Join award-winning woodcarver Desiree Hajny as she reveals her artistic approach to carving majestic white-tailed deer. Desiree is well known for her lifelike, richly detailed animal carvings. Now she shares her knowledge and carving secrets with you in this handy reference guide. Celebrate the natural beauty of wild deer as you create your own magnificent woodcarvings. Inside youâ€™ll find ready-to-use carving patterns for making beautifully realistic bucks, does, and fawns. Clear reference photos provide inspiring views of deer from all angles, and color-coded anatomy sketches help you to understand how they move. The author offers expert tips for carving challenging details like eyes, nose, and mouth, along with texturing, painting, and finishing techniques.