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Direct Carving - The Johnson Method Direct Carving can be defined as "the process of creating a three dimensional image without using a pattern or a clay model for reference".This is an intimidating proposition for most carvers because of the risk of making a mistake.
The Johnson Method of direct carving eliminates that risk and the accompanying fear of failure.There is no question that the common practice of using a pattern and/or a model helps to accurately produce an image.
The problem is inflexibility.What you see in the pattern or model is all you are going to get.Also, it seems that making a model uses up all your creativity and reduces the carving process to that of a human duplicator machine.
In contrast, flexibility and creativity are the main advantages of direct carving.Using the conceptually simple approach provided by the Johnson Method, you are able to modify your work, either whenever you want to, or when circumstances demand it.
If you notice an attractive grain pattern, you can exploit it.If you encounter some bad wood, you can alter your image to avoid it.If you simply change your mind, you can revise your plan.If you make...