Wood is a living thing.
You may not have to rest when you are carving, but it needs to.
[Goingback Chiltoski — Cherokee Woodcarver]
Here’s an illustration I did that looks like pen and ink but was produced in a darkroom. Talk about old technology. I scratched this image with a hat pin into the emulsion of a piece of 4 x 5 sheet film then made contact prints. The subject matter is three Eastern Band Cherokee objects—one feather, a river reed mat and a wood carving,