Thursday 22 August 2013

Ouroboros chip carved plate, Elder Scrolls Online

Chip carving in a 10'' basswood plate, finished with mahogany gel stain.
Ouroboros is a mythological symbol showing usually serpent eating its own tail, so it is a great pattern for chip carving on a plate. This design; showing a dragon, a lion and a snake; is an official logo for the upcoming game Elder Scrolls Online:

The official wallpaper of the game:

Tracing the pattern:

Finished chip carving:

Applying the gel stain: