# Whittling * [woodbeecarver.com](http://woodbeecarver.com/) — an extraordinary resource for learning to carve faces and figurines, there is [SO much](http://woodbeecarver.com/site-map) content there * [the four types of carving](https://www.wikihow.com/Carve) * [relief carving](https://www.lsirish.com/tutorials/woodcarving-tutorials/) * [finishing](https://www.lsirish.com/tutorials/woodcarving-tutorials/woodcarving-fundamentals-techniques/finishing-your-project/) * [pretty good chain tutorial](https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=432589.0&epik=0zkclE_IWHyR2) * places to buy basswood * [HeineckeWood.com](http://www.heineckewood.com/) * [NorthernWildWoods.com](http://northernwildwoods.com/) * [www.WoodCarversSupply.com](http://www.woodcarverssupply.com/products.asp?dept=38) * [Moore Wood & Roughouts](http://www.roughouts.com/wood.html) * places to buy roughouts * [roughouts.com](http://www.roughouts.com/) * [Moore Wood & Roughouts](http://www.roughouts.com/) * [treelineusa.com](https://www.treelineusa.com/materials/roughouts) * [Stu Martin's](http://www.stumartinwoodcarving.com/roughouts.html) * [Smokey Mountain Woodcarvers](http://www.woodcarvers.com/roughouts/) * [various books on carving faces, by Harold Enlow](https://www.amazon.com/s?search-alias=books&field-author=Harold+Enlow) * ["Whittling is Easy", from 1945](https://edoc.site/whittling-is-easy-pdf-free.html) [[2]](https://thebark.com/sites/default/files/whitling_is_easy_excerpt_patterns_lr.pdf) # Painting * [doug outside](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stm6eDap_FQ) [[2]](https://youtu.be/Fdom15Mbfrg?t=2357) * [SharonMyArt](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxkSzQNUiAY) * [CarversWoodshop](https://www.youtube.com/user/carverswoodshop/search?query=painting+OR+antiquing) # Long list of youtube whittlers * [Doug outside](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-eOXKXJ2GQ1gewivwNxYKQ/videos) * [SharonMyArt](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJm9rv3J2g0x76ceDESaotg/videos) * [CarversWoodshop](https://www.youtube.com/user/carverswoodshop/videos) * [Gene Messer](https://www.youtube.com/user/whittler0507/videos) * [Kevin Coates](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHIwp6WJZdGvySIdpmxq5Yw/videos) * [schpoingle](https://www.youtube.com/user/schpoingle/search?query=carve) # Carving faces * [SharonMyArt](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VinOD6g7xEc) [[2]](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ecpy7ZI_pH8) * books -- [Harold Enlow's many books](https://www.amazon.com/s?search-alias=books&field-author=Harold+Enlow) * [stone carving](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmRf7iMlaH4) * woodbeecarver.com [[1]](http://woodbeecarver.com/dl/FACE-EYE-STUDY.pdf) [[2]](http://woodbeecarver.com/dl/FACE-EYE-STUDY2.pdf) [[3]](http://woodbeecarver.com/dl/FACE-CARVING-CLASS.pdf) [[4]](http://woodbeecarver.com//dl/Three_Version_Face_Study_Stick.pdf) * [Oshawa Senior Citizens Caricature Carving](https://youtu.be/bmsom4aYxXk) [[2]](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmsom4aYxXk) [(more)](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCspGv5DclABT8smhGaMrC6w/videos) * proportions * [rule of thirds](http://www.mirawelnowskasculpture.com/Portrait-ProportionChart.htm) * [rule of thirds](http://woodbeecarver.com/dl/FACE-EYE-STUDY2.pdf) * [more](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNbfXVRnzGg) Drawing faces can help you practice the right proportions. * [WikiHow.com](https://www.wikihow.com/Draw-a-Face) * [TheVirtualInstructor.com](https://thevirtualinstructor.com/facialproportions.html) * [RapidFireArt.com](http://rapidfireart.com/2015/12/07/how-to-draw-a-face-in-8-steps/) * [ArtistsNetwork.com](https://www.artistsnetwork.com/art-mediums/drawing/beginners-guide-draw-facial-features/) * [AutoDesk's Sketchbook.com](https://www.sketchbook.com/blog/how-to-draw-faces-tutorial-pdf-download/) * [[2]](http://www.stanprokopenko.com/blog/2009/05/draw-head-any-angle/) * caricature * [TomRichmond.com](https://www.tomrichmond.com/2008/03/11/how-to-draw-caricatures-head-shapes/) * [CreativeBloq.com](https://www.creativebloq.com/how-to/the-anatomy-of-caricature-15-top-tips) * [Proko.com](https://www.proko.com/caricature-101-how-to-exaggerate/) * [WikiHow.com](https://www.wikihow.com/Caricature) * [TutsPlus.com](https://design.tutsplus.com/articles/cartoon-fundamentals-how-to-draw-a-cartoon-face-correctly--vector-15792) (cartoons) # Specific projects I've done * Sep '18 — [SharonMyArt's little person](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJm9rv3J2g0x76ceDESaotg/search?query=little+person) * Oct '18 — Bob Kozakiewicz's Simple Santa [[1]](http://woodcarvingillustrated.com/blog/2017/12/15/carving-simple-santa-ornament/) [[2]](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fdom15Mbfrg)