(NEW) Basic Wood Carving

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Introduction

Introduction 1:00

Essential Materials

Types of Wood for Projects 2:04

Tools Needed for the Process 6:22

Beginning Techniques

Qualities of Wood and How to Work with It 4:59

Safety Tips and Basic Cuts 3:12

Beginning Wood Sculpture Methods 4:39

Beginning Projects

Traditional Wood Burning 4:50

More Advanced Projects

Simple Face Carving 8:23

Fishing Lure Carving 12:23

Assessment and Feedback

Critique Ideas 2:13

Assessing Wood Carving Projects 1:35

Showcasing Student Work 1:45

Conclusion

Conclusion 0:46

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(NEW) Basic Wood Carving

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Discover which materials work best for beginner and more advanced wood carving.

  • 2 Learn how to keep wood carving procedures safe in the art room.

  • 3 Explore how to push your students’ wood carving work to the next level.

In this Learning Pack, gain a solid foundation in wood carving basics. Discover how to apply basic techniques to create simple yet engaging sculptural projects for your students. Learn the ins and outs of basic carving, as well as two-dimensional and reductive wood burning. It’s everything you need to know to get your students started creating with a natural art medium!


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
STUDIO TECHNIQUES
Media
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media

Techniques
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes 
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes


Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Molly Wiste

Molly Wiste

High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

Molly Wiste is an art educator from northern MN. She loves helping her students become independent artists by focusing on the creative process and offering choice in the art room. In her spare time, Molly is a competitive chainsaw carver.

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Resources

https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/05/42.2BestTypesOfWood.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/05/42.2WoodworkingToolsOverview1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/05/42.2WoodworkingToolsOverview2-2.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/05/42.2WoodworkingSafetyRules.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/05/Form.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/05/42.2TipsforWoodworkingBeginners.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/05/42.2StudentProjectExamples.pdf

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