Sketch a Volute Freehand with George R. Walker - Popular Woodworking Magazine
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DM BlogAs we were working on the October 2014 issue (#213) of Popular Woodworking Magazine (which mails to subscribers in early August), Design Matters columnist George R. Walker stopped in the offices and shot a quick video that demonstrates the technique of drawing a volute freehand.

Watch as George steps through the process to draw a classical form that can unlock your inner eye, and read more about it in our upcoming issue on newsstands August 19th.

— Glen D. Huey

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  • robshively

    This was very enjoyable, despite the distracting legal disclaimers (says the lawyer) and I’d like more of Walker and Tolpin discussing design on video. If I have a criticism of the book “By Hand and Eye” it’s that it is so dense with information that I feel the need for a video assist, much like what you did here.

  • Bryan Robinson

    That was great fun to learn and I really enjoyed it. thanks!

  • J. Pierce

    It’s funny to see the standard FW woodworking disclaimer at the beginning of the video . . .watch out, those dividers can be sharp!

    • Megan Fitzpatrick
      Megan Fitzpatrick

      Ha! That’s what happens when we get the video professionals involved. Of course, as a result, there’s proper lighting and all…

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