January Guild Meeting - Mary May on Carving the Acanthus Leaf

  • January 09, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual on Zoom - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89049158538?pwd=cGFkTGxhRzFHZHpVekovL2dTdEIxZz09

Mary May’s presentation will focus on Carving the Acanthus Leaf; a topic in which she is well versed having written a book by that name. She will discuss how the acanthus leaf is used in architecture and furniture and will show how to draw the leaf using both geometric techniques and freehand. She will also demonstrate how to carve the details in an acanthus leaf. General carving topics such as: Which tools to start with, sharpening, wood selection, etc will be touched upon.  There will be ample time for your questions.  If you are not familiar with Mary May it is recommended that you visit her on-line carving school at: www.marymaycarving.com prior to the meeting.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89049158538?pwd=cGFkTGxhRzFHZHpVekovL2dTdEIxZz09

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