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101 Artistic Relief Patterns for Woodcarvers, Woodburners & Crafters (Fox Chapel Publishing) Small Relief-Carving Designs, Easy-to-Follow Instructions & Detailed Photos (Woodcarving Illustrated Books)

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Author: Irish, Lora

Brand: Design Originals

Edition: First

Features:

  • Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 128

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Release Date: 01-05-2009

Details: Product description A treasure trove of small and beautiful patterns for crafters of all mediums, from celebrated artist Lora S. Irish! Over 101 artistic relief-carving designs perfect for carving, woodburning, painting, quilting, and more Two detailed varieties for each pattern: A line drawing for transferring and a shaded variety for illustrating depth and shadow Step-by-step project, Fruit Crate Apple, to demonstrate the carving process from start to finish for new carvers Variety of pattern styles includes wildlife, botanical, mythical, landscape, and corner designs Packed with patterns for small-scale projects ideal for beginning and intermediate crafters, 101 Artistic Relief Patterns for Woodcarvers, Woodburners & Crafters features original relief projects that stand alone beautifully or that can be easily incorporated into functional and decorative items in the home. For new carvers, Irish demonstrates the whole carving process from start to finish with a charming Country Apple Quilt Square project. She also explains the tools you'll need, the appropriate woods to use, and how to achieve the appropriate levels of depth in a relief carving. Patterns include wildlife, botanical, mythical, and landscape subjects, and each project includes two detailed patterns: A lined and a shaded variety for illustrating depth and shadow. Fifty additional patterns for gorgeous corner designs that can be incorporated into a variety of crafts projects—from carving and wood burning to painting and quilting—are also included. While small in size, each pattern is large in style. These designs can beautifully stand alone or be incorporated into functional and decorative items around your home. These artistic relief-carving designs from acclaimed artist Lora S. Irish will allow carvers to create beautiful projects quickly. The small patterns enable easy experimentation with new techniques, tools, and supplies without a large investment of time or materials. Use a different gouge, try a new finish, or have a go at woodburning! With these small artistic designs, you can discover what you love—without worrying about wasted time and money. This collection of over 101 exquisite patterns enables crafters to try their hand at relief carving, wood burning, tole painting, and other visual crafts. While small in size, each design is large in style and perfect for adorning an endless variety of items—such as jewelry boxes, nameplates, house number plaques, wall hangings, trunks, tables, and much more. With landscapes, wildlife, sailing ships, fruit and flora, architectural scrolls, Celtic-inspired designs, and handsome corner motifs, there's a pattern inside for any project you can imagine. Invaluable appendices cover all the tools and woods you'll need and how to achieve the appropriate levels of depth in a relief carving. Review "Lora Irish has done a great job here and she has provided us woodworkers with some great ideas. Keep this one handy, you'll love it."—Shortcuts.ns.ca From the Back Cover Small in Size, Big in Style These artistic relief-carving designs from acclaimed artist Lora S. Irish allow carvers to create beautiful projects quickly. The small patterns enable easy experimentation with new techniques, tools, and supplies without a large investment of time or materials. So, use a different gouge, try a new finish, or have a go at woodburning. With these small artistic designs, you can discover what you love—without worrying about wasted time and money. This collection of over 101 exquisite patterns enables crafters to try their hand at relief carving, woodburning, tole painting, and other visual crafts. While small in size, each design is large in style and perfect for adorning an endless variety of items—such as jewelry boxes, nameplates, house number plaques, wall hangings, trunks, tables, and much more. With landscapes, wildlife, sailing ships, fruit and flora, architectural scrolls, Celtic-inspired designs, and handsome corner motifs, there's a pattern inside for any project you can imagine. For carving beginners—follow along as Irish demonstrates the entire carving process from start to finish with the charming Fruit Crate Apple. Invaluable appendices cover all the tools and woods you'll need and how to achieve the appropriate levels of depth in a relief carving. About the Author Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches

Languages: English


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