Join the Character Carvers of America as they offer you a front row seat under the big top. Here in the pages of this book, you'll get an insider's look at the CCA's latest and most ambitious project to date - the CCA Circus. A stunning piece of cooperative artwork, the CCA Circus combines the creative talent and craftsmanship of 23 of the best-known names in caricature carving. The book features short essays and carving tips from each carver as they detail the creation of their favorite pieces from conception through finishing. Man-eating tigers, bumbling clowns, beautiful acrobats, popcorn venders. They're all here under the CCA big top.