Post Tagged with: "caricature"

Happy Tree Ornament

Happy Tree Ornament

Quick-carve holiday gift allows you to experiment with making different faces By Larry Green This jovial little caricature really looks great hanging on a Christmas tree. The variety of expressions you could carve for him is endless. Carve one or a forest of ornaments and create on the go by […]

by December 1, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk, Holiday Carving
Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2022, Issue #101

Woodcarving Illustrated Winter 2022, Issue #101

The Winter 2022 issue of Woodcarving Illustrated includes a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, foxchapelpublishing.com or 1-800-457-9112. Scroll down for a sneak peek!    In This Issue […]

by October 28, 2022 Current Issue
Folk Art Trees

Folk Art Trees

Carve these festive trees to go along with your jolly polar bears By Dave Francis Carve these fun and easy evergreen trees to go with the folk art polar bear from the winter issue. I used a 4″ square, 12″ long piece of basswood, but you can use any size […]

by October 28, 2022 Holiday Carving, Patterns & Projects
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
The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three

Create accurate proportions in your figure carvings By Donald K. Mertz The rule of three is an easy way to envision a human figure in a block of wood before and during the carving process. All human figures have the same basic elements. These elements need to be in proportion […]

by September 28, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk, Techniques
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
Tiny Carved Gnome Stumps and Logs

Tiny Carved Gnome Stumps and Logs

Make a log or stump for your gnomes to perch themselves on These little gnomes from the summer issue look great on their own, but they look even better when perched atop a stump in the forest.  To create your own stand for your gnome, follow the provided patterns and […]

by May 2, 2022 Patterns & Projects
Carving a Relief Caricature

Carving a Relief Caricature

Whether you love hiking or hunting, celebrate your hobby with this easy, adaptable project By Eric Owens I love to hike, and when I look at this guy, I just want to strap on my boots and hit the trail! He is a beginner/intermediate project, and most carvers need a […]

by March 3, 2022 eNews: Strop Talk
Bucktooth Birdhouse

Bucktooth Birdhouse

Create the perfect home for this grinning avian By Bruce Ankeny  After carving my sassy feathered friend, make him a home that he can flock to. Follow the instructions below or add your own style to make a house that matches your grinning friend’s big personality! Find the bucktooth bird on page 41 in […]

by January 22, 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