Carving miniature figures does not have to be difficult. In the new Carving Small Characters in Wood book author, Jack Price, takes carvers step-by-step through how to carve small figures about 2" tall. These projects are a great exercise for people interested in caricature carving. This book covers how how to carve faces, ears, hands, bodies, clothing and hair. It also shows how to make your own facial study stick. Painting, finishing, and displaying is also covered in the 104 pages. This is a really fun book for both beginner and intermediate carvers.