I have completed the Acanthus Leaf Gourd Carving Initial Detailing, and thought I would share a little update on what it took to get here. This project is a semi-repeating pattern with acanthus leaves..
My first gourd carving project was somewhat spur of the moment. I started with the carving itself just trying out the tools to see how the gourd carved. When it was all said and done the one thing I ..
This is one of the funnest stages of every carving that I get to. I affectionately call it the 'ugly duckling' phase of carving.
This is the time somewhere between the beginning and the end where mos..
I've decided that the best thing for me to do is carve the projects that I want to do for my own fine art and bring you along for the ride. What that means is there's going to be a lot more gourd carv..