Carving Bears: Patterns and Reference for Realistic Woodcarving

Carving Bears: Patterns and Reference for Realistic Woodcarving

by Desiree Hajny

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Carving Bears: Patterns and Reference for Realistic Woodcarving by Desiree Hajny

Join award-winning woodcarver Desiree Hajny as she reveals her artistic approach to carving North America’s most exciting predator. Desiree is well known for her lifelike, richly detailed animal carvings. Now she shares her knowledge and carving secrets with you in this handy reference guide. Celebrate the natural beauty of wild bears as you create your own magnificent woodcarvings. Inside you’ll find ready-to-use patterns for carving black bears and grizzlies. Clear reference photos provide inspiring views of bears from all angles, and color-coded anatomy sketches help you to understand how they move. The author offers expert tips for carving challenging details like eyes, nose, ears, and paws, along with texturing, painting, and finishing techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565238510
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/16/2016
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 811,106
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Desiree Hajny’s accomplishments in the woodcarving arts span thirty years as an author, teacher, commissioned artist, and competition judge. Desiree has won an amazing number of national and international awards for her carvings, including 25 best-of-show honors, over 150 first place awards, 18 people's choice awards, and the Woodcarving Illustrated Woodcarver of the Year award. She is the author of six woodcarving books, a contributor to seven others, and a contributing editor to woodworking periodicals across the United States and Europe.

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