Archive for Caricature

CCA eBay Ornament Sale 2017

The Caricature Carvers of America will host an eBay auction of Christmas ornaments carved by CCA members.  Twenty-seven ornaments will be posted for sale in four groups, with new groups posted on Monday, October 2, 9, 16, and 23.   This is a opportunity to start or add to your collection of carvings by CCA members.  

A gallery containing much larger views of these carvings is included in this issue of WOM.  To visit the gallery click HERE, or visit the WOM Galleries Page for a link.

CCA Seminar 2018

CCA Seminar 2018

The annual Caricature Carvers of America (CCA) Seminar is held each year in conjunction with the judging of the Caricature Carving Competition, rounding out a busy week in Converse, IN. The instructors for the 2018 Seminar are Ron Dowdy, Jim Hiser, and Dennis Thornton.  Participants will carve one day with each of the instructors in rotation over the three day seminar.  The fee of $165 includes the three days of instruction and lunch;  blanks are an addition fee per instructor.  The 2018 seminar is scheduled for Friday, August 24 through Sunday, August 26.

As of this writing, the 2018 seminar is full or very close to it.  However, there is a waiting list, and every year there are several cancellations.  It is not unusual to work through a waiting list of 6 to 10 people. Please contact Bob Travis to be on the waiting list. or to cheek on current status. Bob’s email is rltravis AT ucdavis.edu

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From “Ol’ Don’s” Drawing Table


From “Ol’ Don” Drawing Table

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf presents Playful Pup

To print the pattern, click here; the pattern will open in a new window, and should print on 8.5 x 11 paper. For Printing Hints, click here.

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf is a carver and artist from Hohenwald, TN.  Don’s feature “Doodles ‘n Notes for Carvin’ Folks” appears regularly in Chip Chats, and his patterns are now found in each issue of WOM and in past issues of Carving Magazine.  Some of Don’s “Chattering Chippers” patterns can also be seen at the Woodcarver’s Porch pattern page.

Copyright 2011-2017 “Ol’ Don” Burgdorf. This Pattern may be copied for individual use; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.

From Pete LeClair – Cousin Alfie

 

Pete LeClair

Pete LeClair’s Projects

Pete LeClair’s Quigley’s Cousin Alfie

 

Pete LeClair is a well-known carver and teacher, author of three carving books and a member of the Caricature Carvers of America. You may learn more about Pete at his page on the CCA web site. Be sure to tour the rest of the CCA pages when you have a moment. In addition, you may email Pete at peteleclair AT comcast.net. Photos copyright 2001 – 2017 by Pete LeClair.

This pattern may be copied for individual use only; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.

From “Ol’ Don’s” Drawing Table


From “Ol’ Don” Drawing Table

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf presents Miscreant Manga

To print the pattern, click here; the pattern will open in a new window, and should print on 8.5 x 11 paper. For Printing Hints, click here.

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf is a carver and artist from Hohenwald, TN. Don’s feature “Doodles ‘n Notes for Carvin’ Folks” appears regularly in Chip Chats, and his patterns are now found in each issue of WOM and in past issues of Carving Magazine. Some of Don’s “Chattering Chippers” patterns can also be seen at the Woodcarver’s Porch pattern page.

Copyright 2011-2017 “Ol’ Don” Burgdorf. This Pattern may be copied for individual use; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.

From Pete LeClair – Dylan

 

Pete LeClair

Pete LeClair’s Projects

Pete LeClair’s Dylan

 


 

Pete LeClair is a well-known carver and teacher, author of three carving books and a member of the Caricature Carvers of America. You may learn more about Pete at his page on the CCA web site. Be sure to tour the rest of the CCA pages when you have a moment. In addition, you may email Pete at peteleclair AT comcast.net. Photos copyright 2001 – 2017 by Pete LeClair.

This pattern may be copied for individual use only; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.

Marv Kaisersatt Gallery

During International Woodcarvers Congress Week 2016, the Maquoketa Art Experience featured an exhibit of the work of Marv Kaisersatt and Fred Cogelow. This issue features a photo gallery of the Kaisersatt pieces that were on display.    (We’ll feature the Cogelow pieces in a future edition).    

Marv Kaisersatt is a nationally renowned caricature carver and long-time member of Caricature Carvers of America.   His body of work includes detailed multi-figure carvings from a single piece of wood, with no add-ons.  He is a multi-year winner at the International Woodcarvers Congress, was the Woodcarving Illustrated Woodcarver of the Year in 2006, and is the author of Creating Caricature Heads in Wood and on Paper.

After you view the gallery below, tour Marv’s studio on the Caricature Carvers Of American web site – click HERE.

During Congress Week 2017, the Maquoketa Art Experience will feature the carvings of Adina Huckins and Janet Cordell, June 10-June 18.   

For more information about the International Woodcarvers Congress click HERE.

For more information about the Maquoketa Art Experience click HERE.  

From Pete LeClair – Quigley

 

Pete LeClair

Pete LeClair’s Projects

Pete LeClair’s Quigley

 

Pete LeClair is a well-known carver and teacher, author of three carving books and a member of the Caricature Carvers of America. You may learn more about Pete at his page on the CCA web site. Be sure to tour the rest of the CCA pages when you have a moment. In addition, you may email Pete at peteleclair AT comcast.net. Photos copyright 2001 – 2017 by Pete LeClair.

This pattern may be copied for individual use only; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.

From “Ol’ Don’s” Drawing Table

OlDonFrom “Ol’ Don” Drawing Table

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf presents Golf Bawls

To print the pattern, click here; the pattern will open in a new window, and should print on 8.5 x 11 paper. For Printing Hints, click here.

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf is a carver and artist from Hohenwald, TN. Don’s feature “Doodles ‘n Notes for Carvin’ Folks” appears regularly in Chip Chats, and his patterns are now found in each issue of WOM and in past issues of Carving Magazine. Some of Don’s “Chattering Chippers” patterns can also be seen at the Woodcarver’s Porch pattern page.

Copyright 2011-2017 “Ol’ Don” Burgdorf. This Pattern may be copied for individual use; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.

From “Ol’ Don’s” Drawing Table

OlDonFrom “Ol’ Don” Drawing Table

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf presents Carve-a-Troll

To print the pattern, click here; the pattern will open in a new window, and should print on 8.5 x 11 paper. For Printing Hints, click here.

“Ol’ Don” Burgdorf is a carver and artist from Hohenwald, TN. Don’s feature “Doodles ‘n Notes for Carvin’ Folks” appears regularly in Chip Chats, and his patterns are now found in each issue of WOM and in past issues of Carving Magazine. Some of Don’s “Chattering Chippers” patterns can also be seen at the Woodcarver’s Porch pattern page.

Copyright 2011-2017 “Ol’ Don” Burgdorf. This Pattern may be copied for individual use; reproduction for resale is prohibited without express written permission.