Art of Stylized Wood Carving
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Do your carvings lack the artistic expression you desire? If so, try stylized carving. This technique favors form over detail and allows the natural state of the wood to dictate the direction of your work. By using this technique, your carvings will gain movement and your work will be more interesting. Inside this book you will be introduced to the artwork of 14 accomplished carvers. You will find out what inspires them and why they prefer stylized carving to other techniques. You will also be led, step-by-step, through 5 carving projects.

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 226.06 x 271.78 x 10.16mm | 453.59g
  • Fox Chapel Publishing
  • East Petersburg, United States
  • English
  • 1565231740
  • 9781565231740
  • 488,023

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Learn to capture expression and beauty in wood - without the rigid rules of realism. Do your carvings lack the artistic expression you desire? If so, try stylized carving. This technique favors form over detail and allows the natural state of the wood to dictate the direction of your work. By using this technique, your carvings will gain movement and your work will be more interesting. Inside this book you will be introduced to the artwork of 14 accomplished carvers. You will find out what inspires them and why they prefer stylized carving to other techniques. Featuring 5 step-by-step carving demonstrations: - Canvasback - Hummingbird - Bottlenose Dolphin - Shelf-sitting Mouse - Rainbow Trout Featuring the art of: - J. Christopher White - Del Herbert - Gino Sordi - Clark Schreibeis - Dick Pillmore - Ken Newman - Ralph Mueller - June Lyon - Ray Kunz - Mary Kruetzfeldt - Carl Korschgen - Lew Hammer - Nick Eason - Pati Stajcar

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