Leather Pictorial Carving Part 2 - Grass, Bushes, and Cactus
Pictorial Carving can seem mysterious and forbidden to the leather craftsman that has never received some basic instruction on the proper techniques. Once these basic skills are grasped and understood, a new and exciting world of leather carving is opened.
In this 4-part series of classes, Jim walks students through the basic techniques of pictorial carving. Throughout this series of classes, Jim Linnell will guide you through the different elements that make up some of the more popular Pictorial Carving styles to increase your confidence in pushing your leatherwork further.
The second class focuses on grasses, bushes, sage brush, cactus and other ground covering plants. These are the important details that cause a viewer to study your work and be drawn into it.
This 4-part series will be a must for the library of every leather craftsman that wishes to expand their skills beyond floral carving to carving that illustrate the beauty of our world around us.
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.
The free pattern for this video is available at https://elktracksstudio.com/collections/free-patterns/products/free-leather-pattern-for-pictorial-carving-pt-2-grasses-bushes-and-cactus