curriculum
  • AAC block - 8x12 inches
  • Flat Chisel - 1/4 inch and 3/4 inch
  • Artists oil color - ochre yellow or similar
  • Flat paint brush - 1 inch
  • White wall paint with glossy finish
  • White Glue
  • Carbon paper
  • Kitchen knife
  • Sand paper
  • Clear Epoxy Lacquer spray
  • Face mask and apron

Stone Carving is one of the oldest form of representational art. In this form of sculpture, light weight cement blocks are carved by removing in a pre determined way to achieve the desired design.

Master the Ancient Art of Sculpting in Simple and Easy steps

  • Sketching or Tracing the design
  • Line work and Cross Cutting Techniques
  • Marking & Roughing out Levels
  • Refining Design Stage
  • Finishing & Polishing the Mural
  • Coloring & Glazing Stage

This course teaches you to carve a stone with simple household tools like knife cutters and chisels through easy to digest video modules. You will learn crucial carving techniques that will enable you to create numerous beautiful stone murals. If you are an art enthusiast and keen to learn a new and unique art form then this is the course for you. Lets get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone with a creative mind and who has a zeal to learn new art forms
  • This course is meant for students aged 15 years and above
  • No prior knowledge is required
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
1: Introduction
2 Lectures 10:13

In this lecture, you will get an idea of what is the type of stone, which designs you can carve and what type of tools are required..

Preview 01:24

In this lecture, you will trace the selected design on stone

Preview 08:49
Sculpt the Stone
5 Lectures 36:41

Chisel the design on stone with knife.

Line Work with Knife

This is the basic and most crucial step to start with carving.

Cross cutting

As the name says, you will mark the levels for sculpting.

Mark the levels

In this lecture, you will learn how to scratch away the useless chunk of stone to create the background.

Roughing out: 1

Roughing out: 2
Refine the Design
5 Lectures 45:24

We start refining the design on the stone, starting with the petals of the flower. In this process, you will learn various carving techniques to give overlapping look and depth to the petal.

Petals - 1

In this lecture, we will complete refining the whole flower.

Petals - 2

We will scrape a layer and make the leaves go below the flower by giving gradual slope. Also, veins has to be below the flower but raised above the leaves to give a realistic appearance.


In this lecture, we will deepen the portion by cross hatching and scratching pattern, giving a defined look.

Side Big leaf

Side Small Leaf
Finishing Stage
2 Lectures 19:55

We will polish each and every section and file the sharp edges of the mural with sand paper .

Polish the Mural

In this lecture, you will learn to prepare a paste and apply it on the pores of the mural.

Filling the Pores
Coloring Stage
6 Lectures 35:41

Apply two coats of water to the mural before we start coloring.

Water Coat

We will give a thin watery base coat of white emulsion color.

Base Coat of White Color

We will cover up all the grey spots of stone completely by giving a thick coat of white color.

2nd Coat of White Color

We will apply diluted oil paint onto the whole mural with our choice of color scheme.

Oil Painting

We will create a unique style of shading which is possible only with oil paints.

Rubbing Shading Technique

Now that we are done with the coloring, we will give two to three coats of clear lacquer spray and varnish the mural.

Glazing the Mural
About the Instructor
Krutika Avlani
4.2 Average rating
5 Reviews
19 Students
1 Course

Krutika Avlani is an avid art and craft enthusiast based in Mumbai, India. She has advanced certification course in arts. She was interested in arts right from childhood and always kept herself updated with new art mediums and craft techniques. Having transformed her passion into a profession, she has conducted workshops at art studios and premier institutions. Also, participated in various exhibitions across Mumbai in last five years and won many accolades for the same. Her workshops cater to both kids and adults, covering a diverse range of categories from kids craft to large wall murals including different mediums like paper, clay, wood, stone, metal, glass, etc.