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Carved Bear nears completion

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After another couple of good sessions, my wood carving of a bear is almost complete. I am finding it quite similar to painting in respect of knowing when it is finished. Being my first attempt at carving, it is tempting … Continue reading

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Bear Carving – progress report

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Having enjoyed the early stages of cutting out the rough shape of the bear from the piece of lime wood, I am now attempting the more detailed carving work. Having had no previous experience of wood carving, I am basically … Continue reading

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Learning to carve a bear from wood

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Although my art background is in painting, I have always wanted to try woodcarving and other forms of sculpture. This is the first time I have seriously set about the task of carving an object so I was determined to … Continue reading

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Stephen Hayward and the Mermaid of Balintore

  Sculptor Steve Hayward of Hilton, Easter Ross, is best known for his 10 foot sculpture of a mermaid that adorns the rocks at the fishing village of Balintore. Hayward worked with project co-ordinator Will Aitken to produce the sculpture … Continue reading

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