This is the final chip carved box I carved for my family in remembrance of my younger brother. Basswood, lined with velvet, sealer and lacquer finish. The design is free form, positive image carving, a design I c.
The patterns of chip carving are geometric designs incised into flat wooden surfaces. Chip carving is surprisingly easy to learn and requires only one or two knives. The work is portable, done on one’s knee, at home or away.
see site for many more - 1895 - Cusack's freehand ornament. A text book with chapters on elements, principles, and methods of freehand drawing, for the general use of teachers and students . by Armstrong, Charles
The Crafter's Workshop - 12 x 12 Doodling Templates - Daisy Doodle: This x Doodling Template from The Crafters Workshop is perfect for accenting and personalizing all of your scrapbook layouts and paper projects.