Antique-Style Duck Decoys: Contemporary Techniques to Carve and Paint in the Folk Art Tradition

Antique-Style Duck Decoys: Contemporary Techniques to Carve and Paint in the Folk Art Tradition

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Overview

Antique-Style Duck Decoys: Contemporary Techniques to Carve and Paint in the Folk Art Tradition by Tom Matus

Contemporary techniques to replicate the grace, flow, and imperfections found in antique-style duck decoys. Carving painting and aging instructions are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565232983
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 646,002
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Tom Matus is a world champion wildfowl carver and an instructor and judge for the Ward World Champion Wildfowl Carving Competition. He is a frequent contributor to Wood Carving Illustrated and the author of Duck Decoys: Classic Carving Projects Made Easy and Antique-Style Duck Decoys. He lives in Boise, Idaho. For more of Tom's work, visit his website at www.tmdecoy.com

Table of Contents

About the Author ....................................... viii
Foreward .....................................................ix
Intoduction ...................................................x
Gallery .......................................................... 1
Chapter 1: Getting started ..............................15
Chapter 2: Carving the Decoy ........................31
Chapter 3: Aging the Wood ............................63
Chapter 4: Painting .........................................67
Chapter 5: Antiquing ......................................95
Appendix: .....................................................104

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