Carving a Standing Viking
with separate Sword and Shield
This class is a two day class, the weekend of May 19-20/
2012, 9:00am to 5:00 pm. The class will be held in the basement of the Forest
Lake Senior Center. This will be an intermediate + class. This call will be
held at the Forest Lake Senior Center located at: 767 SW 4th St.
The figure is about 8.5” tall and will have separate
sword and shield for us to carve.
The class will cost $65.00 plus the cost of the cut out. (approx.
This would be an interesting time for carving a
Scandinavian Viking figure since this would fall around the time of the
Norwegian Independence day - Syttende Mai.
My name is Russell Scott and I am a woodcarving/sculpture
artist from Saint Paul, Minnesota. In 1999 I took my first woodcarving class
through a community education program. It was an intensive eight weeks of
carving a different piece using a different type of wood each week. I loved it
and have been carving ever since.
With that, I have been enjoying the process of creating new and interesting
characters. My aim is to tell a story with each piece that I carve.
I have taught several wood carving classes ranging from absolute beginning
wood carving to interesting characters for the intermediate carvers. I have produced
wood carving instruction videos and books and uploaded many videos on
YouTube.com. I see my future in continuing creating new wood carvings and
Contact Esther Allen at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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