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My first acanthus leaf

I got some difficulties with the eyes and the pipes especially that it's carved in mahogany (sapele). But, I was happy for my first experience in acanthus leaf.

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I also have trouble with eyes,start off great but when the carving is finished they just don't look right

 

 

Mark,

That's your first acanthus leaf?? That really turned out amazing, and the eyes are fine. As long as they appear to be the deepest part of the carving they work! And working with sapele is not for the faint hearted.

Keep going!

Mary

Thanks Mary, I had stop carving for a time as I was on essential services, my schedule was upside down. I'll begin again in August.