Carving Venus - Ian Norbury - Video Download

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This is Venus portrayed after her liaison with Mars, the god of war.  She is carved from limewood with some copper and silver mounted on a 12 inch / 30 cm diameter marble sphere.

This is not a difficult carving but having carved several very similar figures I have worked out a method of doing it. It requires a very systematic approach, completing certain stages in order before attempting the next stages. 

Because of the very large size of the timber needed for my Venus I have demonstrated the bandsawing of a figure to fit a 7 inch / 17.5 cm which are fairly commonly available.

The figure laid over a ball is very striking and much in demand by my clients.  I hope you will enjoy the challenge – I think you will find it worth it.

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Approx Running Time: 2 hours