Leather Figure Carving Part 1 - Learning the Basics
This class is the first in a 3-part series that introduces the fundamentals of Figure Carving. For the first workshop, Jim teaches the basics of figure carving by creating a horse portrait. The basic skills taught in this class are the core of Figure Carving and it is important a strong foundation before moving forward.
Even those who have done some Figure Carving in the past will find value in this series as it will offer insights and feedback on proper techniques and good habits. Jim Linnell is a Stohlman Award winning leatherworking instructor who has dedicated his life to the advancement of the art form and the preservation of its history.
A tool list, pattern, and photocarve for this video are available at https://elktracksstudio.com/collections/free-patterns/products/pattern-for-figure-carving-pt-1-learning-the-basics