Carving Realistic Flowers in Wood
Morning Glory, Hibiscus, Rose: Ready-To-Use Patterns, Step-by-Step Projects, Reference Photos
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Three projects, each incorporating new skills and techniques, are structured to guide you through the basics of flower carving. Includes reference photos, full-size patterns and step-by-step demonstrations for the morning glory, the hibiscus and the rose.
Imagine a beautiful red rose. Now imagine carving that rose in wood. Impossible? Not with the techniques in this new book from award-winning flower carver Wanda Marsh. Three projects - each incorporating new skills and techniques - are structured to guide you through the basics of flower carving. Learn to carve the simple, star-patterned petals of the morning glory, move on to the fringed petals of the hibiscus, then carve the delicate, nesting petals of the rose. Each project includes: - reference photos of the live flower - full-size, ready-to-use patterns - a list of common tools - start-to-finish carving instruction - step-by-step painting instruction Wanda Marsh's name is well known in flower-carving circles. Her most recent carving awards include winning first, second and third place in the flower carving division at the 2000 International Woodcarvers Congress in Davenport, Iowa. A popular instructor, Wanda can be found teaching flower carving in her home state of Texas and at other locations across the country.
|Size||8.5" x 11"|
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