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.
Traditional Bavarian woodspirits carved from a section of a tree with a branch to form the hat. Step-by-step color illustrations and a gallery of several Woodspirits offers many ideas and variations on how you can release the spirit! 64pp
Among the most popular of Tom's carving books is Tom Wolfe Carves Dragons. From the day it came off the presses Tom has gotten letters asking for a Wizard book to go with it. Well, here it is! These fanciful figures let the imagination run wild. You can make them friendly or sinister, young or old, comic or deadly serious. As a companion piece or by itself, this is an exciting new project for carvers. Lots of patterns along with step-by-step instruction. Enjoy! 64pp