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Carving Small Characters in Wood: Instructions & Patterns for Compact Projects with Personality

Simple, Beginner-Friendly Techniques for Creating Tiny 2-Inch to 3-Inch Figures

Author - Jack Price
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Author and renowned caricature woodcarver Jack Price is the leading voice to learn from on how to create small statuettes!

Making tedious techniques more approachable, Carving Small Characters offers simple methods in a smaller format to carve compact caricatures with personality. With step-by-step directions and photography, you'll be able to learn and appreciate this form of miniature character wood carving. Starting off with basic lessons then slowly progressing into greater, more detailed challenges, author and renowned caricature woodcarver Jack Price is the leading voice to learn from on how to carve small statuettes!

This beginner-friendly book will have you carving tiny compact figures in no time! Lessons on:
  • Carving 101 - Get started with some basic wood carving information and the "whys" of small carvings
  • Carving 102 - Shaping the body & face, and dressing & painting your character
  • Carving 201 - Methods for ears, hair, expressions, hands, turning the character's head, and more
  • Carving 202 - Displaying your characters, references, a gallery, and your final challenge

Making tedious techniques more approachable, Carving Small Characters offers simple methods in a smaller format to carve compact caricatures with personality.

With step-by-step directions and photography, you'll be able to learn and appreciate this form of miniature character wood carving. Starting off with basic lessons on carving the body and face then progressing into greater challenges like creating ears, hairstyles, and grimaces, author and renowned caricature woodcarver Jack Price is the leading voice to learn from on how to carve small statuettes! A well-respected carver, Price is also the author of the popular books Carving Compact Characters and 50 Character Patterns for Woodcarvers. Beginning his career in 1975, he has been specializing in compact figures since 1978, with most of his work ranging from 2-3 inches in height.

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Weight 0.556250
Pages 104
Size 6" x 9" x .30"
Author Jack Price
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Jack Price author of Carving Compact Characters and 50 Character Patterns for Woodcarvers, is a retired Texas public school administrator living in Cleburne, Texas. He began carving in 1975 and has specialized in compact figures since 1978. Jack definitely doesn't believe that "bigger is better," as most of his carvings are only 2-3 inches in height!

As he travels to display his carving talents, Jack is more than willing to share his carving knowledge with others. Jack is a founding member of CCA. He also belongs to several woodcarving groups and is past-president of the Texas Woodcarvers Guild.

Packed with approachable carving techniques and progressive lessons that will help you create tiny figures with big personalities! Midwest Book Review