Relief carving is a challenging technique that lies somewhere between two-dimensional and three-dimensional artwork. Color photographs of the author’s finished carvings of wildlife subjects demonstrate the stunning capabilities of this technique. Step-by-step instructions on how to carve a bison bust, line art and shaded contour illustrations for 30 other animal images, and descriptions of the special techniques needed to render fur, antlers, and animal faces are also included.
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Woodworking/Crafts $24.95 Listen to the Call of the Wild Imagine the beauty of a deer running through the forest, a buffalo standing on a prairie at sunset, or a mallard drake winging through the cattails-all stunningly carved in wood less than two inches thick. This is the art of wildlife relief carving, where elegant portraits of animals and birds are brought to life with carving techniques that are easy to master and applicable to any type of woodcarving you choose to do. Join renowned carver Lora S. Irish at her workbench as she shares a wealth of expert carving information to guide you through all of the steps that transform an original pattern into a realistic and superbly finished carving that can be proudly displayed in your home. Inside this revised and expanded second edition, you'll find: " New patterns and a stunning gallery of wildlife reference photos " Realistic patterns presented in both outline and pencil illustration " Instruction on selecting woods, tools, and finishes " Essential tips for mastering the basics of relief carving " Special techniques for creating facial features, fur, and feathers " A comparison of relief carving styles, including low, high, stylized, and realistic With more than 30 dramatic wildlife patterns to choose from, and an abundance of carving styles to explore, the variety of beautiful relief carvings you can create with this book is practically limitless.About the Author:
Lora S. Irish is the author of Classic Carving Patterns. She lives in Mt. Airy, Maryland.
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