Learn to capture beauty and expression in wood with the art of stylized carving. Features interviews and artwork from top carvers and 5 step-by-step carving demonstrations for canvasback duck, hummingbird, bottlenose dolphin, shelf-sitting mouse, and rainbow trout.
Do your carvings lack the artistic expression you desire?
If so, try stylized carving. This technique favors form over detail and allows the natural state of the wood to dictate the direction of your work. By using this technique, your carvings will gain movement and your work will be more interesting. Inside this book you will be introduced to the artwork of 14 accomplished carvers. You will find out what inspires them and why they prefer stylized carving to other techniques. You will also be led, step-by-step, through 5 carving projects.
Featuring 5 step-by-step carving demonstrations:
Featuring Interviews and Art from 14 Top Carvers:
Ray Kunz , Dick Pillmore, Gino Sordi, Clark Schreibeis, Mary Kruetzfeldt, J. Christopher White, Del Herbert, Ken Newman, Ralph Mueller, June Lyons, Carl Korschgen, Lew Hammer, Nick Eason, Pati Stajar