Next workshop: October 10-19, 2019




USD $2,990

• 50% non-refundable deposit required to reserve a spot.  Balance due by August 15, 2019.



• Tuscany Study Alumni Discount: $100 off


Tuition includes the following:

• Studio rental and work space equipped with electricity and air.

• Expert guidance by the Tuscany Study staff. Demos in particular carving techniques, and explanations of processes happening around the studio (pointing, enlargement, etc.) will be offered throughout the workshop. We will mentor you in all aspects of stone sculpture, including:

· Stone characteristics and selection
· Avoiding defects, and repairing breaks
· Carving and finishing techniques
· Tool selection and use
· Caring for your stone, and how to transport it safely

• Guided field trip to local points of interest (options include Staglieno Cemetery and Florence).

• Guided field trip to Fantiscritti marble quarries.

• Two guided field trips to Pietrasanta for tool acquisition.

• Delicious, freshly prepared lunches every weekday.

• Welcome and final dinners with phenomenal Italian cuisine.


Tuition does Not include:

• Lodging
• Airfare
• Stone
• Personal work tools and safety gear
• Crating, shipping, and customs
• Any other expense not listed on this form or on the website


Payments within the United States:

Write • Venmo (free bank-to-bank transfers):
• Check or money order: contact for details)
• Paypal (2.9% fee):
• Domestic wire transfer ($15 fee, contact for details)


Payments outside of the United States:

• International wire transfer ($40 fee, contact for details)
• Paypal (3.9% fee):

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*In order to qualify for the Advanced Independent Study Course and the Portrait Study Course, you must provide proof of qualifications.*
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I understand and agree that Tuscany Study, Stephen Shaheen and staff, and Tuscan Stoneworks LLC, cannot be responsible for loss, damage, theft of personal belongings, personal injury, accidents or illness. This includes but is not limited to any and all injury, illness, damage, loss, or claim of any kind which may be caused by any failure or defect in any premises, any vehicle or any equipment or through the acts of neglect or default of any company or person engaged in arrangements of the workshop or due to any cause whatsoever occurring during the workshop. The workshop operators cannot be held responsible for loss or additional expenses due to delay or changes in schedules or other causes, or for delays or irregularities occasioned by cancellation by the airline; overbooking or strikes by airline, hotels, ground service, acts of God, etc. I understand and agree that I will participate in the workshop at my own risk. In consideration of my participation in the workshop, I hereby release and covenant not to sue Tuscany Study, Stephen Shaheen and staff, and Tuscan Stoneworks LLC, for any alleged acts of negligence or other default related directly or indirectly to my participation in the workshop and my related living and travel within Italy. I understand and agree that the participants are responsible for arranging their own international travel, and that the organizers of this workshop cannot be held responsible for loss or additional expenses due to delay, cancellation, or changes in schedule due to any cause. I understand that the workshop organizers recommend that all participants purchase trip insurance to cover these risks, and also obtain international health and accident insurance. I will obtain my doctor’s approval of participation in the workshop. I have read and agree to the terms and conditions of my participation as described herein. I agree to all the conditions discussed on this website or brochure and agree to obtain international health and accident insurance. I hereby acknowledge and agree that by checking below on this Release of Liability and Indemnity Agreement, it shall be treated as a signature binding me to the terms and conditions contained in the agreement. I authorize Tuscany Study, LLC to accept this checked agreement of the Release of Liability, and Indemnity Agreement as the original document and signature.
Travel Insurance and Course Cancellation *
Students are advised to purchase travel cancellation insurance and are advised against the purchase of non-refundable airline tickets. In the event it becomes necessary, Tuscany Study and Tuscan Stoneworks, LLC reserve the right to cancel or modify this program. Should program cancellation occur, all monies would be refunded. The workshop is subject to cancellation should registration be insufficient to cover expenses. In this case, the deposit and fees will be refunded in full. Fee adjustments may be made for fluctuations in currency exchange in excess of 5% of the Euro:US Dollar rate of €1: $1.18 used when planning this course. A 50% deposit reserves a spot on the course; this deposit is refundable in full minus a $125 administrative fee if notice of cancellation is received in writing prior to August 1, 2019. Course must be paid in full by August 15, 2019 to guarantee a spot on the trip. If tuition is paid in full, cancellations must be submitted in writing before August 15, 2019, to receive a refund of half tuition. After April 15, 2019, no refunds will be issued for cancellation.