Paul and Camille guide us through a hands on, educational journey of Snowmen including Igloo Snowman and the Snowbank Snowman both of which are rich in color and full of life. 9 complete patterns in full color and easy to follow carving and painting instructions. 64pp
With 340 color photographs the reader is taken step-by-step through the carving process. Easy-to-follow instructions review some of the basic techniques of carving caricatures before introducing some new tricks for carving and finishing the figures. A large gallery offering four-sided views of a variety of Santas, is a useful guide. The exciting variety of Santas will inspire carvers to produce full figure carvings, busts, ornaments, bottle stoppers, and more. A great book for woodcarvers of all ages.
These are the kind of Santas that have been found in American art, literature, and advertising since the 1860s and have a warm place in the imaginations of children and memories of adults everywhere. 64pp
Traditional Santa in stride, heading for the reindeer pen to hook up for big flight. He is accompanied by old Rudolph, who looks a bit bewildered by the night that lies ahead. A nice change and of course, lots of photos. 64pp
Now, carvers looking to create a family heirloom of their own will learn to carve a full 15-piece manger scene with award-winning artist, Shawn Cipa. Each project features full material lists and painting color schemes to help bring your carving to life. Also included, is a simple pattern for a stable. 80pp