Every power tool and technique necessary for capturing the animal kingdom is presented. Frank Russell provides concise instructions and demonstrates techniques and carving sequences. 150 full-color photographs present every step. Following the philosophy that you can only carve what you know, photographs of living animals accompany each carving sequence. Twelve project plans are provided as well. This book will bring enjoyment and challenges to all carvers, novice and professional alike. It will also guide carvers easily and concisely to finished works of art.
Carving Realistic Animals with Power
Includes plans for a bear, bobcat, bison, elephant, fox, giraffe, horse, rabbit, squirrel, tiger in addition to a whitetail deer and wolf. These are especially relevant to provide the carver with ample opportunity to apply newly discovered techniques. Furthermore, color reference photographs accompany the projects.
Size: 8 1/2″ X 11″ | 192 color photos, 17 line drawings | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780887406379 | Binding: soft cover
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