How To Carve Human Forms
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Many of our books are written for the novice to intermediate carver and teach how to carve a variety of topics. Our books cover all styles of woodcarving: whittling, in-the-round, relief, and chip carving.
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The authors provide a detailed yet easy-to-follow introduction to carving tools and how to use them. There are also helpful hints and expert advice on painting and finishing. woodcarving as gifts. We have a number of books devoted to carving birds and waterfowl. Abundantly illustrated with literally thousands of photographs and detailed line drawings. Our woodcarving books are a wealth of information and inspiration.
Carving Human Head EuropeanHow To Carve Human FormsLearn to carve a classic European bust using the traditional and famous system of Tyrolean carvers. This book presents a complete wood sculpting course in proportion and design. Prepared by instructors at the renowned Geisler-Moroder Austrian Woodcarving School. The largest international woodcarving school in Europe.CA $25.99
Carving Realistic Faces with PowerHow To Carve Human FormsA book for power carvers by a power carver ~ but alas, if you are NOT a power carver (and many of us are not), that is fine too .... use Frank's excellent techniques ~ BUT just don't tell him you use hand tools! It's a great book and to limit it to power carving would be a shame! 64ppCA $16.58
Carving The Historic Western FaceHow To Carve Human FormsThe Cowboy, The Indian, and The Mountain Man with informative instructions (with a good deal of humour) and clear photographs from raw wood to the finished character of the old west. 112ppCA $19.14
Carving The Human FaceHow To Carve Human FormsFor anyone who's ever had trouble rendering the human face, the newly expanded and revised edition of Carving the Human Face, is your ticket to creating realistic portraits. From a world champion carver known for his lifelike busts, this updated book includes new patterns and photographs, in addition to valuable information on techniques for creating realistic hair, facial features, realistic skin and muscle, hats and head dresses. Phares provides tips for fixing common anatomical errors, and information about proper tool use. An exhaustive step-by-step project, that includes over 350 demonstration photos, guides you from a block of butternut to a finished mask of a Native American warrior. A gallery of Jeff Phares' amazing work will inspire youCA $31.94