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There are a lot of ways to skin this cat, and cat skinning is always messy for a beginner, hehe.
Generally, I will cut my leaves and sculpt them with a round bottom. Then, I cut the scroll lines...
Yes, great example, and you used it three times in the composition!! That kind of design was likely used by Ninmscke, Helfricht and many other engravers of the old school.MikieDu 10-23-2014, 03:23 PM
Several years ago, I used that concept on a '66 carbine. As I recall it was based on a Nimschke design.Roger Bleile 10-23-2014, 03:16 PM
My business is diverse.
I have production work, (which using the templates makes sense), restoration work (which is easy and financially rewarding) and custom jobs.
Re-read Sam's #3 (above), think...
You made some very good points. I have many students in the same situation. They do not want to become the next Nimschke, they just want to have a new hobby and have fun with it. Many are...