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Step-by-step instructions and patterns for hen and drake canvasback, redhead, and bluebill cork decoys. Plus how to carve the head, set the eyes, and make a keel.
By Mark Costilow

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Step-by-step instructions and detailed pattern for creating a lifesize hooded merganser drake. Plus paint swatches for exact color mixing and both airbrushing and handpainting tips.

By Russell Martin Jr. With: Lonnie Dye

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Step-by-step instructions and patterns for a lifesize bluebird. Painting instructions for both oils and acrylics (including paint swatches) plus inside tips and techniques.
By Laura Lucio

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Step-by-step instructions and patterns for carving and painting the goldeneye drake, goldeneye hen, and pintail hen. Included are color mixtures and paint swatches plus insight from Michael Harde.

By Michael Harde

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Step-by-step instructions, patterns, and paint swatches to create an American goldfinch. Plus detailed feather patterns and How to make a daisy and bud.

By  Victor Paroyan

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In this book, Bob addresses the artistic and creative elements of fish carving composition. He examines 16 carvings, breaking down each one and identifying different design elements.

He explains the ideas behind the carvings and offers tips on good (and Bad) composition choices. 16 pages of color photographs. 20 pages.  By Bob Berry

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Learn how Bob Berry paints. He has successfully painted with tube acrylics for more than 30 years. Learn his techniques for hand brushing, airbrushing, and how he uses them in tandem. Bob’s painting is based on primary, secondary and intermediate colors. With tints, shades, metallics, iridescents and pearlescents. 17 pages Spiral bound.
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Precise, easy to read steps to painting this favorite fish. Tips on carving, plus a full-size fold-out “Pattern You Can Trust” will surely give you an advantage at the next competition. 10 pages. Spiral bound.
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Bob used this pattern to carve and win the World Fish Carving Championships in 1985. Precise step- by-step painting instructions. Full-size fold-out “Pattern You Can Trust”. 13 pages. Spiral bound.
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Picasso Triggerfish made easy . . .well, easier with Bob’s new book, Painting A Picasso Triggerfish & Some Stuff You Should Know About Carving One.Half carving information, half paint schedule, Bob shares tips for making fins, eyes, and some of the subtle nuances of these unusual fish. His easy to follow, step-by-step painting instructions are good for painting by hand or with an airbrush.

Book includes 8.5″ pattern, Landscaping diagram, Scaling diagram, and a full-size color illustration. 18 pages. Spiral bound.

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This is the ultimate Moorish Idol. No more searching for good reference Photos. Bob puts together the entire package here. Includes color photo, detaileddiagram, and a “pattern you can trust”. 13 pages.Spiral bound.
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The best and most complete book on painting rainbow trout. This excellent book teaches you how to paint a rainbow. It guides you through the process of painting Typical, Dark Spawning Phase, Parr- Marked Juvenile, and Silvery Bright colorations. Clear illustrations and descriptions on color application, blending, layering, transitions, spot patterns and hand painted details. Covers airbrush and hand brush techniques and which one works best, and when. 21 pages of easy to understand instructions. Spiral bound.
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This is the best book on the subject. This easy to understand book guides and teaches you how to really paint brown trout. Includes paint schedules Typical, Loch Leven, German Brown, Silvery Bright, and Brown color phases.

Airbrush and hand brush techniques, and which works best, and when. Learn from detailed color application steps. Blending, layering, transitions, acute angled airbrushing, spot patterns and hand painting details that are proven to get the results you want. 21 information-packed pages. Spiral bound.

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Contains plans, patterns and instructions for a single whale, a calf, and a sperm whale family grouping and for a variety of decorative display bases. Carving tips and a handy glossary of terms

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Contains patterns, plans and instructions for carving each shark- a white, a shortfin marko, a longfin mako, an atlantic porbeagle and a pacific porbeagle – as well as a decorative display base. Also  general carving tips and instructions for finishing and documenting a complete carving.

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Contains plans, patterns and instructions for carving a killer whale, a longfin pilot whale and a shortfin pilot whale as well as a decorative display base. General carving tips and instructions for finishing and documenting a completed carving

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Contains plans, patterns and instructions for carving a humpback whale mother with her newborn calf and general carving tips. Includes instructions for a decorative display base

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Contains plans, patterns and instructions for creating an individual dolphin or a pair, and for a variety of decorative display bases. Also general carving tips and a handy glossary of terms.

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Contains patterns, plans, and instructions for carving each whale in the rorqual family – a blue, a fin, a sei, a bryde’s, a minke and a humpback. Also general carving tips and instructions for finishing and documenting a complete carving.

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24 different patterns for 20 species of songbirds. Included for each species are great reference photos that you’ll find invaluable when carving and painting your project. Also includes short carving tips to help you avoid common mistakes, as well as a bit of interesting trivia for each species. Includes patterns and photos for: Red-winged and Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Mountain Bluebird, Gray Catbird, Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Brown-headed Cowbird, Northern Flicker, Blue and Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, Costa’s and Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, Gray and Steller’s Jays, Dark-eyed Junco, American Robin, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Clay-coloured Sparrow and Bohemian and Cedar Waxwings.
44 pages, 163 colour photos. 11×17″ Coil-bound.
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19 different patterns for 16 species of waterfowl and shorebirds. Included for each species are great reference photos that you’ll find invaluable when carving and painting your project. Also includes short carving tips to help you avoid common mistakes, as well as a bit of interesting trivia for each species. Includes patterns and photos for: Blue-winged Teal, Green-winged Teal, Bufflehead, Canvasback, Mallard, Pintail, Redhead, Ruddy Duck & Wood Duck Drakes; American Avocet; 2 – Canada Goose patterns; 2 – Common Loon patterns; Great Blue Heron; Labrador Duck Drake & Hen; Least Sandpiper and Willet.
36 pages, 54 colour photos. 11×17″ Coil-bound.
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At last, the book you’ve been asking for . . .Designed as the companion book to 6-Pack Baja California Reef Fish, this book has complete instructions for a variety of items that will enhance your Baja reef fish carving.Bob gives instructions for carving, painting, and installing an Encrusted Stony Coral, a White Gorgonian, Sulphur Sponge, Colonial Tunicate, White Sea Urchin, Yellow Spotted Star, and a Fluctuating Turban. He also tells you how he carves a reefscape base.

No more guesswork and uncertainty when it comes to choosing habitat. With just these few pieces, you have lots of combinations to choose from and you can carve with confidence, knowing your habitat is from the right reef!
30 pages. Spiral bound.  By Bob Berry

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Carving Popular Birds patterns and instructions for 12 life size models    $25.95

Carving Tropical Birds  $20.95

Painting Popular Bird Carvings 16 full color plates and complete instructions   $20.95

Carving Decorative Duck Decoys with Full size templates  $25.95

Carving Duck Decoys with full size templates for hollow Construction  $25.95

Carving Famous Antique Bird Decoys patterns and instructions for reproducing 16 Masterpieces from the Shelburne Museum  $25.95

Miniature Duck Decoys for woodcarvers easy to use templates and complete instructions for making 16 decorative carvings $20.95

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Carving Famous antique Bird Decoys  $25.95

Carving Decorative Duck Decoys $25.95

Carving Duck Decoys $25.95

Miniature Duck Decoys for Woodcarvers $$20.95

Painting Popular Bird Carvings $20.95

Carving Popular Birds $25.95

Carving Tropical Birds $20.95

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6-Pack includes pattern, color illustration, paint schedule and carving tips for a Bird Wrasse, Reef Triggerfish, Hawaiian Squirrelfish, Bluestripe Butterflyfish, Schooling Bannerfish and a Hawaiian Sergeant. For beginning and intermediate skill levels. Perfect for adding variety and interest to your reef fish carving.

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Yet another 6-pack of favorites without repeats from TROUT PATTERNS I or TROUT PATTERNS II. Includes six full size, fold-out “patterns you can trust” of a Apache trout, Colorado River cutthroat trout, two brown trout, and two rainbow trout. Also includes 2 pages of color reference illustrations. 9 pages. Spiral bound.

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