Archive for the ‘Whittle Doodles’ Category

1
Oct

WHITTLE DOODLE mini

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

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A Whittle Doodle Mini is smaller versions of whittle-carving in a small block of basswood, in this case an inch and an eighth square by an inch and seven eighths tall. While the block of wood is smaller so are the carvings that embellish the four sides and top of the block. Doodling with a knife allows for the imagination to take the carver into the adventure of creativity with a serendipity result. Read the rest of this entry »

30
Sep

WHITTLE DOODLE Block for Walking Staff

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

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Here is a Whittle Doodle carved as a segment for a walking stick used as a fund raiser for the Buckeye Round Up in July. Once again it is an example of a variety of intentional doodling with a knife in a block of wood an inch and half square by three inches tall. The visual study of each photo will tell the “rest of the story.” Read the rest of this entry »

29
Sep

WHITTLE DOODLE FACES

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

                                       Whittle Doodle Faces

Carole Williams created a composite photo of the various views of the CCA Whittle Doodle Trade Piece. The way that she combined the various views has emphasized the multiple faces carved into a block of basswood. She is a true artist with the computer and Photo Shop wizardry. Thank you Carole.

 

 

13
Sep

CCA Whittle Doodle

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

                                CCA Trade Piece

Each year at the Annual Meeting of the Caricature Carvers of America each active member participates in trading a carving with each other using a scheduled formula.  The WOOD BEE CARVER carved a Whittle Doodle as his 2015 Trade Piece.  Read the rest of this entry »

10
Jul

WHITTLE DOODLE ~ Double Take

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

The purpose of a Whittle Doodle is to demonstrate what can be carved using only a knife in Whittle-Carving style. Doodling with a knife is an adventure of imagination shaping a block of wood with a variety of carving themes and subjects.

Two WHITTLE DOODLES are showcased here. Read the rest of this entry »

29
May

WHITTLE DOODLE SUPREME

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

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This Whittle Doodle Supreme was commissioned by Rich, Holli and Skylar Smithson of Helvie Knives to be added to their private collection of carvings by a variety of carvers. This Whittle Doodle Supreme was carved in a basswood block fifteen inches tall by three and three quarter inches square. Approximately one hundred twenty hours of carving time over a five week period were invested to complete the Whittle Doodle. It was carved using a variety of Wood Bee Carver Signature Series knives made by Helvie Knives as depicted in the photographs displaying the knives used on the completed Whittle Doodle. Read the rest of this entry »

21
Feb

WHITTLE DOODLE ~ Redux Art

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

Whittle DoodleA Whittle Doodle is doodling with a knife to decorate a block of wood with free hand Whittle Carvings. Since it is doodling there is no preset plan or overall design for the random carvings done to fill in the spaces in a block of wood. There is a combination of a variety of carved faces and free hand chip carving all done in the Whittle-Carving style. The Whittle Doodle was carved into a two inch cube of basswood and finished with Raw Sienna artist oil paint color thinned with boiled linseed oil followed by an application of Deft, a brushing lacquer and then Howard Feed N Wax. Read the rest of this entry »

18
Feb

WHITTLE DOODLE ART

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

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A Whittle Doodle is doodling with a knife to decorate a block of wood with free hand Whittle Carvings. Since it is doodling there is no preset plan or overall design for the random carvings done to fill in the spaces in a block of wood. Read the rest of this entry »