Now you can say you wrote the book on ornamental design :-)
With your decades of study and application I am sure there will be a wealth of knowledge inside. I'll certainly be obtaining a copy to add to my library.
Bright cut flower cutting sequence.
1. For this flower layout, I used a 1/2" circle on the outer and a 3/32" on the inner. It has been scribed for visual purposes only. I typically use transfer wax and a pencil, but whatever layout technique you prefer will probably work just fine.
2. Next I...
Bright cut scroll cutting sequence.
1. I have wriggled the backbone, I used a 37 flat 40 deg. face and no heel or a very low angled heel I use the low hand technique and over exaggerate the wrist roll to get this type of look. Keep the edge of the tool on the outside edge of my guide line. Also...