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    Carving a picnic basket

    I thought a few of you might enjoy this. I'm finishing up a large limestone trees tump tombstone with a lot of personal details; elements that tell of the couple's lives together. I just posted a timelapse video on youtube, carving the rattan picnic basket.
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    Free art book downloads

    The Metropolitan Museum in New York has over 1400 publications online as .pdf's for free download, and a couple hundred more for online reading. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/metpublications/titles-with-full-text-online You can do a search for subjects like armor (159 results), engraving (149...
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    Carving stylized foliage in limestone

    Carving limestone with a small hand held pneumatic hammer and an assortment of chisels. I think it's pretty similar to what you guys do in metal, but perhaps I'm being a bit looser and less precise, just going with the flow and going for the flow. Let me know what you think. Most of the...
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    Genovese scroll work

    I just spent some more time in Genoa, doing further research on the Staglieno cemetery. (some of you are familiar with the book I wrote last year on that magnificent place). I spent a day walking around town photographing the architectural ornament, and took these photos of scrollwork and...

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