The definitive guide for learning relief carving. From transferring the pattern to preparing the wood and making the cuts, every element of the carving process is carefully illustrated and clearly explained. In carving a legendary wood spirit, a beginner will learn about tools and how to use them, how to create realistic eyes, noses, and other facial features, and how to add the element of texture.
Using found wood such as driftwood, roots, and old beams from barns, Tom leads you through the carving of wonderous, fanciful faces, that are both enchanting and beautiful. Lots of photos as always accompany the instructions. 66pp