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Carving a Bull Fighter & the Bull

Ballo Rebora

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Ballo Rebora introduces carvers to a new subject, the Mexican bullfight. From a wood blank to the finished figures, Ballo guides readers step-by-step through all the carving and painting processes required to create a humorous, confident, or even smug caricature matador and his four-legged adversary. Using simple, easily followed instructions and 280 full color images, he provides inspiration for carvers. Patterns are given for two matadors and the bull.
A color gallery is included for further inspiration, with detailed photos of the finished figures and a second matador. Carvers with basic skills will enjoy the challenges and advanced carvers will be delighted by the details in this competitive pair.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 280 | 64 pp
ISBN13: 9780764329104

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Ballo Rebora has been carving wooden caricature figures for thirty years, since he was eleven. He lives in Guadalajara, Mexico.