Friday 8 November 2013

3 years of carving

Happy anniversary to me!
I've just realized it has been exactly three years since I took up the knife to carve.
I spent whole $29.95 plus shipping to learn it all:

I must say I didn't order the carving glove.
Read further to see my very first carving results.
It started with an apple, my first official carving ever:

The other project was supposed to be a cowboy boot,
but I was already getting all confident so I carved some sort of Dr.Martens boot:

And here is my first improvisation.
The basswood blank was supposed to be for a dog but I accidentally cut the face off and ended up
with a rather weird I reshaped the ears and I changed it into a baby lion!

I think it's a pretty accurate baby lion, they could be brothers: