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
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
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.