Details add to any carving. Feathers are tough to carve but worth the practice. Some simple hair ties, and a head dress, along with those feathers, can make a carving really pop! I am considering not cutting in pupils. What do you think?
Tag: cottonwood bark
Young man in cottonwood bark
This guys was fun. I loved the way his hair ended up. I did not plan it this way but some times things are revealed and work out as the art progress.
Gifted the Seaman to my brother Mark
Young Indian in Bark
Carved this one. I added a feather and also a hair tie. Used a great book “Carving the Native American Face” by Terry Kramer and also a carving by Alec Lacasse.
American Indian in Cottonwood Bark
Memorial Day Weekend Project
Cotton Wood Bark From British Columbia
I can’t wait to carve these guys. Such amazing bark, I don’t want to waste them!