Carving Realistic Flowers Rev Ed (Paperback)Wanda Marsh (author)
Paperback 64 Pages / Published: 01/01/2014
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This book helps you learn to carve roses, hibiscuses, and morning glories that are strikingly true to life! This beginning-to-advanced-level carving book offers three projects designed to teach the carving skills needed to recreate any flower, using a rotary carving tool for most operations. Each project incorporates new skills and techniques that are structured to guide you through the basics of flower carving. The author, an award-winning woodcarver, offers step-by-step instructions for carving and texturing a lifelike flower, along with full-size patterns and excellent painting guidelines. Beautiful close-up reference photographs of real flowers reveal subtle variations in bloom, petals and leaf groupings. This book includes a detailed examination of all the power tools needed to create realistic carvings, including bits and burs, flexible shaft machines, handpieces and dust collectors.
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 280 x 216 x 4 mm
"This book stands out because of its beautiful color photographs and its excellent painting guidelines. Even relatively inexperienced carvers should enjoy success . . . perfect for woodcarvers and those interested in decorative arts. "
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