Learn to carve a classic European bust using the famous traditional system of Tyrolean carvers!
Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow patterns
A complete wood sculpting course from the internationally-acclaimed Geisler-Moroder Austrian Woodcarving School
Includes techniques for creating your own sculpting model from clay
Full-color photographs demonstrate precise cuts
Theory of proportions and explanatory sketches are included throughout the featured project
Inspirational gallery of completed contemporary busts illustrates creative finishing techniques
This book presents a complete woodsculpting course in proportion and design, prepared by instructors at the renowned Geisler-Moroder Austrian Woodcarving School, the largest international woodcarving school in Europe.
Carving the Head in the Classic European Tradition, Revised Edition offers easy-to-understand visual instructions for mastering the carving of the human head, with explanatory sketches, proportional drawings, and full-color photographs that demonstrate precise cuts. An inspirational gallery of completed contemporary busts illustrates creative finishing techniques.
Once you have completed the featured step-by-step project, and learned the authors' creative methods, you can easily extend your new skills to additional projects.