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Relief Carving Patterns, Tips, Techniques

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Join the ever growing community of relief carvers with this complete introduction to relief carving.  Author and relief carving artist Bill Judt shares his tricks of the trade and personal insights gathered over his 24 years of relief carving.  He then moves to the practical side of relief carving, covering the basics, from choosing woods and buying chisels to laminating boards and stamping backgrounds. A step-by-step demonstration and patterns help you get started on your own relief carving venture.  For those carvers looking to take their hobby to the next level, Bill includes time-tested advice for breaking into the world of commission carving.

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Pages 104
Publish Date 1999-10-26
Size 8.5" x 11.0" x 0.281"
Author William F. Judt
Product Form Paperback / softback

About the Author

Bill has been carving for over 27 years, starting with an adult night school course offered by the Winnipeg School Board in 1975. Mostly self-taught, his style of carving is noticeably different from that of carvers elsewhere. He specializes in relief carving (carving pictures in wood), which he does in panels that are two inches thick or less. His favorite themes are those that come out of the Bible and that allow him to combine images with the written biblical text. Almost all of his carvings are done on a commission basis, and are purchased by private families, businesses, churches, corporations, institutions and the like.

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