Learn to Whittle Fascinating People in Wood

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Master the art of carving expressive people--with just one knife! Charles Banks, professional carver, longtime instructor, and author of Learn to Whittle Fascinating People in Wood reveals how to take a single blank and turn it into literally hundreds of different characters, both male and female. With illustrated techniques for achieving everything from different hairstyles and facial expressions to painting impressive details without fear, you have everything you need to create showstopping characters with just a knife and a hunk of wood. It includes 12+ projects with full-size patterns featuring various human characters with a separate tutorial section on carving facial features and clothes. Great for beginners and advanced carvers who want to solidify their whittling skills. 120 pages.  Soft cover.