Carving – Of Green Men and Woodspirits

Green Man 1

Dian had on several occasions suggested I should try carving ethereal subjects such as wizards.
I spotted a wood carving magazine with an instructive article¬† by Chris Pye, a revered English carver titled “Green Men”. A recently acquired a huge slab of prime Yellow Cedar¬† 12 ft long x 9″ thick at the butt and 30″ wide to cut a chunk about a a foot square and 4″ thick. This proved to be a most enjoyable and satisfying piece to work through and inspired me to further work in this style

Wood Spirit 1

 

Fir Bark Man

 

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