Thursday, September 11, 2014

The 12 Signs of the Zodiac Scroll Saw Pattern.

I have to admit that I know nothing about this subject. I remember as children my sister and I would look in the daily newspaper and read our horoscopes. We would laugh but I don't think I ever understood what they meant.  Each of these standing signs are over six inches tall.

I found a special treat on YouTube tonight. Charles Dearing, whom I consider the finest portrait style pattern designer today has done a 3 part video series explaining his technique. He is unique in that he is one of the very few portrait style pattern designers who does much of the work with a pencil. He uses the computer to clean up his patterns but they have a special look because he does so much of the work by hand.  If you get a chance visit his Facebook page to see just how wonderful his patterns are. Charles Facebook Link. 

Thanks Charles for sharing you incredible technique.
 


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Part Three

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