Sculpting the Female Face & Figure in Wood: A Reference and Techniques Manual (Paperback)
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The female face and the female figure have been drawn, sculpted, carved, and painted by artists and craftsman from around the world for centuries. In this book, master carver Ian Norbury offers his expertise and experience to help carvers take on the challenge of presenting the female face and figure in wood. Norbury's advice has allowed countless numbers of his students to produce successful sculptures and carvings. Inside, readers will find tips for creating patterns, in depth anatomical drawings for better understanding of the body's muscles, step by step projects with detailed photos and instructions, and a photo gallery of finished projects to illuminate and inspire.
About the Author
Ian Norbury is the author of Carving Facial Expressions, Fundamentals of Figure Carving, and Techniques of Creative Woodcarving. He has taught sculpture in the United States, England, Iceland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, and Germany. His sculptures are displayed at the White Knight Gallery in Cheltenham, England. His work includes commissions for Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.