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Belleville Holzschnitzers 43rd Midwestern Woodcarvers Show
Posted On 08/28/2013 09:02:11 by dennisgordon
I would like to invite everyone to the Belleville Holzschnitzers 43rd annual Woodcarving Show to be held the first full weekend of November.  That would be November 2 and 3 this year.  We are looking for vendors and visitors.  For more information you can visit our site at www.holzschnitzers.com or call Tom or Jen Kreyling at 314-623-0208.  They can also be reached by email at [email protected].  We have many visitors and vendors who are on their way to D... Read More

a hard fight
Posted On 09/20/2012 19:36:24 by ancizar
hello everybody my name is David Pinzon, i'm from colombia, and i began to carve 4 year ago, its a really hard life, I carvethink in every, golf ball, billar balls, wood, bone, bronze, stone,plastic, but its really dificult, in my country, it has lost the art,they  only interests in the conseptual art, for that reason and carver like me have to fight alone, actually i cant carve, i have problems in my arns, bud food , I making  changes to get back to carve... Read More

Jan. 7, 2012
Posted On 01/07/2012 20:24:43 by MissVic
Wow.. time flies and another year has passed by.  Though I didn't accomplish a great deal of carving, I did some.  Took one class from Trudy carving my 1st bottle stopper. Carved a bark house for my land lady's 89th birthday gift. Put my 1st face in bark with the little Santa.  Finished a Jon Nelson Santa for my sister, and 2 boxes I'd purchased from Sheila Hunter.  My experiment with them was using the nail polish they paint decorations on finger nails with to color the... Read More

Hal Harsin
Posted On 10/22/2011 18:01:51 by dennisgordon
I learned several weeks ago that one of our very talented members had passed away.  Hal Harsin belonged to the same carving club as I and I feel blessed to have known him.  I have made him the featured member and will leave his pages up for awhile.  I hope all who read this will click on his picture and visit his site.  He was not only a very talented carver but also woodworker.  He enjoyed almost all aspects of woodworking.  I remember that he brought in for show a... Read More

Painting Woodcarvings
Posted On 03/31/2011 19:01:02 by mmmurph
One of my major "hangups" is painting my woodcarvings.  I have seen several carvings which were painted by long time carvers and the carvings were beautifully painted.  Shadows in the right places, highlights as well etc. etc. I have 2 carved busts which I carved and had the help of a well known carver and painter.  What a difference.  I am a bit color blind and depend on the labels on the paint bottles for help with the colors. I do want to do a GOOD job in painting my carvi... Read More

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