Recreate the Romance and Mystery of the Great Creatures of Legend Since the dawn of recorded history, beings such as wizards, dragons, faeries, mermaids, and other creatures of lore have been a part of many cultures. In Carving Fantasy & Legend Figures in Wood youâ€™ll find expert guidance on carving these fascinating figures, and youâ€™ll be encouraged to use these patterns to help spur unique design ideas of your own. Projects and patterns featuring some of the most popular creatures in mythology are featured in this instructional carving guide. A complete introduction, including advice on using the proper tools, selecting wood and paint types, and pattern making and alterations, is coupled with two carving and painting demonstrations. Both novice and advanced carvers can take their turn with 12 detailed patterns of popular fantasy figures, including a wizard, unicorn, troll, gargoyle, phoenix, and gryphon.