Lettering

Carving Calla Lilies in Low Relief

This 2 episode lesson shows how to carve two, intertwined calla lilies as a rustic housewarming/wedding present for newly weds. These are truly unusual flowers and this project is a great challenge for beginners or anyone who wants to learn how to order your cuts for overlapping design elements.

2018-06-05T19:39:16-04:00 May 23rd, 2018|

Carving the Marine Corps Emblem

This 3 episode lesson shows how to carve the eagle, globe, and anchor emblem of the U.S. Marine Corps. There are a lot of overlapping elements in this projects and just 3/16" deep.

2018-05-03T16:05:11-04:00 May 2nd, 2018|

Carving a Chinese Medallion

This single episode lesson shows the process for carving a medallion inscribed with a household blessing in traditional Chinese calligraphy reading, "May you live ten-thousand generations."

2017-06-05T10:53:19-04:00 June 7th, 2017|

Carving a Christmas Greeting

This lesson teaches how to carve a kind of script lettering that seems to echo holiday cheer, especially in the words "Merry Christmas." This design could easily be personalized with a family name and given as a gift.

2017-04-08T23:47:39-04:00 December 16th, 2015|

Carving Stylized Serif Lettering in Capitals

This lesson shows how to carve a stylized, serif lettering in capitals. With the examples "M", "A", "R", "I" and "O" you will get an understanding of how these lines differ from their traditional forms to carve a stylized alphabet and possibly even design your own!

2017-04-09T00:34:20-04:00 May 21st, 2014|

Carving Traditional Serif Lettering in Capitals

Have you every wanted to make you own hand-carved sign? Maybe as a gift? The letters "R" and "S" contain all the lines you need to learn the basics for carving the traditional serif alphabet in capitals.

2017-04-08T17:01:11-04:00 February 24th, 2013|