Wood Spirits and Green Men (Paperback)Lora S. Irish (author)
Paperback 104 Pages / Published: 01/10/2015
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This title features 40 original patterns for carving your own Green Men and Wood Spirits. It provides a short history of these popular mythical figures. It includes step-by-step demonstrations and an inspirational full-colour gallery. Green men and wood spirits, historical symbols that link the forces of nature and humanity, have re-emerged as popular subjects for woodcarvers and other artists. This ultimate sourcebook for carving these classic figures, from noted artist and author Lora S. Irish, offers a short history and evolution of the green man and wood spirit symbols. Two step-by-step demonstrations, for carving a Green Man and a Wood Spirit Walking Stick, are provided by renowned carvers Chris Pye and Shawn Cipa. 40 ready-to-use, original patterns are also included, along with a full-colour gallery of eye-catching and inspiring photos from Clive Hicks. Inside this book you'll find all the tips, techniques, information and inspiration necessary to successfully create your own interpretation of this timeless icon - in any craft medium you choose.
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Number of pages: 104
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 9 x 11 x 8 mm
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