12-21-2010 – Finished!!

12-19-10 – Ready for paint!

12-8-2010 – Getting there. Here are 3 views of the Santa.

11-28-1210 – Progress…the elephant’s ear on the left and the beginnings of the trunk are now visible.

11-25-2010 – Getting started carving.

A commission, this carving will have Santa standing with a baby African elephant in a basket in front of him. Here are the original sketches.