Carving Progress

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Carving Progress

Carving Progress

I haven’t had time to go through the video yet, however, here is a picture of my first project. I plan to paint this little pooch and finish but I haven’t gotten that far yet.  I’ve also started a boot today while I was home sick (after sleeping most of the day- feeling much improved now): The book this pre-cut out shape came with has instructions to turn it into a cow boy boot but I’m aiming for a witch boot. It’s not going very well. The grain is going toward the heel and I’m having trouble with that.  I

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First Day of Class

Welcome back! Today was the day, I started my new adventure in wood carving with a community education course. You can never be too sure what to expect with community ed courses, the teachers tend to be volunteers or are generally just getting a cut of whatever you’re paying for the course. For this course my teacher was an older neighbor of mine who was doing this as a volunteer. While he did speak about tools, types of wood, and types of carving he wanted to talk primarily about motivation through personal stories. He enjoys spreading happiness through wood carving,

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