This is a project I carved for a client who wanted a duplicate carving for a matching headboard. This is a very deep relief of a classical European style carving of a leaf and nut design- probably German.
In this highly detailed and practical lesson from a classical woodcarver, you see every step so you can develop your own carving abilities. It's one of those lessons you'll want to watch again and again.
This lesson includes:
Three video episodes in SD resolution totaling 71 minutes running time. A printable template, tool list and photo. (2 pages)
Consider Using a Casting
It is often very handy having something 3-dimensional in front of you to copy while you carve. Being able to see all the “unknowns” such as depth, subtle cuts, etc. is tremendously helpful. Photos are not always able to show depth, and quite often shadows create a false illusion of shape. I have a casting available for this lesson at My Store on my Cornerstone Creations site.
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