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CRAFTS: CARVING BIRDS & WATERFOWL • CARVING FISH & MARINE LIFE • SCRIMSHAW TECHNIQUES
Carving The Green-Wing Teal: Quick
Tips For Hen and Drake
Jeffrey Moore. A
comprehensive look at the carving and paint-
ing techniques needed to create the colorful
green-wing teal. Learn the use of burning and
high speed texturing equipment, with variations
in carving the hen and drake. Tips for carving
feathers, heads, and primaries are all provided.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 280 color photos • 96pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1314-2 • soft cover • $19.95
Waterfowl Carving: Blue Ribbon Tech-
niques
William Veasey with Cary Schuler Hull.
The standard book in its field, this step-by-
step instruction method presents 11 different
waterfowl carving projects, both simple and
complex, including three flying miniatures,
floating, standing, and preening ducks and
an antique swan.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 65 color plates/505 b/w
photos
285 drawings • Index • 272pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-67-6 • hard cover • $35.00
Waterfowl Painting: Blue Ribbon Tech-
niques
William Veasey. A comprehensive book
from one of America’s most successful carving
teachers.Painting instructions forover 40species
of waterfowl, with various painting techniques
are illustrated with step-by-step photographs.
Fine color photographs of the finished bird
carvings and close-up details are included.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 449 color plates/124 b/w
photos • Index • 224pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-90-0 • hard cover • $45.00
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Shore
Bird Patterns
WilliamVeasey. Full-size
patterns of all the major types of shore
birds include dimensions and identifying
characteristics so the wood carvers can
create their own shore birds.
Size: 17" x 11" • 29 patterns • 64pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-88-9
soft cover • $14.95
Blue Ribbon Pattern Series: Min-
iature Decorative Patterns
William
Veasey. Miniature decorative bird-carv-
ing patterns presented in intricate detail
for the novice carver. This is a concise,
practical guide to developing the skills
necessary to produce realistic miniature
birds. Size: 12" x 9" • 32 patterns •
64pp. • ISBN: 0-88740-000-0 • soft
cover $14.95
Blue Ribbon Techniques: Burning
and Texturing Methods
William
Veasey. How to use your burning and
texturing tools to achieve brilliant results.
Crisp step-by-step photographs and
instructions will enable the beginner
to detail carvings with a minimum of
difficulty and magnificent results. It will
give the expert blue ribbon ideas that
will make the best of show.
Size: 9" x 6" • 60 color plates/60 b/w photos • 64pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-013-1 • soft cover • $9.99
Bills and Feet: An Artisan’s Hand-
book
William Veasey & Sina Kurman.
An artist’s manual teaching decorative
decoy carvers to accurately paint the
details of waterfowl and game bird bills
and feet, as well as those of birds of
prey. Bills and Feet is an authoritative
work which will allow craftspeople
to achieve a more lifelike effect with
their carvings. Illustrated in full color, it is a must for the serious decoy artist.
Size: 9" x 6" • all color photos • 64pp.
ISBN: 0-916838-93-5 • soft cover • $15.00
Airbrush Techniques for Wa-
terfowl Carving
Michael Veasey
with preface by William Veasey.
Text
written with and photography by
Douglas Congdon-Martin
. Airbrush-
ing is gaining popularity among carvers
of decoys and waterfowl. In this useful
book you will see just how easy it really
is to do. With step-by-step instructions,
you will move from the beginning to finishing a drake and hen teal duck.
Size: 9" x 6" • 189 color photos • 96pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-384-0 • soft cover • $12.95
Featherstrokes for Shorebirds
Beebe Hop-
per. An easy way to paint realistic feathers
on carvings of shore birds. By following the
instructions, drawings, and color photographs,
anyone can quickly master the rendering of
realistic feathers. Ten shorebird varieties: killdeer,
sanderling, ruddy turnstone, long-billed curlew,
spotted sandpiper, dunlin, golden plover, avocet,
red phalarope, and woodcock.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 53 color & 11 b/w photos,
48 illus. • 96pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-176-7 • soft cover • $15.95
Powercarving Birds, Fish and Penguins:
Using Beautiful Hardwoods
Gene Larson.
Virtually anyone with a band saw, rotary power
tool and a few of the most common cutting
burrs can bring birds, fish, and penguins to life
beautifully! Stressing simplicity of form, Gene
provides step-by-step guidance beginning with
the selection of the right wood and ending with
a proper finish.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • Over 300 color photos
Patterns • 64pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-565-7 • soft cover • $12.95
20 Folk Bird & Fish Patterns
Al Streetman.
20 patterns for birds and fish, with a simplic-
ity that makes the carving process quick and
enjoyable, and the final product charming and
elegant. Full-color photography illustrating the
techniques, step-by-step, for carving, painting,
and presenting each piece. The basic patterns
make either wonderful learning tools or a solid
foundation for more intricate carvings.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 48pp.
66 color photos, 20 patterns
ISBN: 0-7643-0779-7 • soft cover • $12.95
Shorebird Carving
Rosalyn Daisey. Step-by-
step in beautifully detailed photos, the reader
is led through the carving of four shorebird
projects, including the Greater Yellowlegs, the
Semi-Palmated Plover, the Dunlin, and the
Sanderling in flight. Detailed drawings and
life-studies are included, as are instructions
for detailing and burning. An invaluable book
for the beginner or advanced carver.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 207 color, 611 b/w
photos • 256pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-219-4 • hard cover • $49.95
CARVING FISH & MARINE LIFE
Power Carving a Chesapeake Bay Blue
Crab
Alan “Mickey" Brown. The Chesapeake
Bay Blue Crab comes to life in this new DIY
book. Through 215 color photographs, both the
beginner and advanced woodcarver will learn
how to power-carve this nautical species. The
book includes 14 clear, full-size drawings of a
6" Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab and illustrated,
step-by-step directions for carving and painting.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 215 color images & 14
patterns • 64pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3965-3 • soft cover • $16.99
Whale Carving
Réal Cloutier. Learn
steps necessary to carve two large
whales, the Sperm and Fin, through
120 color photos and detailed carving
and painting instructions. Patterns are
provided also for the Blue, Humpback,
Right, and Grey whales. Sophisticated
tools are not required.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 120 color &
31 b/w photos • 64pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2767-4 • soft cover • $16.95
The Carver’s Book of Aquatic Animals
Howard K. Suzuki. A comprehensive book for
carvers, with practical tips and the anatomic
and behavioral information vital to realism.
Includes the Great White and Tiger Sharks, the
Manta and Spotted Eagle Rays, the Loggerhead
Sea Turtle, the American Alligator, the Great
SpermWhale, the Orca, the Bottlenose Dolphin,
the West Indian Manatee, and the Humpback.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 375 photos • 160pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-734-X • hard cover • $39.95
10 Patterns for Carving Whales
Brian
Gilmore. Patterns and easy to follow carving
instructions for 10 species of whales. More
than 150 color photographs lead the carver
step-by-step through the carving and painting
of the Great Right Whale and the Killer Whale
and provide direction for the alterations needed
to carve the other species.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 150+ color photos • 48pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-855-9 • soft cover • $12.95
Carving Dolphins and Whales
Dale Power.
All of the techniques necessary for capturing
the sleek beauty and strength of dolphins and
whales in wood are presented here. Dale Power
takes the carver through each step in the process
of creating a dolphin from basswood with a
combination of hand and power tools, then
burns, paints, and mounts it. Patterns for three
dolphins and two whales are provided as well
as a color gallery.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 250+ color photos,
patterns • 64pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-620-3 • soft cover • $12.95
Freshwater Fish Carving
James Fliger. Four
carving projects, the rainbow trout, the bluegill
sunfish, the black crappie, and the channel
catfish, illustrated with beautiful patterns and
drawings, and black-and-white photos showing
the carving techniques in the step-by-step fash-
ion. For painting, color graphics are used with
photographs togive the readersanaccurateview.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 224pp.
139color&412b/wphotos,diagrams& illustrations
ISBN:978-0-88740-175-6•hardcover•$35.00
Carving Fish & Pond Life
Rick Roth. Step-by-
step through three fish and pond life carvings:
The Brook Trout, the Pumpkin Seed, and a
Northern Painted Turtle. Each step is clearly
illustrated with a photograph and a descrip-
tion of the technique. The painting sections
are illustrated in full color with color palettes.
There are over 800 step-by-step photographs
plus drawings and palettes.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 800+ photos • 224pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-589-4 • hard cover • $39.95
SCRIMSHAW TECHNIQUES
Scrimshaw in Theory and Practice
Richard Maier.
Learn the art of scrimshaw, carving fine lines into complex
images on bone and other materials. In this volume, a
skilled engraver explains the history and technique of
scrimshaw engraving to those looking to try their hand
at this artwork.
Size: 6"x9" • 156 color & bw photos • 144pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4967-6 • soft • $24.99
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