Carving the Human Face: Capturing Character and Expression by Jeff Phares

By Jeff Phares

This ebook chronicles all of the levels in making a reasonable human face from wooden. Illustrated with distinct photos of greater than 20 accomplished carvings, this publication additionally deals a wealth of technical how-to details for woodworkers and artists. worthwhile info contains recommendation on dealing with instruments, assistance for operating wooden to resemble the form of dermis and muscle mass, and tricks on carving lifelike hats and headdresses. additionally integrated are greater than 20 diagrams that designate facial anatomy and the way it pertains to carving mask and busts.

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Since 1982 he has made a living by designing, making, and selling wood boxes. :j"H x 6"w X 3Y4"0 (11 x 15 x 10 CM) Mahogany, oak, walnut, brass, saxophone reeds PHOTO BY JEREMY COMINS 45 BILL KIMBELL FlowerJewelry Box, 2002 3"H x 7"w X 12"0 (8 x 18 x 31 eM) Crotch walnut, padauk, bubinga, Indian rosewood, sycamore, mouingui PHOTO BY ARTIST BILL KIMBELL 46 BILL KIMBELL TigerJewelry Box, 2003 3X"H x 12"w X 6X"D (8 x 31 x 16 eM) Curly koa, mahogany, mappa burl, maple burl, ebony, aspen, curly maple, koa, walnut PHOTOS BY ARTIST 47 JOHN A.

62 GENE KANGAS Melon Box, 1997 7"H x lSy:'''D (I8 x 39 eM) Mahogany, maple, poplar PHOTOS BY ARTIST 'J) Q) x o ::Q u o ~ o o ~ GENE KANGAS Coffee Cup Box, 1997 lO"H x 17"D (25 x 43 eM) Mahogany, walnut, maple PHOTOS BY ARTIST The oversized coffee cup has a unique lid and handle for opening the box: you hold the spoon as if you were going to stir the coffee to lift out the lid. R. Series, 2003 2Yz"H x 314"w X 314"D 2W'H X 7Yz"w X 314"D (6 x 10 x 10 CM TO 6 x 19 x 10 CM) TO Cherry, maple, wenge, mahogany PHOTO BY LON BRAUER Each handle has a small piece of mahogany that came from a drawer front of a desk once owned by President Franklin D.

MICHAEL WERNER Hot Coffee, 2002 9"H x 5W'w X 5~IID (23 x 15 x 13 eM) Russian olive, padauk, walnut, wire PHOTOS BY ARTIST The cup and saucer are turned endgrain from a log with natural edge. The steam is made of aluminum wire. 31 MICHAEL WERNER .. In the Yellow Submarine, 2002 4"H X 4W'w X 8"D (10 x 11 x 20 Fir, poplar, maple, aluminum PHOTOS BY ARTIST 32 eM) SHERRI UINDSAY The eggshell mosaic design consists of tiny pieces of eggshell, painted with custom-mixed enamels, hand-applied to the bo;X with watchmaker's tweezers.

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