Learn how to carve a lifelike sea captain with this start-to-finish project booklet from woodcarving artist and instructor Dylan Goodson. From blocking out the planes, roughing in the shapes and refining the forms to adding details, painting and finishing, Carving and Painting the Sea Captain guides you through the entire process. Dylan shows you how to sculpt an expressive 12-inch-tall figure in a relaxed pose with a natural balance. He explains his expert techniques for carving finely detailed faces, hands, and clothing, and provides useful advice on the wet-into-wet paint blending method. Clear instructions and more than 80 step-by-step photographs show you exactly what to do, with full-size patterns provided for front, back, left, and right views.