This DVD and Template presents Jim Redhawk's unique style of carving which is very easy to follow and quick to learn. The instructional DVD offers step-by-step methods for you to follow along. Please note that the DVD has instructions for the carving the face only. You may wish to add the hat as shown or carve your own version. The template method Jim uses is so simple and effective that you will want to use the same techniques as your carving skills progress.
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Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London. Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, a tool list, and still photographs.
Ian offers 45 minutes of step-by-step video instructions for carving a striking male torso. He covers key muscle structures and underlying anatomy. His finishing techniques include how to deal with knots in wood. This is not a difficult carving and with a block of strongly grained wood the viewer can create a truly memorable piece.