Get started in caricature carving with this party of beginner-friendly whittling projects! An excellent place to try your hand at carving adorable caricatures and learn how to capture their unique traits -- from exaggerated facial features to expressive, googly eyes -- Quick Whittles offers 16 portable projects you can carve in one sitting or even on-the-go. Featuring detailed guidance that breaks down complex techniques into simple and achievable steps, every easy wood carving project includes step-by-step instructions, coordinating photography, painting and finishing tips, and full-size patterns. From a PB&J-inspired whimsy and a folk art Santa ornament to a friendly narwhal, cute caterpillar, turtle wheelie toy, and even a face inside of a golf ball, each project conveys a charming emotion and personality that's sure to delight and offer satisfied smiles upon their completion. Also included is an insightful opening section with overviews on carving basics, such how to hold the knife, make basic cuts, work with the grain, safely sharpen your knife, and how to paint your finished project.