Wood Spirit General Instructions Part Two
By L.S. Irish
For your convenience we have placed all of the images on this page on one large file.
Click on the image name below. When the image has opened in your browser, right hand click on the image. In the menu select ‘Save Image As’. Eye Carving Details.
The first image on this page shows a well developed eye lid overhang. This dramatic drop in carving levels between the eye and the lid casts a shadow that will emphasize your carving. This image also shows the pupil placement. By carving the pupil into the eye area the pupil will be trapped in the shadow of the work. This makes the pupil appear black to the viewer, just as the pupil of the natural eye appears.
Leaf Eaters Pattern package at Art Designs Studio. The classic Medieval Greenman often had long stems and branches of thickly packed leaves coming from his open mouth or nose. Called Leaf Eaters, this pattern package includes fourteen traditional wood spirit-greenman designs that can be used for wood carving, laser engraving, and pyrography. Leafy corners and a new profile design are included.