Leather Pictorial Carving Part 3 - Oaks and Leaf Bearing Trees
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 third class covers the huge variety of leaf bearing trees, once again from varying distances so that you can create an interesting and detailed carving.
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.