Carving the Screech Owl
by Jeffrey A. Moore

Softcover
215 x 280mm
96pp

Published by Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, Pennsylvania USA

R.R.P.$27.90

ISBN 978-0-7643-4360-5

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Extract from back cover of book:

In over 300 clear, detailed color photos and easy to follow descriptions. master carver Jeff moore takes readers through all of the steps necessary to create a beautiful, liflike screech owl in wood. Beginning with a pre-shaped blank to simplify the roughing out process, techniques used in both high-speed texturing and wood burning are shown.

These techniques achieve eye-catching, realistic features and great detail. Instructions are also provided for creating feet with a realistic appearance complementing the habitat base. Following the carving stage, instructions are provided for airbrushing and brush painting techniques necessary to complete the screech owl and bring the carving to life. Additionaaly, patterns for the screech owl are provided, along with detailed reference photos of a live screech owl. This book will ba avital reference guide for any wood carver's library.

Photos & Illustrations: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Foreword
Introduction

Carving the Screech Owl

Painting the Screech Owl

Carving and Painting the Screech Owl's Feet

Gallery
Reference

Pattern