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Carving animals

The amount of requests to learn how to carve animals is very much the norm at the moment, second onl......

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Carving Animals on Pine Pillars

The doorbell rang one evening and I was faced with a man brandishing two turned pine pillars, each a......

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Maker of the Week - Patricia Simons

Ceramic artist Patricia simons says that she has always loved throwing on the wheel: "For the first ......

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Woodcarver of the Year 2012

Even though we have only just announced our 2011 winner, it's time to start thinking about what ......

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International Woodcarver of the Year

Even though we have only just announced our 2011 winner, it's time to start thinking about what ......

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From the Workshop - Part 7

At last we have had a few days of weather more usual for Springtime. I don’t think I have ever see......

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Fan Carved Dove

This bird is made from one piece of wood. Yes, that's right... one piece! The technique is calle......

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Mock Turtle

This turtle has the advantage of having a flat base so while being three-dimensional, it can be carv......

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Animal inspiration

I am receiving ever more requests for dimensions, plans and multi-angle views of animals and birds i......

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Technical Thursdays - Form and Detail

One of the biggest problems facing any tutor of sculpture, whether in clay, stone or wood, is that o......