Carving Wood Spirits in Tree Bark: Capturing Unique Faces & Expressions in Wood

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Powerfully evocative faces can be carved in tree bark. This guide offers lessons on the anatomy of the human face, information on carving tools and how to use them, sources of bark suitable for carving, and step-by-step instructions for the creation of four terrific ""wood spirits,"" including the Cottonwood Sage, the Lady of the Cottonwood, the Two Grand Masters, and the Cottonwood Duo. Using these patterns as templates, carvers can alter different facial expressions to create unique relief carvings.

Carving Wood Spirits in Tree Bark: Capturing Unique Faces & Expressions in Wood 2000, Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781565231320

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