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Wildlife Carving In Relief, Second Edition Revised And Expanded: Carving Techniques And Patterns

Now revised and expanded with more than 30 stunning patterns for buck, mule, elk and fish. Covers both basic and advanced relief carving techniques, with a step-by-step buffalo portrait demonstration and finishing touches for burning fur and feathers.

Paperback: 175 pages

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing; 2nd Revised, Expanded ed. edition (November 1, 2009)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1565234480

ISBN-13: 978-1565234482

Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.4 x 11.1 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #181,329 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #59 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Wood Crafts & Carving > Carving #300 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > How-to & Home Improvements > Woodworking > Projects

Very disappointed. Almost 100 pages of the book are drawings that do not relate specifically to carving. Some look like children's coloring book drawings the others are OK sketches of animals that one could draw or find elsewhere. There is NOTHING in those drawings to illustrate any carving techniques, or how they would be carved. There are 3 pages of "animal reference photos". Umm I can find hundreds of similar photos by simply using the Internet. More useful would be examples of animal carvings in various stages of completion.I have only briefly glanced at the first 5 chapters, it does look as though there are some useful thoughts there, we shall see. Mostly I resent that over half the book is "filler". It looks as though she wrote 73 pages and realized that that was not long enough to be considered a book so cobbled together the aforementioned drawings and photos.

Very Nice book. Great patterns & ideas. This is one of my firts books for carving and there is a lot of information in it, about what tools to use for what and which woods are good for carving. And the patterns copy nice and can be used for more then just carving like pyrography.

This is a very good introduction into wildlife relief carving. I have carved for years, but never did relief carving. The book offers very good instruction and then leads the reader through a step-by-step relief carving. Moreover, the lasting value of the book is the large number of wildlife patterns that can be used for ongoing projects. I highly recommend this book.

I love this book. It has a beautiful gallery of pictures and instructions to help the crafter improve their craft. The projects in the book are animals and scenery, but with a little imagination you will be able to learn and transfer the skill to any art form.

Lora Irish puts forth in amazing detail relief carving using hand tools. The book is well worth the purchase price for the artwork alone, her teaching is masterful.

I purchased this book after reading other reviews and viewing the included picture templates from another web site. The book was exactly as I expected. The information concerning the use of carving tools gave me a better understanding of how to improve my carving skills and highlighted a few carving techniques I haven't read before. Great book for beginners. Full page templates. Easy and quick read.

As a mid-level carver, I found this book very helpful, particularly the articulate, step-by-step description of the project.The patterns are well done and lend themselves to application of the methods shown in the first part of the book.

This book has a lot of good ideas to practice relief wood carving. It does assume you have some sort of carving skills. It's a great reference book for my collection. I bought the book "used". The book looked "New". No markings at all throughout.

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