Master woodcarver Ian Norbury shares his techniques for sculpting the female face and form in wood. Includes six step-by-step projects, in-depth anatomical drawings, and a photo gallery of finished work. The female face and the female figure have been drawn, sculpted, carved, and painted by artists and craftsman from around the world for centuries. In this book, master carver Ian Norbury offers his expertise and experience to help carvers take on the challenge of presenting the female face and figure in wood. Norbury's advice has allowed countless numbers of his students to produce successful sculptures and carvings. Inside, readers will find tips for creating patterns, in depth anatomical drawings for better understanding of the body's muscles, step by step projects with detailed photos and instructions, and a photo gallery of finished projects to illuminate and inspire.