A popular woodcarving genre in faces is the carving of Green men. Green men were in many cathedrals in Europe before the 15th century. Historians are not sure why churches had them carved or sculpted there. Maybe a sign of new life in Christ? No one is completely sure. This one has 31 leaves. They are fun to carve as you can be very creative and the layout reveals itself to me as I go. I will enter this in an art show for competition in November if they still have it. Then it will be for sale.
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Dad, husband, multi-site church planter, pastor, bass guitar player, wood carver, leader raiser, I love Jesus so much, ordained with the Assemblies of God and serve as an Executive Presbyter for the Michigan District, with a B.S.and a M.A.T.S. View all posts by nateelarton