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
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
By: A W Diamond, Robert Bateman & Rodolf Schreiber
Painting the Red-Phase Eastern Screech Owl by Jerry Simchuk
Painting the Mountain Bluebird Male by Jerry Simchuk
Painting the Male & Female Western Tanagers by Jerry Simchuk
Painting the Male & Female American Goldfinch by Jerry Simchuk
Painting the Green-Winged Teal Drake by Jerry Simchuk
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 Landscaping diagram, Scaling diagram, and a full-size color illustration. 18 pages. Spiral bound.
this is a used book $13.95 (reg. $16.95)
Fundamentals of checkering booklet – complete basic information on how to begin checkering
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.
America’s leading stock-makers have contributed photographs of their handiwork and full-size line drawings of checkering and carving patterns to illustrate the art of stockmaking. 336 Pages – Hardcover.
A complete home workshop reference for the amateur and expert carver and checkerer. Included are ready to use patterns as well as detailed instructions and techniques on how to make gunstocks look better, feel better and grip better.
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
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.
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
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
Contains pattern and instructions for carving a gray whale and general carving tips.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carving Patterns and Photos by Cam Merkle – Volume 2, Songbirds.
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: ◦American Robin
44 pages, 163 colour photos. 11×17″ Coil-bound.
by Cam Merkle
With 250 clear color photos and concise text, Jose Valencia takes readers through all the steps necessary to create unique carvings on rifle or shotgun stocks. Learn to create and apply patterns, remove factory checkering, and use a high speed power pen and accompanying bits to create elaborate scroll, basket weave, and maple leaf patterns, along with realistic wildlife carvings. Adapting patterns to curved surfaces, sanding, and finishing techniques are also shown and explained. Seven patterns are provided for each of the carvings. A color photo gallery is also provided for further inspiration. Once readers have mastered the techniques for carving and finishing these patterns, they will be able to transform standard gunstocks into works of art that will be appreciated for generations.
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
Carving & Painting the Western Screech Owl by Jerry Simchuk
Carving & Painting the Northern Cardinal by Jerry Simchuk
One used copy in stock for $30.00
Carving & Painting the Mallard Drake Head by Jerry Simchuk
Carving & Painting the Lazali Bunting by Jerry Simchuk
Carving & Painting the Gyrfalcon by Jerry Simchuk
One damaged copy in stock for $35.00 has whole in back cover
Carving & Painting the Black-Capped Chickadee by Jerry Simchuk
Carving & Painting the Belted Kingfisher by Jerry Simchuk
Carving & Painting the Barn Owl by Jerry Simchuk
Carving & Painting the American Kestrel by Jerry Simchuk
19 Page book on carving a Pacific Walrus. Also includes a pattern about 7″ long.
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.
6-Pack includes pattern, paint schedule, color illustration and carving tips for a Banded Butterflyfish, Blue Chromis, Graysby, Bluehead Wrasse, Barred Hamlet and a Whitespotted Filefish. Also included are tips on composition and presentation. Perfect for beginning and intermediate skilled carvers.
Six fish including a Cortez Rainbow Wrasse, Leather Bass, Scythe Butterflyfish, Barber Fish, Pacific Boxfish and Three-banded Butterflyfish from Baja California that can be used together in a variety of combinations for decorative reef fish carvings. For beginning and intermediate carvers, these brightly colored and interesting fish would be great choices as a secondary species on a larger reef carving.
Each fish comes with a pattern, paint schedule and carving tips and ideas. Discover the world of reef fish carving! By Bob Berry