Literacy is critical to our advancement as artists
The Sunk Cost Fallacy seems to be everywhere; even in carving.
"Gazing at the Mountains" was an old Samurai skill. It works in other areas as well.
My shop is NOT, an Instagram ready location.
Working directly from the log always offers surprises.
Hand carved sails add a nice touch to a ship portrait.
For me cherry is almost the perfect wood.
some large pieces need to be constructed piece by piece.
woodworkers are masters of recycling from plank to scrap.
taking time to reflect or meditate is never a bad idea before starting in the shop.