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Pattern challenge (16-20)

12-12-2017 09:58 AM by FancyChip | 5 comments »

16/30 17/30 18/30 19/30 20/30 Thank you for looking!

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Pattern challenge (11-15)

12-07-2017 09:33 AM by FancyChip | 9 comments »

11/30 12/30 13/30 14/30 15/30 Thank you for looking!

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Pattern challenge (1-5)

11-27-2017 10:01 AM by FancyChip | 5 comments »

1/20 2/30 3/30 4/30 5/30 Thank you for looking!

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Pattern challenge (23rd of November - 23rd of December)

11-24-2017 01:31 PM by FancyChip | 4 comments »

The only one way for me now to make new album, is to challenge myself. As I know, there are many drawing challenges, when people draw one picture a day (with ink pen or something else), and I decided to draw and carve one pattern a day (6cm x 6cm) during the next 30 days (the challenge started on 23rd of November). And then, when it’s all done, I will make an album in PDF with all the created patterns. I have never done anything like this before, so it will be a real challenge for me.. ...

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"Peacock feather" box in progress (2017)

11-22-2017 08:01 AM by FancyChip | 8 comments »

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Chip carving journey

10-28-2017 01:23 PM by FancyChip | 7 comments »

When I decided to study wood carving in the university almost 10 years ago, in 2008, all my “friends” rotated the forefinger close to the temple and told that I had gone mad. At that moments I checked my feelings from the taken decision, and, you know, did not feel that I had gone mad (although from such a constant reminder I already began to doubt myself), did not feel the “wrong” choice – I was in anticipation of what awaits me while studying, I was, after all,...

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It's all about respecting someone else's work

10-22-2017 06:14 PM by FancyChip | 11 comments »

I do not mind that my patterns were used by other people in their works: especially when there is an appropriate question about if it’s possible to use them or not? (there are especially kind and inspiring requests about using my patterns that I keep in my soul); I do not mind sending the album / all my albums of patterns to all those who, I feel, really need them. But what I will never be able to understand is that when a person crosses the line of the property of others’ works a...

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A drawn and a carved pattern

10-11-2017 07:04 AM by FancyChip | 2 comments »

It seems to me that a drawn pattern and a carved one are completely different things. And it’s all about their perception: sometimes something that can be drawn on paper can not be carve out on wood – because they would have different compositional moments. What looks good on paper could look not so good as a whole composition on wood – maybe, because of the depth of carving. So, when preparing a pattern for carving on paper, it is necessary to mentally relate it to the patt...

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New pattern idea

10-05-2017 06:23 AM by FancyChip | 10 comments »

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Past mistakes teach you how you can be better

10-03-2017 11:00 AM by FancyChip | 4 comments »

I learned not to distant myself from what I have done in my chip carving journey earlier – neither what I’ve done at the very beginning of it – 10 years ago, nor 5/4/3/2 years/months ago – but to take it. What’s really important for me now is not to look at my old works/carving and find mistakes there (and also be ashamed of them), but to focus on what I do now, at this very moment, to make my chip carving and works better. Because past mistakes can’t be ba...

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