Monthly Archives: September 2014

Baby Sea Turtle Pendant Part 4

Above, I’ve finished carving and sculpting all the flippers and her cute little tail.  I’ve also carved the track details, and textured the sand. And a side view. Pretty deep carving, even though it’s low relief!  Now it’s on to … Continue reading

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Baby Sea Turtle Pendant Part 3

Now it’s time to begin rounding over all the flippers and the head.  I’ll start with the baby’s right front flipper, using a flat graver, and then followed up with burs and punches. Above is a close-up of  the flipper … Continue reading

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Baby Sea Turtle Pendant Part 2

I couldn’t resist adding a little sand texture to the smooth sand in front of the turtle.  Just because I’m curious to see how things will eventually look.  Behind his front flippers, I’ll eventually be adding in the turtle tracks … Continue reading

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Baby Sea Turtle Pendant Part 1

This is how an engraving begins. My design is laser printed on ordinary kitchen baking parchment. The laser printer toner doesn’t stick well to the paper, and with a little encouragement from the antler burnisher, will transfer to the sticky … Continue reading

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