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LeMaster’s classic reference, covering in beautiful detail the habits, appearance, and behavior of 27 species. This volume graces the tables and libraries of countless North American birders, hunters, and biologists. It is an edition for the ages, and for you.
By Richard LeMaster
By Bruce Burk
Bird carving is now recognized as genuine American folk art. Here is the definitive, indispensable book on the subject of realistic bird carving for beginners, amateurs, or seasoned professionals. Master bird carver Bruce Burk takes carvers through the stages of carving, from choosing the best wood and tools to creating decoys and realistic painting. He delves into repairing decoys, cutting out a body from just one piece, burning in feather detail, drilling for legs, and duplicating iridescence. Complete with over 1,000 photographs and line-drawings, “Game Bird Carving” is the “bible” for any aspiring or professional carver. This description may be from another edition of this product
By Bob Ridges
This is a classic guide to carving and collecting decoy ducks, by noted expert Bob Ridges. He was an Englishman who discovered duck carving on a visit to the Southern USA, and later became the leading expert in the United Kingdom. He subsequently set up an advanced institute in Britain where he trained 1000s of people in the art of duck carving
A long-time favorite subject for carvers is that of beautiful birds and other wildlife. This exciting collection of realistic projects for dedicated carvers features20 stunning patterns of a wide range of birds, including a great blue heron, house wren, mourning dove, wild turkey, and so much more. With helpful instructions and detailed patterns for each project, also included are a few animal carving designs for a mountain lion, bear, and wild horse. From ducks, geese, and songbirds to birds of prey and shorebirds, Carving Wildlife in Wood is a must-have source of inspiration for passionate carvers with a love for nature!
Learn all the inside techniques of illustrating waterfowl. Offering a valuable approach to mixing color and putting it on the right spots of 10 waterfowl drakes. Each 9″ x 12″ book contains over 25 full color painting phases of instruction detailing the methods that this wood artist employs.
by Dennis Schroeder