Step-by-step instructions for carving and painting a magnificent bird of prey
Convenient lay-flat spiral binding
The latest entry in Wildfowl Carving Magazine's popular Workbench Projects series offers easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and photographs that explain how to carve a half-size osprey from start to finish. Carvers will find this informative book provides everything they need, including complete lists of tools and paints, valuable tips and techniques, and detailed photos to guide them along.
Al Jordan is an award-wining carver whose meticulous attention to detail has won him best of show at competitions across the country. In addition, he has been named New York State Wildlife Sculptor of the Year numerous times. As a licensed falconer and skilled observer, Al draws upon a thorough knowledge of birds for his carvings.
A professional artist since 1983, Floyd Scholz is one of the preeminent bird carvers and painters in the world. Now in his 45th year of carving, he is also the author of five award-winning books on the art form. Floyd's in-depth knowledge of birds, especially raptors, has enabled him to inspire a whole generation of wildfowl carvers and artists. He shares his love of birds and passion for art with his students at the Vermont Raptor Academy in Bennington. He splits his time between Vermont and Florida.
Published by Wildfowl Carving Magazine, the only magazine for bird carvers. Within the pages of this quarterly publication readers find start-to-finish projects, beautiful photographs of finished carvings, and informative articles on a variety of topics, from how to design an effective carving to how to safely ship your work. Find out more at their website: www.wildfowl-carving.com.