Caricature Carving: Expert Techniques & 30 All-Time Favorite Projects
Best of Woodcarving Illustrated: Caricature Carving will take you into the realm of comic expressionism thanks to artists like Pete LeClair, Ross Oar, Phil Bishop and Arnold Smith. You'll discover over 30 fun carving projects, tips, and techniques from these experts, as well as a gallery of their work to spur your imagination for your own creations. In this collection of the best caricature carving projects from the pages of Woodcarving Illustrated, both beginner and experienced caricature carvers will find this book a useful reference. A plethora of amusing figures such as vikings, bears, gnomes, hobos, sports figures and cowboys are presented to provide you with inspiration. Additional articles on finishing techniques help carvers complete each new project.
From the Back Cover Caricature carvings come in all shapes and sizes, and depict an array of subjects. The one thing they all have in common is they reflect a carver's own distinct sense of humor. In this collection of the best caricature carvings from Woodcarving Illustrated, you'll discover more than 30 caricature projects that will not only make you smile, but will also inspire you to create your own unique style-no matter what your skill level. Caricature Carving features a stunning gallery of work covering everything from caricatures of people-including gnomes, woodworkers, and firefighters-to caricatures of animals such as bears and elephants. You'll gain expert information, insight, and inspiration from today's top caricature carvers, including Phil and Vicki Bishop, Desiree Hajny, Pete LeClair, Peter Ortel, Dave Stetson, and many more. The sheer variety and fun of these projects make this a reference for any carver looking to create their own distinctive caricature style and brand of humor. Woodcarving Illustrated is the leading how-to magazine for woodcarvers and includes patterns, tips and techniques from our many contributors, and inspiration to spur your imagination to make your own creations.