Wood carving is a kind of sculpture, often called “folk crafts” in our country. Wood carving can be divided into three categories: three-dimensional circular carving, root carving, and relief carving. Woodcarving is a type of work separated from woodworking. It is classified as “fine woodworking” in the classification of work types in our country. A variety of folk art classified by carving materials.
From the perspective of the history of sculpture development, the emergence of Chaozhou wood carving can be said to be the continuation and development of China’s traditional wood carving art during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. In the history of the development of Chinese sculpture, caring about the aesthetic requirements of the people in the market, showing the enthusiasm of the people in the city, and the content that they are fascinated with have positive significance that cannot be ignored. Although it came after the wave of popular literature, during the Ming and Qing dynasties, the entire sculpture art, especially those large tomb carvings, and religious statues went downhill, folk carving art