Duck carvers can improve the quality of their work thanks to the guidance of Bruce Burk in this updated portfolio of detailed color patterns and finishing tips and techniques. Great advice on photography, color, competitions and working with patterns followed by page after page of full color patterns and detailed paint mixing instructions for Canvasback, Redhead, Lesser Scaup, Greater Scaup, Harlequin Duck, American Goldeneye, Barrow’s Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Ring-Necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Oldsquaw, Hooded Merganser 148pp
The book is designed to open flat while being used, and the texts point out important details to be observed. The heads of waterfowl drafted in intricate detail. Exact specifications regarding head thickness, eye color and size, and the fine points of the bill from top, bottom, and profile views. Four patterns are included for each bird: full-sized, 1/2, 2/3 and 1/4 of the actual size.