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Art of Carving Netsuke, The
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Art of Carving Netsuke, The
Art of Carving Netsuke, The - A new title on the intricate skill of creating Japanese Netsuke, traditionally created for practical reasons (to secure a valuables pouch to the sash of Japanese garments), yet now highly collectible works of art. Concise, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by numerous colour photographs taking the reader through a wide range of projects. This will inspire carvers...
£16.99(vat exempt)
Beginning Woodcarving
Beginning Woodcarving
Beginning Woodcarving - Projects, Techniques, ToolsA bumper collection of articles from the pages of 'Woodcarving' magazine covering the essential techniques the novice woodcarver will need to make good progress in levels of confidence and in expertise. Previously published as Woodcarving Techniques for Beginners and Useful Techniques for Woodcarvers.ISBN: 9781861082800Author: Best of Woodcarving MagazinePublisher:...
£16.99(vat exempt)
Caricature Carvers Showcase
Caricature Carvers Showcase
Caricature Carvers Showcase - 50 of the Best Designs and Patterns from the Caricature Carvers of AmericaAn amazing and must-have volume, with 30 active and emeritus members of the exclusive Caricature Carvers of America. Includes samples of their diverse and award-winning work. Also included are biographies, original caricature patterns, and expert carving techniques and painting tips.ISBN: 9781565233379Author:...
£11.99(vat exempt)
Caricature Carving
Caricature Carving
Caricature Carving - Expert Techniques & 30 All-Time Favorite ProjectsCaricature Carving delves into the realm of comic expressionism thanks to artists like Pete LeClair, Ross Oar, Phil Bishop and Arnold Smith. Discover fun projects, tips and techniques from these experts, as well as a gallery of their work to spur the imagination for unique creations. This contains a collection of 30 of the best caricature...
£12.99(vat exempt)
 
Carving Gargoyles, Grotesques, and Other Creatures of Myth
Carving Gargoyles, Grotesques, and Other Creatures of Myth
Carving Gargoyles, Grotesques, and Other Creatures of Myth - History, Lore, and 12 Artistic PatternsThese mysterious beasts are a popular carving subject and anyone who has ever wanted to carve a gargoyle, grotesque, chimera or guardian, or just understand their differences, will devour this unique tutorial from renowned woodcarver, Shawn Cipa. This comprehensive start to finish guide to the process...
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Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners
Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners
Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners - Readers can create their own Japanese carvings with this new, comprehensive how-to title on the intricate skill of Japanese netsuke. Traditionally created for practical reasons, these fantastic, miniature carvings are now highly collectible works of art. Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners is packed with information on the history, techniques, tools and skills...
£16.99(vat exempt)
Carving On Turning
Carving On Turning
Carving On Turning - This handsome book, by talented wordworker and teacher Chris Pye, provides background and introduction to two truly disparate, yet entirely complimentary, crafts: carving and turning. Discover how simple decorative marks, through to advanced carving and shaping techniques, can enhance your turned objects and add an element of artistrty. Begin with a beautiful sun bowl and a wheat-ear...
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Carving the Human Face
Carving the Human Face
Carving the Human Face - Capturing Character and Expression in WoodFor anyone who's ever had trouble rendering the human face, the newly expanded and revised edition of Carving the Human Face, is the ticket to creating realistic portraits. From a world champion carver known for his lifelike busts, this updated book includes new patterns and photographs, in addition to valuable information on techniques...
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Carving the Human Figure
Carving the Human Figure
Carving the Human Figure - Studies in Wood and StoneThe human figure is the most important subject in sculpture. In this practical introduction the emphasis is on carving in wood, but sculptors in other media will find it equally valuable. Male and female figures are included, plus drapery, and stylised and abstract carving. Basic human anatomy, including heads, torsos, knees and hands, is coveredas...
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Celtic Carved Lovespoons
Celtic Carved Lovespoons
Celtic Carved Lovespoons - 30 Patterns Centuries ago, ardent young Welshmen began the tradition of creating beautiful wooden spoons, carved with appropriate romantic symbols, to give to the girl of their dreams. Lovespoons are still presented as tokens of affection and good luck today, and in this book two leading practitioners explain the background of their craft, revealing the techniques involved...
£14.99(vat exempt)
Chip Carver's Workbook
Chip Carver's Workbook
Chip Carver's Workbook - Teach Yourself with 7 Easy and Decorative ProjectsOutlines the basics of wood selection, tools and sharpening, layout, lettering, and finishing while instructing on the techniques for decorating household items and creating pieces in a variety of designs.ISBN: 9781565232570Author: Dennis MoorPublisher: Fox ChapelImprint: Fox ChapelSeries Title: Binding: PB
£9.99(vat exempt)
Complete Book of Woodcarving, The
Complete Book of Woodcarving, The
Complete Book of Woodcarving, The - Everything You Need to Know to Master the CraftWhether you’re a woodworker expanding your talents, a seasoned carver refining your skills, or a beginner newly introduced to this fulfilling craft, this is the only carving book you need. Brimming with expert instruction and nine attractive projects, you’ll learn all the classic carving styles and techniques along with...
£17.49(vat exempt)
 
Easy Woodcarving
Easy Woodcarving
Simple Techniques for Carving & Painting Wood with hundreds of color photos and easy-to-use patterns, Easy Woodcarving is the step-by-step guide for beginner carvers. No previous carving knowledge is needed. Anyone can learn the basics of carving with the easy-to-follow skill-building exercises, clearly defined terms, and the informative chapter on choosing tools and selecting wood. New carvers...
£9.99inc vat
Elements of Woodcarving
Elements of Woodcarving
Elements of Woodcarving - 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.ISBN: 9781861081087Author: Chris PyePublisher: GMCImprint:...
£16.99(vat exempt)
Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons
Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons
Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons - Understanding, Designing, and Carving Romantic HeirloomsFor any carver or crafter looking to create ‘something different,’ this gorgeous book offers the novel and romantic idea of a lovespoon - a hand-carved symbol of love that has endured for centuries. Featuring three step-by-step projects and 15 original patterns, this comprehensive guide also covers selecting the...
£14.99(vat exempt)
Learn to Carve in the Round
Learn to Carve in the Round
This inspirational and informative book is designed to take the reader on a journey to develop their understanding of form, design, artistic creativity and technical knowledge in woodcarving. Seven innovative projects, which gradually increase in difficulty, introduce and build on important techniques for the reader to learn, practise and adopt. By working through the projects, the reader will become...
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Little Book of Whittling, The
Little Book of Whittling, The
Relax the old-fashioned way - Whether you're in front of a campfire or on the front porch, The Little Book of Whittling will help you unwind while you create useful and whimsical objects with nothing more than a pocketknife, a twig and a few minutes of time. Author Chris Lubkemann, with 40 years of whittling experience under his belt, will have you "whittling away the hours" with expert guidance presented...
£10.99(vat exempt)
Relief Carving Wood Spirits
Relief Carving Wood Spirits
Relief Carving Wood Spirits - A Step-by-Step Guide for Releasing Faces in WoodThe definitive guide for learning relief carving. From transferring the pattern to preparing the wood and making the cuts, every element of the carving process is carefully illustrated and clearly explained. In carving a legendary wood spirit, a beginner will learn about tools and how to use them, how to create realistic...
£9.99(vat exempt)
Wildlife Carving in Relief
Wildlife Carving in Relief
Wildlife Carving in Relief - Carving Techniques and PatternsAn in-depth introduction teaches novice carvers basic techniques, such as choosing wood and transferring a pattern while intermediate and experienced carvers will appreciate a section devoted to advanced techniques, such as undercutting for depth and creating free-floating areas within a carving. Step-by-step line drawings are included for...
£17.99(vat exempt)
Wood Carving Basics
Wood Carving Basics
Wood Carving Basics - Carving is an area of woodworking that has wide appeal and can start as simply as whittling figures with a pocket knife. Since the cost of entry is so low, many people are willing to give it a try. But some people are put off by the conflicting information about what tools to buy, how to sharpen them and by the bewildering range of carving styles. This book, with its common-sense...
£12.99(vat exempt)