Wood Carving

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Lora Irish’s
Complete Pattern Collection on 8G Thumb Drive

$109.95 with free shipping

Lora’s Wood Carving Tool Kit

bench knives used in relief wood carving and whittlingChoosing Your Bench Knife

Beginner’s Whittling and Relief Carving Tool Kit

Basic Carving Tools

The Beginner’s Tool Kit

Bracing Table for Relief Carving

Carving Tools Close-Up

Basic Cuts and Carving Tips


Basics to Wood

Relief wood carving toolsWoodcarving Basics

Carving Woods

Glossary to Mail Wood

Australian Carving Woods

Glossary to Mail Order Wood

Working With Wood Grain

Working with the Grain of your Wood

Softwood and Hardwood Comparison

Carving Session Preparation

Your First Carving Pattern

The Basics about Wood


Sharpening Your Tools

Sharpening stones and leather strops used in wood carving and whittlingSharpening Stones

Sharpening Bench Knives

Sharpening Round Gouges

Convert a Straight Chisel to Bull Nose Chisel

Sharpening Your Wood Carving Tools


Finishing Your Project

free wood carving cane instructions by Lora IrishPreparing for Finishing

Stains, Oils, and Washes

Oil, Wax, and Urethane Top Coats




Transferring the Pattern

Free Lora Irish Mule Deer Carving PatternPounce Patterns

Enlarging and Reducing

Simplifying a Pattern

Working with Levels

Lettering Layouts

Dividing a Circle

Free Form Patterns

Cattle Branding Layouts

Creating a Perfect Circle by Hand


Stop Cut in Relief

practice pattern for stop cuts in relief wood carvingLow Relief Carving

High Relief Carving

Smoothing the Background

Background Treatments for Your Relief Carvings

Determining The Depth Of The Levels

Levels in Relief Wood Carving

Using a Depth Gauge

Joint Lines and Smoothing Backgrounds

Adding Drama through Shadows

Introduction of Dramatic Shadows

Undercutting Technique for Dramatic Shadows

Level Changes and Floating Elements for Dramatic Shadows

Dramatic Shadows Pattern Work

Stop Cuts and Rough Out Steps in Relief Wood Carving


Mule Deer Relief Carving Seminar

v-gouge detailing in a relief wood carvingMule Deer Relief Carving Free Project by Lora Irish

Relief Wood Carving Canada Goose Project

Relief Wood Carving Canada Goose Project, Part 1

Relief Wood Carving Canada Goose Project, Part 2

Relief Wood Carving Canada Goose Project Part 3

Relief Wood Carving Canada Goose Project Part 4

Wood Carving – American Heroes

Floral Clock

Sailboat Relief Carving

Free Wood Carving Santa Ornament Pattern

Woodcarving the American Hero

Wood Carving Celtic Dragon 1

Wood Carving Celtic Dragon 2

Wood Carving Celtic Dragon 3


Ice Fishing Decoy Gallery Two

ice fishing decoyWood Carving Fish Decoys

Ice Fishing Fish Decoy Gallery

Tiki Chess Set, Beginner’s Carving Project

Country Snowman Wall Hanger

Sun Fish Decoy

Whittle Tiki Chess Set Carving


Sharpening Your Chip Knives

removable spray adhesive chip carving patternPositive and Negative Space in Chip Carving

Chip Carving Seminar

Chip Carving Supplies

Chip Carving Graphed Patterns

Chip Carving Hand Positions and Grips

Chip Carving – Cutting Triangle and Square Chips

Chip Carving – Cutting Straight-Wall, Curve-Wall, and Free Form Chips

Chip Carved Chess and Game Board

Chip Carving – Sampler Layout Pattern

Chip Carving Common Mistakes

Chip Carving Shortbread Cookies


Wood Spirit Carving, Planes in the Human Face

Mountain Man Cane Patterns by Lora IrishFree Mountain Man Cane Carving Pattern

Carving the Relief Wood Spirit





Day 1 Twistie Stick Snake Cane Carving

Sassafras Twisted Snake Cane Wood CarvingDay 2 Twistie Stick Snake Cane Carving

Day 3 Twistie Stick Snake Cane Carving

Day 4 Twistie Stick Snake Cane Carving

Day 5 Twistie Stick Snake Cane Carving

Wood Carving Walking Sticks, Introduction

Wood Carving Walking Sticks – Common Tree Species

Wood Carving Walking Sticks – Harvesting

Wood Carving Walking Sticks, Working with Bamboo

Wood Carving Walking Sticks, How to Join Your Cane Handle

Wood Carving Walking Sticks, Gluing Your Joint

Wood Carving Walking Sticks, How to Clamp Your Cane Handle

Wood Carving Walking Sticks – Adding Extras


Welsh Love Spoons

Welsh Love Spoon CarvingWelsh Love Spoons Introduction

Welsh Love Spoons

Basic Cutting Techniques

Carving A Chain and Ball

Ball and Cage Carving

free hummingbird pattern by Lora IrishWood Spirit Carving

Canes and Walking Sticks

Russian Birch Bark Carving

Scroll Sawed Layered Santa


Incised Carving

Wood Block Prints

Intaglio Carving


Coloring Your Project

LSIrish-2029Adding Skin Colors with Watercolors

Basics to Painting

Acrylics over a Primer for Wood Carving

China Painting with Acrylics for Wood Carving

Dry Brushed Acrylics over Oil Stain for Wood Carvings

Marbling and Splatter Painting

Simple Dry Brushing for Wood Carving and Pyrography

Vintage Painting

Wood Carving and Burning Painting Supplies

Paint Kit Supplies for Painting Your Wood Carving

Steps to Success, Painting Your Wood Carving

Burnishing Your Wood Carving

LSIrish-2022Simple Blending with Acrylic Craft Paints

General Techniques Used in Wood Carving Painting

Basics to Painting for Pyrography and Wood Carving

Painting Eyes

Watercolors and Wood Burning

The Color Wheel, Who Is R. G. Biv?

Dry Brushing, Wood Painting Techniques by Lora Irish

Working in Layers, Colored Pencils


Selling Your Finished Work – Art and Craft Shows

Copyright, Can I sell my finished projects

Lora Irish Patterns at ArtDesignsStudio.com

Lora Irish Wood Carving and Pyrography Gallery

About the Artist

Contact Us

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Art Designs Studio Patterns

Art Designs Studio is Lora S. Irish’s wood carving, pyrography, and crafts patterns web store with
over 2500 patterns and designs, ready for you to download today.
Line art, shaded drawings, and patterns for wood carving, pyrography, leather carving, applique quilting,
paper crafts, scrap booking, gourd art, and so many more.

cp051 Americana Eagle Mantel
cp053 Proud to be an American!
cp087 Farm Animal Folk Art

Animals, Pets, & Wildlife
cp007 Just Grizzlys! Patterns
cp018 North American Wildlife
cp024 White Tail Deer Patterns
cp027 Backyard Critters Patterns
cp043 Assorted Horses Patterns
cp054 African Cats & Animals
cp055 North American Big Cats
cp070 Elk Patterns Pattern Package
cp071 Mule and White Tail Deer
cp072 Fighting Bucks Patterns
cp091 Garden Circles

Birds, Hawks & Eagles
cp012 Favorite Birds Patterns
cp020 Quail Hunting Scene Patterns
cp061 Hens and Roosters Patterns
cp083 Ringed Neck Pheasants
cp084 Song Birds Patterns
cp092 Oriental Birds & Flowers
cp118 Birds of Prey Patterns
cp119 Shorebirds Mantel Patterns

Celtic Knots
cp009 Celtic Knots 1 Patterns
cp010 Celtic Knots 2 Patterns
cp046 Viking & Celtic Patterns
cp047 Celtic Crosses and Panels
cp129 Celtic Dragon Signs Patterns

Dragons, Griffins
cp031 Western Dragons Patterns
cp052 Oriental Dragon Mantel
cp077 Simple and Fun Dragons
cp094 Asian Dragons Patterns
cp123 Dragon Medallions

Ducks, Geese & Waterfowl
cp014 Waterfowl Pattern Package
cp042 Puddle Ducks Patterns
cp082 Flying Ducks Pattern

Wood Spirits Carving eProject
Landscape Wood Burning eProject
Santa Cookies Carving eProject
Mayan Priest Wood Carving eProject
Mayan Priest Pyrography eProject
Flamed Copper Jewelry eProject
Whittle Fish Decoys eProject

Flowers, Plants & Leaves
cp002 Flowers Pattern Package
cp004 Oak and Grapes Patterns
cp011 Flower Corners Patterns
cp013 Flower Clocks Patterns
cp039 Garlands & Cameos Patterns
cp049 Oak & Maple Mantel Patterns
cp050 Grape and Wheat Mantel
cp056 Simple & Realistic Flowers
cp068 Grapes Patterns Patterns
cp069 Mixed Fruit Pattern Package
cp093 Lotus Flower Patterns

Frames, Signs & Borders
cp021 Sign Blanks & Plaques
cp023 Coats of Arms & Heraldry
cp032 Classic Frames & Borders
cp041 Mirrors and Photo Frames
cp045 Triangle Designs Patterns
cp078 Panels and Borders Pattern

Furniture & Architecture
cp005 Traditional Patterns
cp008 Shells Pattern Package
cp017 Classic Lines and Leaves
cp048 Scroll Mantel Pattern
cp097 Classic Corners Patterns
cp100 Small Line Finials Patterns
cp101 Large Line Finials Patterns
cp106 Wood Flower Cameos
cp107 Wood Flower Circles
cp108 Wood Flower Curves
cp109 Wood Flower Finials
cp110 Wood Flower Lines
cp111 Wood Flower Leaves

Holiday & Christmas
cp019 3D Santas Patterns
cp028 3D Christmas Patterns
cp062 Christmas Calicos Patterns
cp063 Christmas Cookies Pattern
cp064 Christmas Capers Patterns
cp065 Christmas Kringles Patterns
cp066 Christmas Classics Patterns
cp130 Halloween Scroll Saw 1
cp131 Halloween Scroll Saw 2
cp132 Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Landscapes & Farm Scenes
cp016 Landscapes Patterns
cp059 Farm Scenes Patterns
cp085 Old Cars and Old Trucks
cp102 Country Living Mantels
cp127 Seashore & Ranch Signs
cp128 Country Store Signs

Light Houses, Nautical, & Fishing
cp022 Fresh Water Fishing Scene
cp036 Sailing Ships and Lighthouses
cp037 Sea Life Pattern Package
cp079 Just Goldfish Patterns
cp080 Hook, Line, and Sinker
cp081 Lighthouses, Ships, & Maps
cp098 Fishing Lures Finials Patterns
cp099 Ice Fishing Decoys Patterns

cp003 Mythology Pattern Package
cp025 Mythological Corners Patterns
cp030 Mythological Beasties Pattern
cp038 Angels and Cherubs Patterns
cp076 Gargoyles Patterns Patterns
cp086 Assorted Religious Crosses
cp089 Fantasy Pixies & Elfin Queens
cp096 Masks Pattern Package
cp103 Feathered Serpents Patterns
cp104 Griffins Pattern Package

Special & Miscellaneous
cp001 Assorted Designs Patterns
cp029 Cane Handles Patterns
cp035 Welsh Love Spoons Patterns
cp060 Lettering Monograms Patterns
cp090 Wood Quilt Squares
cp095 Little Bits Pattern Package
cp114 Steam Punk Clocks Patterns
cp115 Steam Punk Components
cp116 Steam Punk Layouts
cp117 Steam Punk Wings
cp113 Mayan, Aztec, Inca Patterns
cp121 Fretwork Butterflies Patterns
cp122 Fretwork Lamp Pattern Pack
cp124 Retro Owl & Mushrooms
cp125 Mushroom Spirits Patterns
cp126 Heart Shaped Patterns

Western & South West
cp033 Spirit Chiefs One Patterns
cp034 Spirit Chiefs Two Patterns
cp058 Western Town Scene Pattern
cp073 Western Horses Mantel Pattern
cp074 Western Ranch Mantel Pattern
cp075 Westward Ho! Mantel Pattern
cp120 Southwest Animals Pattern

Wood Spirits, Green Men
cp006 Wood Spirit Mega Patterns
cp040 Water Spouts and Door Knockers Pattern Package
cp067 Fantasy Patterns Patterns
cp088 Wood Spirits & Green Men
cp105 Green Men & Gothic Animals
cp112 Leaf Eater Pattern Pack

Art Styles of Pyrography eBook

E-Project Bundles
Ceremonial Mask Pyrography

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