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The Brits have never been particularly enthusiastic about caricature carving so I didn't anticipate that he would get much of a reception.

How wrong could I be?

He appeared at the monthly meeting of the Essex region of the BWA carving compact caricatures started carving quietly for Pete anyway! Within ten minutes the whole of carving compact caricatures assembled gathering, bar one, had sat down and were busy following Pete's instructions to carve a small face on the corner of a piece of basswood Tilia Americana.

This has now become the norm for each of the two subsequent visits he has made to the UK except that any teaching sessions that are arranged with him now are fully subscribed before he arrives!

Pete has that effect! His enthusiasm is enormous and highly infectious.


Wherever he goes he has knives and pieces of wood handy. He came to carving compact caricatures me play cricket one day and within fifteen minutes had a masterclass with the boys on the pavilion balcony!


Getting them to stop to carving compact caricatures in to bat was an unexpected experience! The head viewed from the front and from the top is an oval shape. Viewed from the side profile view it is as wide as it is tall.

The head is narrower than the shoulders and is set slightly forward on the body. Cut out the ridge below the v-cut. Arms see photos below: The shoulders are carving compact caricatures the back of the body.

Carving Compact Caricatures

The elbows are at belt level or just above the hips. The armpit is halfway between the elbow and the shoulder.

When drawing the arm, first locate the elbow, then the wrist, draw the line from elbow to wrist, then draw the rest of the arm. What can hands be doing?

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Carve a slight curve in the back of the torso. Add carving compact caricatures to the pants behind the knees by making small v-cuts with the knife.

Many of his carvings are western scenes and they usually depict the cowboy in humorous situations. This basswood carving is finished in light acrylic washes. Bob, a soon to be retired Carving compact caricatures in the College of Agriculture at the University of California, Davis enjoys carving carving compact caricatures American cowboy in humorous situations.

It is finished in light acrylic washes. Tom is best known for his highly successful series of over 50 books on caricature carving. His Appalachian carving style typically places both people and animals in humorous situations. In this carving the old duffer is clearly satisfied with his shot.

Joe, a life-long art student, has interests in many art forms including portrait drawing, Chinese brush painting, calligraphy, stained glass, cartooning, and pottery.

Most recently he studied cartoon animation and clay animation at the Disney Institute.

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