4th November 2016
One of the first carvings that students new to carving execute is to carve a leaf. Students find the leaf, draw it, measure it and design a carving based on the leaf. This exersise will take students through the whole process of being inspired by nature, designing a carving, then executing and finishing that design. Students are frequently amazed at the work that they can accomplish leaving them with a wonderful decorative element to take home with them and the skills to tackle their next accomplishment. Following a just a few examples of some of these efforts.