15 Elf & Gnome Patterns
by Al Streetman

Softcover
215 x 280mm
64pp

Published by Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, Pennsylvania USA

R.R.P.$26.90

ISBN 0-7643-0842-4

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Extract from back cover of book:

Once you finish carving your first gnome, the little guy will surely want you to carve some more elfin friends for him! It's a good thing Al Streetman has included 15 different patterns for well-dressed elves and gnomes of all shapes and sizes - drawn up with the beginner in mind, but with plenty of potential for the experienced carverís creativity to build on. With step-by-step instructions and color photography, Al demonstrates how to carve and paint the first project from start to finish. He also provides some helpful general advice about technique, finer details, and painting; his reference charts are handy for any carving. A, full-color gallery of finished projects will bring a smile to your face and a spark to your imagination. His laid-back style and straightforward techniques make Al Streetman a pleasure to carve with - Enjoy!

Photos: Colour

Contents

Introduction

General Notes
- Project Carving Tools
- Gouge Reference Chart
- Carving Tips
- General painting Suggestions
- Suggested Colours

Carving the Project

Painting the Project

Gallery and Study Models