Carving Classic Female Faces in Wood
A How-To Reference for Carvers and Sculptors
By (author) Ian Norbury
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Carving Classic Female Faces in Wood by Ian Norbury
Book DescriptionNoted sculptor Ian Norbury gives woodcarvers a thorough, how-to guide to bringing out the beauty of a female face from a block of wood. Using hundreds of photographs and drawings, the author provides in-depth instruction on carving two different adult faces - one European and one Afro-Caribbean - and one child's face. Both beginning and advanced woodcarvers and sculptors will find expert guidance on tackling the unique challenges of carving a female face. Included are sections on the anatomy of the female face, taking photographs and producing patterns, step-by-step instructions, and a photographic gallery of finished carvings to provide inspiration.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780854421008
(280mm x 216mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Stobart Davies Ltd
Publisher: Stobart Davies Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ian Norbury
Woodcarving, Hardback (March 2005)
Using projects to demonstrate various aspects and styles of carving, this step-by-step guide shows how to approach the craft without the assistance of large machinery. It describes major techniques such as carving in the round, relief carving, knife work, and working with burrs and rasps. It is suitable for beginning woodworkers.
Art of Ian Norbury, Hardback (February 2005)
Serves as a gallery of carvings that features the work of Ian Norbury, whose innovative style incorporates materials including mixed timber, coloured wood, metals, stones, shells, and gems. This work features photographs to illustrate his art. The repetition of human errors is a theme explored in Norbury's sculptures.
Carving Classic Female Figures in Wood, Paperback (November 2004)
World-renowned author and teacher Ian Norbury offers his extensive experience as an artist and sculptor to provide a thorough reference guide, demonstrating how to accurately and realistically portray the aspects of nude female figures in wood, focusing particularly on the torso.
Carving Facial Expressions, Hardback (April 1997)» View all books by Ian Norbury
This guide to creating facial expressions in woodcarving shows step-by-step work from the band-sawn block. It uses models of both sexes, covering a variety of ages and a variety of emotions such as sadness, anger, pride and determination. For both beginners and experienced woodcarvers.
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