Inside this book you will meet many artists – masters in the art of carving found wood. You will hear their exciting stores of foraging wood and view photographed samples of their work. Learn what each artists looks for in a piece of wood, what tools they use, tips for finishing, and more. Also a step-by-step projects in cottonwood bark. You will never look at a tree the same again. 90pp
You don't have to be Irish to love this new carving book from Streetman...and that's no blarney. 25 Leprechaun patterns full of humour and impishness are a delight to carve ~ they sell well at craft and carving shows too! 64pp
over 200 original designs, and easy-to-follow lessons that can be applied to any medium, Great Book of Celtic Patterns begins with an historical perspective before introducing the basics of creating simple knotted lines and twists which form the foundation of Celtic art. In no time, readers will learn how to create their own original designs by adding knots, textures and finials.