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Canada Goose In the last issue, I introduced you to the Johnson Method for Direct Carving.The Johnson Method is an effective process for carving a three-dimensional subject without creating a detailed pattern or clay model for reference.
Instead, the Johnson Method uses a simple wire skeleton to help position the subject accurately in the wood.Subsequently, carving can be done with confidence that the wrong wood won't be removed.This project - carving a Canada Goose with its head turned - is a very simple application of the Johnson Method.
I will also show you a method for colouring a carving without using paint.CarvingAnatomically speaking, a Canada Goose has a small tear drop head and a large tear drop body connected by a tube.To save time, I drew a profile of my subject onto the wood block and cut it out (the body only from behind the head to the tail) with my bandsaw.
That left a vertical block where the head and neck will be carved using the Johnson Method.For my reference skeleton, I bent a scrap piece of electrical wire (nice and fat so it will show in the photos) to match the head and neck of...