Wet-Carved Concrete

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Concrete Carving with Elder jones

August 13 – 15, 2024 | Tuesday – Thursday

  • Times – Tues: 1 pm – 4 pm | Wed: 9 am – 6 pm | Thur: 10am-12pm
  • Experience – All levels of experience are welcome, Beginner to Advanced
  • Registration – Click the Cancellation Policy tab above.
  • Location – Sedona Arts Center, Theatre Studio
  • Materials –  Included in the fee

Learn to build forms, prepare sand mix concrete, sculpt and hand carve in the soft matrix. in this wet-carved concrete workshop.  No power tools or hammer and chisel are required.   Students will be given a working understanding of Portland cement and the variety of possibilities the technique offers. Choose to make either a planter or sculpture of about 25 lbs. By the end of the carving day everyone will have completed their piece short of it having to sit overnight to cure before handling.

Visit Elder Jones’ website to see more here!


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Elder Jones

Elder Jones

Elder Garrison Jones is a native “baby boomer” of Chattanooga Tennessee. He received his undergraduate, biology and art, and graduate, biology, degrees at Middle Tennessee State University.

He was the only apprentice of the late Jack B. Hastings where he was exposed to wet-carving sand mix concrete and has developed his own style over the past forty years. He is also is a graduate of the School of Healing Arts, The Estuary, in Nashville Tennessee with abilities in Kabbalistic and Auric healing.

Currently his studio and vegetable garden is in the mountains of western North Carolina.

For more information, visit Elder Jones website

All materials included in the workshop fee.


Cancellation Policy


  • Each student must enroll individually
  • Students may register online or by calling the Sedona Arts Center’s Administrative Offices in the Art Barn, toll-free at 888-954-4442 or locally at 928-282-3809
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express are accepted or student may pay with cash or check by registering in person during office hours at the Art Barn

In-Person and Online Workshops

  • Payment in full is due upon registration, or a payment plan can be put in place by the student upon check-out through Sezzle.
  • There is a $125 Cancellation Fee for any cancellations made before July 13, 2024. Remaining balance will be refunded.
  • There are no refunds after July 13, 2024.
  • If Sedona Arts Center cancels the workshop for any reason, all payments made will be refunded in full.

Note: If traveling to Sedona, we strongly urge students to purchase refundable airline tickets or travel insurance in case of workshop cancellation due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen changes. Sedona Arts Center is not responsible for non-refundable ticket purchases or lodging fees.

Important Message

The Sedona Arts Center is not responsible for providing make-up sessions or issuing refunds, credits, or transfers for courses missed as a result of illness, emergencies, or other events beyond our control. There are absolutely no refunds after the cut-off date for any reason, unless the Sedona Arts Center has to cancel the workshop, then all fees paid will be refunded in full.