Decorative Decoy Carver's Painting n Pattern Portfolio offers a classic portfolio of Burk's detailed color patterns and finishing tips and techniques. Page after page of full color patterns and detailed paint mixing instructions for 16 of the most popular and beautiful species, including both drakes and hens.
Burning and texturing used in bird carving are just like carving and painting ~ to learn how to burn one must burn, ~ to learn how to texture one must texture and so on and so on. One cannot ever practice enough. The purpose of this book is to acquaint beginning carvers with as wide a range as possible of texturing methods and techniques so as to enable you to progress more quickly. We recommend this book to further develop your skills in all areas of pyrography. 66pp
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.