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Fantasy Wizard

Fantasy Wizard

Customize this caricature wizard by changing the staff and paint colors By Don Dearolf After the Harry Potter books and movies came out, I was inspired to carve a wizard. That took a back seat to some of my other projects, but when The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey came out, I […]

by September 28, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk, Fall Carving
Behind the Scenes: Jim and Joan’s Pumpkin Heads Class

Behind the Scenes: Jim and Joan’s Pumpkin Heads Class

Get a behind-the-scenes look of the WCI staff carving and painting pumpkin heads under the tutelage of Jim and Joan Hiser! Then check out the full step-by-step project in our fall issue.     Get the Fall 2022 Issue For more articles like this, subscribe to Woodcarving Illustrated magazine. Plus! Get […]

by July 29, 2022 Behind the Scenes
Halloween Santa

Halloween Santa

Santa lovers will delight in this autumnal take on a classic design By Russell Scott Our Undercover Santa is at it again. This time, he is out on Halloween night, watching how the children behave. Christmas is still a little while away, but when you’re compiling naughty-and-nice lists, every moment […]

by July 28, 2022 Fall Carving
Mr. Vacation’s Suitcase

Mr. Vacation’s Suitcase

Carve your tourist a suitcase big enough for him to travel the world with By Wayne Laramore I decided to give my vacationer from the summer issue a suitcase for traveling. Of course, it needed to be tattered and worn. Attach the pattern to blank or sketch it on, if desired. Use […]

by May 2, 2022 Patterns & Projects
Patriotic Bear

Patriotic Bear

Celebrate the stars and stripes with a droll version of Uncle Sam By Mike Shipley As you can see, even the forest has its own Uncle Sam. If you prefer, though, you could choose a different color scheme and paint the bear to resemble Abe Lincoln, a leprechaun, or even […]

by June 2, 2021 eNews: Strop Talk, Patterns & Projects
Relief Carve an Autumn Scene

Relief Carve an Autumn Scene

Use acrylic paints to add color to this charming design By Robert Biermann Most of my work is done in the intaglio style and focuses on faces and figures. This landscape is technically an intaglio carving because the carving is lower than the background, but it does have more of […]

by November 12, 2019 Fall Carving, Patterns & Projects
Gorgeous Grown-up Color “Wheel”

Gorgeous Grown-up Color “Wheel”

Learn color theory—and make a beautiful project—with just five paints By Lora S. Irish   Overwhelmed by the paint aisle? Not sure of the difference between yellow-orange and orange-yellow? Completely confused when people talk about primary and secondary colors? This project will answer those questions by helping you create a […]