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For anyone who's ever had trouble rendering the human face, the newly expanded and revised edition of Carving the Human Face, is your ticket to creating realistic portraits. From a world champion carver known for his lifelike busts, this updated book includes new patterns and photographs, in addition to valuable information on techniques for creating realistic hair, facial features, realistic skin and muscle, hats and head dresses. Phares provides tips for fixing common anatomical errors, and information about proper tool use. An exhaustive step-by-step project, that includes over 350 demonstration photos, guides you from a block of butternut to a finished mask of a Native American warrior. A gallery of Jeff Phares' amazing work will inspire you!

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Carving the Human Face, Second Edition, Revised & Expanded

Capturing Character and Expression in Wood

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Product code: 4246
A complete guide to creating realistic portraits in wood from a champion carver. Learn the techniques for carving hair, skin, muscle and more. Following a step-by-step project with more than 350 color photos and 50 drawings that provide useful anatomical references, you'll be guided to completely sculpt the piercing features of a Native American warrior wearing a wolf headdress.
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Weight 1.3500
Author Jeff Phares
Pages 144
Product Form Paperback
Size 8.5" x 11" x .37"
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