Wildlife Carving in Relief, Second Edition Revised and Expanded: Carving Techniques and Patterns

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Now revised and expanded with more than 30 stunning patterns for buck, mule, elk and fish. Covers both basic and advanced relief carving techniques, with a step-by-step buffalo portrait demonstration and finishing touches for burning fur and feathers.
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Overview

Now revised and expanded with more than 30 stunning patterns for buck, mule, elk and fish. Covers both basic and advanced relief carving techniques, with a step-by-step buffalo portrait demonstration and finishing touches for burning fur and feathers.
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Editorial Reviews

Carving Magazine
As woodcarvers we take inspiration from what's around us, and nature is one of the biggest influences from which we draw ideas. Some of us choose to focus on plant life, whilst others just can't' resist the lure of the animal kingdom.
If you are among those who get a buzz out of turning blanks of timber into reliefs of flying ducks or mischievious wolf cubs, then you will enjoy Wildlife Carving in Relief. Now in its second edition, this popular book has been revised and expanded to include new patterns and a useful gallery of wildlife reference photos.
Starting with understanding patterns, transferring to wood and carving cuts, Irish moves on to exploring techniques such as features, hair and feathers, before providing a step-by-step of a buffalo portrait. And then what follows are pages and pages of patterns and illustrations of a variety of animals such as a red fox, a bear catching salmon, fighting rams, howling wolf, and a beautiful scene of a woodland gathering.
The wildlife carver certianly has much to draw inspiration from.
From the Publisher
This popular book has been revised and expanded to include new patterns and a useful gallery of wildlife reference photos. - Carving Magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565234482
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009
  • Edition description: 2nd Revised, Expanded Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 530,297
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 300,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora and her husband, Michael, created www.carvingpatterns.com, an Internet-based studio focusing on online tutorials, projects, and patterns created exclusively by Lora for crafters and artisans. The website offers more than 1,500 patterns in various subject categories. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.

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