Carving Book Part I: Parts of the face – nose

Carving Book Part I: Parts of the face – nose

I have a few entries for you that should rather be treated as an introduction to a given topic. These will be simple tutorials and as each name suggests, each of you must work out your own way of finally presenting the carved subject. As the first I will introduce...

Me vs Goku vs Beerus

Today I will write shortly about a new experience for me, that is carving in wood based on manga/anime. Let’s start with what kind of reliefs we have. Wikipedia briefly describes it this way: • flat (bas-relief) – relief extends over the surface less than...

Sharp as a razor.

You would say, that sharpening chisels is not something complicated. But with some experience I will tell you – it’s not that easy. There are multiple ways you can get your chisels sharp, including using electro-tools or manual techniques. Sharpening...

Watch out for poplars ;)

Now I will briefly talk about poplar as a material often used in sculptural plein-airs 😉 In the old days of my luminous youth I took part in sculptural plein-airs. Due to the fact that the poplar was a generally available, cheap material and as a young students /...

Why is olive wood not for me (for today)?

With the last delivery of wood, a beautiful olive board arrived. I have never had the opportunity to work with this wood both in the production of furniture or carving. Only sometimes in shops I saw different cutting boards or containers for spices made of olive wood....