Archive for the ‘etude’ Category

Woodcarving Etudes continued

Sunday, April 15th, 2012
photo of 6 decorative woodcarvings

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Or, if you are learning Italian, these etudes are “Esercizio di intaglio e scultura.”

 

These snapshots are relative sizes. Smallest is 4″ x 4″.

 

fan: Mike Henderson
seed pod: jpully
fiori a 8 petali: Frederick Wilbur
altre stelle: Enrico Rimoldi

Woodcarving Etudes

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012
photo of 10 practice pieces

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Why is it that the word “etude” is used only for musical practice pieces? Why not for drawings or woodcarvings?

These etudes are after Mary May, Frederick Wilbur,  Kurt Koch, and Chris Pye. These pieces range in size from 4″ x 4″ to 8″ x 4″, and a bit longer for the moldings.

Etude – Board and Bat House

Sunday, August 21st, 1983

board and bat style houseafter Frank Lohan

pen and ink on bristol board

size: 9 inches by 7 inches

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Etude – Barn 2

Thursday, August 11th, 1983

barn and siloafter Frank Lohan

pen and ink on bristol board

size: 9 inches by 7 inches

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Etude – Mailbox

Wednesday, August 10th, 1983

mailbox on a post near a rail fenceafter Frank Lohan

pen and ink on bristol board

size: 5 inches by 7 inches

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Etude – Trees

Tuesday, August 9th, 1983

trees on a hillsideafter Frank Lohan

pen and ink on bristol board

size: 5 inches by 8 inches

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