Wood Carving Most Wood Carvers Are Familiar With The Concept Of Relief Carving From The Very Beginning Of Their Carving Experience Probably Even Earlier In Contrast I Would Hazard To Guess That Few Of The Same Carvers Are Familiar With The Opposite Of Relief Known As Intaglio Nevertheless Many Carvers Wittingly Or Unwittingly Have Incorporated Intaglio Techniques In Their Work As You Might Guess Chip Carving Is A Very Specific Form Of Intaglio
Wood carving most wood carvers are familiar with the concept of relief carving from the very beginning of their carving experience probably even earlier in contrast i would hazard to guess that few of the same carvers are familiar with the opposite of relief known as intaglio nevertheless many carvers wittingly or unwittingly have incorporated intaglio techniques in their work as you might guess chip carving is a very specific form of intaglio is post about Magazine bookmarked by leonard with ID 13775893142 was uploaded on 09-01-2019 and has been viewed 429,345 times.
Intaglio The New World Dictionary defines intaglio as: "1.a design or figure carved, incised, or engraved into a hard material so that it is below the surface; 2.something, as a gem or stone, ornamented with such a design or figure: opposed to cameo; 3.
The art or process of making such designs or figures".In other words, intaglio is the process of making a negative image.Oddly enough, few people are aware of the origin of the term intaglio.Most people are familiar with the name Michelangelo, but have never heard of his contemporary who indeed was an individual named Intaglio.
Apparently, Intaglio was a worker in a quarry where Michelangelo got his marble.On one occasion, after extracting a huge piece of marble for Michelangelo's use, Intaglio experienced his own epiphany when he noted the exceptional beauty of the freshly cut rock face.
This creative revelation inspired him to develop his own art form - the process we know today as intaglio.For a wood carver, the technique of intaglio can be used very effectively either alone or in combination with relief.
No special carving tools are required; instead, the emphasis must be placed on careful planning and even more...