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lady with turban

with this carving i made the first attempt to carve from a clay model i previously made. i built me a simple pointing tool to measure depth, to help to get accuracy. she turned out slightly different, since i tried to correct errors from the clay model. in all, i am very happy with the feel of this carving. there is some information on how she was carved on my blog.

linden, half lifesize, finish is a thin coat of clear matte varnish, followed from a light colored beewax glaze, followed by colored briwax