Introduction to Carving (Incised)
Registration deadline is one week before
One 2 1/2 hour session - on Zoom
Burghead Bull design is by Chris Pye
The incised carving style creates line drawings or objects etched into the surface of wood (or linoleum, gourds, soap, etc.) and can be done safely with one tool.
This workshop is for those who have never carved but want to try. It is hands-on but experienced over Zoom. You will be provided with free Basswood, a loaner V-tool and several patterns to choose from.
The bull example above was created by famous author and master carver Chris Pye and published in Woodcarving Illustrated (click here). Students can choose what they carve from a variety of line drawings.
Optionally you can provide your own patterns, wood and tool.
DATES/TIMES - Saturday, 1:30-4:00 PM, date as noted
COST - free tuition, free wood, free loaner tool
The main challenges are getting you the wood and tool and you returning the tool. If necessary you will have to pay for any postage.
WORKSHOP LEADER is Larry Wade, (503-312-7745, firstname.lastname@example.org) ONLINE only until we are safe from the virus, then hybrid.
As soon as the virus protocols allow, we will hold this workshop simultaneously online and in person near Beaverton. However, attendees from a distance are welcome to attend by Zoom.
ZOOM - students must be comfortable using Zoom - participant Information and recommendations are HERE
WOOD - Basswood will be provided. It is the most commonly used carving wood. You can provide your own or alternate wood or material.
REQUIRED BOOK - none