& Painting Christmas Ornaments
Published by Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc., East Petersburg PA USA
Extract from back cover of book:
Get inspired to create a wonderful collection of handmade holiday decorations for a child or grandchild to treasure. Popular woodcarving teacher and author Betty Padden shows how to carve memorable ornaments to keep or give to family and friends.
Imagine a tree decorated with your own beautifully carved angels, elves, polar bears, poinsettias, and more. You’re sure to have a merry carving experience with these fun projects, color photographs, and original patterns.
Step-by-step projects are divided into three categories - beginner, intermediate, and advanced. A special section on painting covers basic concepts of blending, highlighting, and shading, so that even a novice can get great results.
The best ornaments on the holiday tree are always those that are handmade. Giving these hand-carved Christmas ornaments will be almost as much fun as making them!
to create your own beautifully carved ornaments, with: