9781861081087

Elements of Woodcarving

Pye, Chris

ISBN 10: 1861081081 / 1-86108-108-1
ISBN 13: 9781861081087
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman
Publication Date: 2000
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
“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.

Book Description:
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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