Carving the Native American: Step-By-Step Techniques for Carving & Finishing

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ISBN: 9781565237872
Dewey: 736.4
LCC Number: TT199.7
Author: John Burke
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Pages: 104
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Carving the Native American takes you step-by-step through the creation of an expressive Native American bust. From starting with a clay model| to blocking out your carving| to shaping and detailing the tiniest curves of the face| all the way to staining and finishing| it guides you through the entire process of sculpting a large lifelike bust. Both beginning and veteran carvers will discover practical techniques and strategies that apply to any large sculptural carving. Sketch guides are provided to help you shape a realistic face| along with comprehensive instructions and hundreds of revealing photographs of work in progress. Author John Burke was a prolific and talented carver| known for his detailed| highly realistic Native American busts. Burke’s original sketches and personal sidebars throughout this book offer revealing insights for a new generation of sculptors. A beautiful full color gallery offers photographs of some of his most magnificent creations. Use them as inspiration for your own carving projects. Inside Carving the Native American you’ll find: ” Start-to-finish guide to carving a large realistic bust ” Techniques and strategies for any large sculptural carving ” Over 250 step-by step photographs that demonstrate precise cuts ” Expert advice on modeling| blocking| shaping| detailing| and finishing ” Inspiring colorful photo gallery of the author’s work

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Carving the Native American takes the reader step-by-step through the creation of an expressive Native American bust. From starting with a clay model| to blocking out your carving| to shaping and detailing the tiniest curves of the face| all the way to staining and finishing| it guides you through the entire process of sculpting a large lifelike bust. Both beginning and veteran carvers will discover practical techniques and strategies to apply to any large sculptural carving. Sketch guides are provided to help you shape a realistic face| along with comprehensive instructions and hundreds of revealing photographs of work in progress. The author’s original sketches and personal sidebars throughout this book offer revealing insights for a new generation of sculptors. A beautiful full color gallery presents an inspirational selection of his most magnificent work.

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Weight 0.98 lbs
Dimensions 11.11 × 8.41 × 0.23 in
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