Walter S. Arnold, Sculptor/Stone Carver: Classically trained in Italy. Custom hand-carved stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.

Walter S. Arnold Sculptor/Stonecarver: Classically trained in Italy. Custom hand-carved stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.Classically trained in Italy. Custom, hand-carved, stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.    Call for an estimate:  (847) 568-1188  or  Fely@stonecarver.com
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Carving a Dinosaur Skeleton


Stegosarus stenops:

Stegosaurus skull
Large slab of Bardigelio marble   I carved a fossil skeleton of a stegosaurus in a 1400 lb (600kg) slab of  Bardiglio Imperiale marble, a gray marble from Carrara, Italy.
Moving the stone into the studio Moving the stone into the studio. I carved this piece in Italy.
Carving the fossil The stegosaurus is underway
The shape is emerging

Up to this point the stone was laying flat. It was time to stand it up vertically and carve the central portions.
the dino takes shape Setting up the stone to work vertically
Tail bones Shaping the edges of the stone

Stegosaurus sculpture

The finished sculpture
In this photo it is displayed standing up on a massive stone saw, 
resting against a large block of white statuary marble.

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