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wood carving
The Compleat Sculptor
The Compleat Sculptor is where I began my stone carving journey in 1999. They've got everything for sculptors, including a quarry's worth of stones!
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Black Walnut in Vise
I'm using a vise to hold my black walnut wood piece as I carve a place that's hard to reach. A good vise is like another set of hands!
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Photographer shooting sculptures
I had a great time with my photographer as he shot my two newest sculptures. At the end of the shoot, he excitedly grabbed some "informal" shots.
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Pack-up at Lorrie's
Sculptor Lorrie Goulet is sending eleven sculptures from her New York City studio to the Polk Museum in Florida for her retrospective exhibition.
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Pine Wood End Grain
When I first saw it, I was impressed by the strong grain patterns of this southern yellow pine lumber. So I turned it into a sculpture (of course)!
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C C Griffin Carving Black Walnut Piece
I'm in the studio examining a black walnut log. It's total stream-of-consciousness as I think out loud about what I plan to do.
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Black walnut log
Spongy Areas Have to Go! I’m just starting on my black walnut log. There are some spongy areas in the whitish sapwood that I’m investigating.
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First Black Walnut Piece
This is a post that describes the beginning of a piece in black walnut wood. It starts at the point of splitting the log in half.
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"Kaia" legs during carving
Here's a short video showing the different stages of carving the wood sculpture "Kaia", from the blocking stage to completion.
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Eight years ago I began an apprenticeship with master sculptor Lorrie Goulet. She's passing on as much of her 70+ years of experience to me as possible.
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