The book is designed to open flat while being used, and the texts point out important details to be observed. The heads of waterfowl drafted in intricate detail. Exact specifications regarding head thickness, eye color and size, and the fine points of the bill from top, bottom, and profile views. Four patterns are included for each bird: full-sized, 1/2, 2/3 and 1/4 of the actual size.
This volume is a complete and extensive source book of wildfowl observation for carvers, taxidermists, ornithologists, bird watchers and waterfowl enthusiasts. This book contains a wealth of beauty with each photograph taken. Hard Cover
See just how easy airbrushing really is. With step-by-step instructions, you will move from the beginning to finishing a drake and hen Teal duck. When you are finished you will find that the airbrush, when used in conjunction with traditional brush techniques, will add to your joy of carving and the quality of your work.
Whether you are a novice exploring the craft of decoy carving, a veteran craftsman seeking a change of pace, or a painter looking for a fresh outlet to demonstrate your talents, the author's expert guidance will have you creating your very own stylized contemporary decoy to display and admire. 370 color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions. 108pp