Relief Carving Instructions n Patterns
Well-organized and highly instructive guidebooks can teach you everything you need to know to create attractive woodcarvings.
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.
Relief Carving Instructions n Patterns and other topics
Chipping Away offers a wide spectrum of more than 200 project books and several hundred patterns. Furthermore, they offer practical plans and ideas for carvers at all levels of expertise.
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. In addition, abundantly illustrated with literally thousands of photographs and detailed line drawings. Our woodcarving books are a wealth of information and inspiration.
Relief Carving Instructions n PatternsAn in-depth introduction teaches novice carvers basic techniques, such as choosing wood and transferring a pattern while intermediate and experienced carvers will appreciate a section devoted to advanced techniques, such as undercutting for depth and creating free-floating areas within a carving. Step-by-step line drawings are included for each project, with shaded patterns illustrating depth and shadow. Genre-specific techniques for wildlife creatures are given exclusive study in this resource and include difficult detailing elements such as creating facial features, and texturing fur, hair, and feathers. More than 60 patterns, including 15 new projects for creating fighting buck, mule deer, elk, and fish, will provide skilled hands with many new challenges. Additionally, woodcarvers will learn how to add finishing details to their projects with woodburning, Danish oil, and paint. 176ppCA $31.94
Relief Carving Instructions n PatternsThis book is filled with inspiring floral patterns and project ideas. Great for relief carving on panels, mantles, furniture, mirrors, religious cross, etc. These are suitable for carving or burning ...just like the title suggests. 54ppCA $12.95
Relief Carving Instructions n PatternsThis wonderful collection of inspirational period carving projects ranges from the quick and simple to the long and complex. Read more below.CA $31.94
Relief Carving Instructions n PatternsIf you've been wondering where to find inspiration for your next carving project, look no further. This treasure trove of classic designs from internationally recognized artist Lora S. Irish is for you. Inside you'll find 200 original patterns that make wonderful subjects for both relief and power carving. From buffalo to bears, from wood spirits to wild horses, from sailboats to the Statue of Liberty, this wide-ranging collection covers all of today's most popular subjects.CA $31.99
Relief Carving Instructions n PatternsAcclaimed carver and instructor Lora S. Irish takes you step-by-step through simple carvings on a practice board to introduce all of the essential cuts, contouring and smoothing steps used in basic relief woodcarving. You'll learn how to handle your tools, prepare a wood surface, follow a pattern, and apply a finish. 10 original new project patterns are accompanied by clear in-depth instructions and dozens of how-to photographs. Each design is presented both as an outline pattern for tracing directly onto wood, and as a detailed sketch to guide your work. A stunning photo gallery of finished projects is included to offer further inspiration. 128ppCA $25.59