Carving Realistic Birds: A Step-by-step Manual with Full-size Patterns
Step-by-step manual with full-size patterns for nine basic projects: three scarlet tanagers, group of robins, male cardinal, female cardinal, scissor-tailed flycatcher, blue jay, American gold-finch. Also general instructions, including how to make accurate carvings of any of the 800 American birds. 75 photographs and 22 full-page diagrams.
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BIRD COLORATION AND PAINTING
MAKING YOUR OWN PATTERNS
ADDITIONAL PATTERNS AND NOTES
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