These top Santa patterns featured in "Woodcarving Illustrated" provide readers with four step-by-step tutorials and 20 additional Santa patterns from today's top artists. With a history of the origin of Santa Claus, as well as the subtleties in Santa's appearance throughout different parts of the world, this crafter's companion includes stylistic carvings that range from whimsical caricatures to classic Kris Kringle depictions. An ideal holiday handbook, readers will also find painting and finishing tips to add creative and unique touches to each carving. And as a bonus, the cover Santa from the premiere issue of "Woodcarving Illustrated" - out-of-print and now a collector's item - is included.
Whether you're a beginner or you've been carving for years, Santa Showcase will have you celebrating the holiday with your very own hand-crafted Santa. As the best and most popular Santa projects from the past 10 years of Woodcarving Illustrated, these 24 patterns and four step-by-step projects represent the craftsmanship and good cheer of carving's top artists and deliver all the information and inspiration you'll need for success.
Series: A Woodcarving Illustrated Book Series
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 14th August 2008
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6
Weight (kg): 0.45