The Sculpture Channel

Welcome to the Sculpture Channel

Online stone carving courses.
Sculpture education, revolutionized.

Our Mission

We are here to help you become a better sculptor

Our goal is to help you become a better sculptor.
We aim to do this through a series of online and offline courses that eliminate barriers of modern education such as cost, time, and accessibility. You will be able to learn when your agenda permits and at your own pace.
This is possible by leveraging contemporary media platforms, social networks, and distance-based learning tools and an international network of professionals. 

Our Method

On and offline learning

Whether you are just starting out or have been a sculptor for some time, we have content that can help.
We believe in online learning being the future of education. Even in the education of hands-on skills like stone carving. And that’s why we have developed a series of online stone carving courses that are ideal to start out. Beside our online courses, we also offer traditional offline learning options, where our instructor will be at your side, guiding you through every aspect of stone carving. From our experience, our educational programs have nothing to envy the public or private institutions.

On Your Own Terms

You can view the instructional videos an unlimited number of times and learn from home whenever it suits you.

Tailored to Your Needs

Whether you are an absolute beginner or a working professional, we offer learning packages for all levels.

Get the Best Training

Our expert instructor will be your personal trainer. Looking over your shoulder, explaining and showing you in detail how to make progress. 

Join the Community

Make connections, share your work, and discuss lessons on our community forums. Filled with other amazing people with a passion for sculpture.

Simple and Affordable

With courses starting at €149, there's nothing stopping you from mastering a new stone carving skill.

What we do

Educate

We offer a wide variety of online and offline stone carving courses, private tuition and coaching. Besides our paid programs, we also provide free content in the form of stone carving related articles and video tutorials.

Close up of a letter carver's hand holding a chisel while carving Trajan letters on a marble plate

Online courses

Our online courses cover all aspects of stone carving from figurative and ornamental sculpture to lettering and stone masonry. The courses are designed for all skill levels.

One-on-one classes

Private one-to-one tutoring in a fully equipped stone carving studio. These private classes are ideal to boost your experience and can be tailored to your specific needs and interest.

Stone Carving Holidays

We organize one-week-long stone carving retreats in different suggestive venues around Europe. Everything is included, from carving material to the stay. 

Close up of a letter carver's hand holding a chisel while carving Trajan letters on a marble plate

Online Coaching

Portfolio reviews, personalized learning plans, career advice and more through private one-on-one online coaching.

Stone Carving Tutorials

We regularly produce video tutorials where we discuss stone carving related topics.

Blog

Check out our blog for our latest articles and posts on sculpture and stone carving.

Our impact

A Global Reach

Our mission aims at sharing insight and knowledge about sculpture with as many people as possible. The advantages of online education make it possible to reach people all over the globe, as is evidenced by our worldwide student network.

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Testimonials

What our students say

So grateful for the care and detail given to this course. The camera work is superb. You don’t miss a single hammer strike – you are much closer than if you were looking over his shoulder!

Scott Mackenzie

Software developer

Top tier content. The instructor is very knowledgeable and talented. He is also particularly good at breaking things down and teaching them. Not all artists make good teachers, but he definitely makes one.

Ari Bayvertyan

Bookseller and Musician

These courses are amazing! The amount of information provided by the video content and the PDF’s is concise and precisely on point. totally worth the investment!

Gwendolin Leblanc

Researcher

I would highly recommend this course to anyone wishing for a great introduction to stone carving.

Michael Stingle

Musician

These courses are very clear and extremely thorough. As a beginner they have been incredibly helpful. I would recommend them to anyone who wishes to learn the craft of stone carving!

Conor O'Connor

Architect

 This is an innovative pivotal teaching platform that proves that learning to sculpt on-line is possible. I’m so glad I signed up for the courses and I’d highly recommend these courses for anyone who wants to develop their sculpting/carving skills.

Izabell Fagan

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About us

A place to share
our knowledge

The sculpture channel is founded by Athar Jaber, a sculptor and a sculpture lecturer with a PhD in Visual Arts.
With over 12 years of teaching experience, Athar has a broad and expert knowledge in every aspect of working stone, from figurative, decorative, architectural and ornamental carving to letter carving for memorials, signs and plaques, as well as conceptual stone sculpture. Athar started The Sculpture Channel to share his knowledge on the subject of sculpture and stone carving and help people become better sculptors.

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