How To Carve Human Forms
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How 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
How 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
How To Carve Human FormsCome into the workshop of Fred Zavadil and follow along step-by-step as this award-winning Master Carver draws his idea, models it in clay and from the model, creates a masterpeice in wood.CA $19.20
Fred won 1st, 2,d and 3rd place awards in the Master Division at the International Woodcarvers Congress in June of 2008. This was the first time this ever happened in their 43 year history! This book will show you how Fred does it!
How 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
How To Carve Human FormsFemale faces can be a real challenge ...in fact most attempts - well, you know! There is definitely a few tips and tricks that will make it easier. Harold knows them all and shares his knowledge within the 32 page color booklet and study stick.CA $7.67
The oveall bone and muscle structure is the same for all women. Gravity, age, and a little bit of genetics all play a part in the final result.