AO AND MARIA MYERS AO, 2011 – TAASA Review June 2012
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The same procedure is followed when carving the head, which is joined to the body at the third crease on the neck.
This hollowing procedure leaves the thickness of the wood approximately 15mm and makes the overall sculpture deceptively light in weight.
Most importantly, it also reduces the likelihood of the wood cracking with ageing, which is a risk with solid wooden sculptures...