i have begun the preparatory work for a new bust carving. and this means, i started making a clay model to fix my idea.
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autumn begins

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I’ve done this once before and for some reason many seemed to enjoy it. It’s not about carving but about other facets that surround carving and places I end up. So, A day in my life.

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Again,, so many things swirling in my head. A thought here,, a quote there. Random in appearance but are all parts of a puzzle. They show up for a reason. To me anyway.

I watch the tutorials Doris does so well. I remember posts and questions from other sites. I see and hear about frustrations new carvers have. Quotes such as ” An apprentice tries to remember all his master told him… a Master just practices his craft”. I remember snippets from books,, one in particular Drawing on the Right side of the brain. Examples given there that I believe apply to carving. My recent additions to “Tryptich” and the apparently off handed comment I made about not having to think when I carve.

Ahh,, it all came together and here is the story as I see it….
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