Finally, a book for power carvers by a power carver! Learn to carve realistic facial features with confidence and ease. Follow the concisely illustrated, step-by-step directions for carving all of the features found on the human head. Award winning carver/teacher Frank C. Russell guides you through the intricacies of carving the human face. His presentation is structured to offer a wealth of information, methods, and techniques to the seasoned and the beginning wood carver alike. Disciplines and guidelines pertaining to facial layout and proportion, as well as close-up photographic sequences, are coupled with techniques using power carving tools never before shown in print. Ten projects and plans allow the carver ample opportunity to apply and master the methods presented.
Frank C. Russell is a wood carver internationally known for his ability to carve animals, birds, and the human form in the round. Frank has received national and international awards and has written several popular books on the subject.