“Offers ten projects that cover a wide range of both clas-sical and modern subjects in relief and in the round. ...stresses the importance of design, material, and technique, factors that must be understood to be successful at carving.”— Library Journal. “Explores...essentials in abundant, superb detail...projects...take you through the entire carving process...thought-provoking discussions of the most pressing practical questions.”— Chip Chats.
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This inspiring beginner’s guide features ten detailed carving projects that provide object lessons in the art of woodcarving, both in relief and in the round. The detailed instructions on the techniques involved and illuminating profiles on leading carvers will make this book a wealth of inspiration for years to come.About the Author:
Chris Pye has been carving professionally for over 20 years. He started carving for a house-sign company, being paid per letter. Hundreds of signs later he had perfected an efficient and precise way of lettering, which he shares here. Chris writes regularly for Woodcarving magazine, and has written other books on carving. In addition to teaching woodcarving for all abilities, his is ordained into the Western Buddhist Order. He lives in Herefordshire, England with his family.
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Book Description Guild of Master Craftsman, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1861081081
Book Description Guild of Master Craftsman, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111861081081