Carving Fantasy Characters
Patterns and Techniques for 15 Projects
by Floyd Rhadigan

Softcover
215 x 280mm
71pp

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc., East Petersburg PA USA

R.R.P.$21.90

ISBN 978-1-56523-749-0

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Extract from back cover of book:

Make Fantasy Characters Come Alive... in Wood

If you love caricature woodcarving, and your imagination roams to mythical kingdoms, this book is for you! Inside you'll discover fifteen new fantasy characters just waiting to be released from wood. Follow along with popular woodcarving instructor and author Floyd Rhadigan as he reveals his techniques for carving fun and fantastic personalities.

The author begins with a helpful review of carving materials, tools, and techniques. Then he takes you - step by step - through the process of carving and painting a mischievous Troll. Completing that project allows you to master all of the basic skills necessary to move on to fourteen additional carving patterns. Learn to create imaginative characters such as Merlin, Brunhilde, the Harvest Oueen and more, with detailed patterns that make the cuts clear and easy-to-follow.

All of the witty and whimsical projects in this book can be carved using only a few tools, Whether you are a beginning woodcarver looking for an easy way to get started, or a more advanced artist searching for new ideas, you'll find a wealth of inspiration here.

Photos: Colour

Contents

About the Author

Getting Started

Tork the Troll
Olga
Erik the Red
Merlin
Cortney
Nicole the Pixie
A Gnome with a View
O'Rhadigan
Orc Patrol
Nazdar the Wicked
The Harvest Queen

Bonus Patterns
Brunhilde
O'Ryan
The Raven Keeper
The Wood Chopper

Index