Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the worldâ€™s leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, still photographs and 45 minutes of step-by-step video instruction. Highly recommended as a first step to figure carving, this DVD guides the viewer through the process of carving the female torso â€“ a beautiful but simple shape that can be executed at any size. This is an ideal introduction to the full female figures of Carving the Female Figure and Carving the Female Figure 2.