Chip Carving a Santa Plate
This two day class is for intermediate and advanced. Carvers who have taken beginners class will find this class challenging but can attend. The Santa will be carved on a 10" rim plate. First Day: Will review proper technique of holding Chip Carving Knife. Will practice how to carve the holly, lettering and parts of the Santa Face (Eyes, Hair and Beard). Will transfer patterns to practice boards. I will demonstrate how to carve the practice and show different techniques to avoid chip outs. I will be observing everyone and helping individuals during practice and demonstrate how to improve their technique. At the end of the day I will teach how to transfer pattern onto 10" rim plate and I will observe and give advice as carvers transfer patterns onto their plates. Second Day: Will review proper technique and practice and answer any questions. We will start carving the plate and I will be observing, demonstrating and giving advice when needed. After lunch I will demonstrate finishing of the project and work on completion. any questions will be answered. Tools: All practice materials and patterns will be supplied. A chip carving knife will be supplied that will be returned or purchased (carvers own knife may be used). Cost $100 plus $20 for the blank. I/A Max 12 Min 5 There will be other materials for sale.