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Relief Carving Wood Spirits: A Step-By-Step Guide for Releasing Faces in Wood (Woodcarving Illustrated Books)

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ISBN13: 9781565233331
ISBN10: 1565233336
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From transferring the carving pattern to preparing the wood and evaluating the various levels of depth, every cut of the carving process is carefully illustrated and explained in this beginner's guide. Carvers will learn which tools are best for which cuts and why; how to create realistic eyes, noses, and other facial features; and how to add texture to their projects. Ten additional projects await once the first whimsical tree spirit is completed, each of which includes three styles of patterns: an outline for cutting the basic shape, a depth pattern indicating the levels of relief, and a shaded pattern indicating texture and shadow.

About the Author

Lora S. Irish is an artist who runs an internet carving studio with her husband at www.carvingpatterns.com. She is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts and Wood Carving Illustrated, and the author of Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Floral Patterns, and Great Book of Tattoo Designs. She lives in Mt. Airy, Maryland.

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Alan Suire, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by Alan Suire)
Normally Im not very fond of carving books as the techniques used to carve just can not be shown, but this book exceeded my expectations nicely. I look forward to more books about carving like this!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781565233331
Author:
Irish, Lora
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Author:
Irish, Lora S.
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Carving
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Woodcarving Illustrated Book
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.92x8.50x.39 in. 1.25 lbs.

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