Carved by 19th century Salem Architect and carver Samuel McIntire any additional comment by me would be distracting from the vision.
What's old is not necessarily discarded. Not in tools nor skills. My shop is soooooo small that I can only fit one of those tiny 6-inch jointers in it — this is fine for most of the hoop tray portraits that I do. But, the carving of the Cunard liner Servia is much larger, and …
A set French Curves are only the beginning when laying out curves
Practice makes perfect is not a trite truism. Depth of Practice is important, and it can be applied across disciplines.
Success is not a permanent achievement. We have to continually work at maintaining it.
What to hit with: Mallets!
WILL IT LAST? NOT ALL MEDIA BEHAVE WELL IN THE ART WORLD.
Interesting techniques never go away; we just reinvent them.
Examples offer clues for learning that books and videos can't
Neither materials nor tools define you as an artist.