This book is an opportunity for lovers of fine woodcarving to examine the work of one of the art form's living masters - Ian Norbury - detailing his innovative techniques and his original and imaginative subjects.
One of the earliest guides to traditional whittling, this reprint of a 1930s classic preserves all of the original projects and text and adds updated drawings for the contemporary whittler.
In this book master carver, Ian Norbury, provides a detailed guide for all craftsmen to discover the art of creating facial expressions in woodcarving. A full range of examples show the many emotions of the human face from hapiness to sadness, anger, pride, determination, and many others to enhace and improve carvers' projects.
This extremely detailed account of carving the male and female form concentrates on the anatomical structure of the body, with close-up details, cross sections, and specific coverage of difficult areas.