Intarsia, the art of making stunning picture mosaics in wood, may look intimidating but it's easier than you think! Build your skills as you create impressive intarsia projects with guidance from award-winning artist Judy Gale Roberts.
Intarsia Workbook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition offers 15 attractive yet simple skill-building projects that can be completed in just one weekend. With step-by-step instructions and all-new colour project photography, Judy reveals the secrets of sanding, shaping and finishing your own intarsia masterpieces.
You'll be amazed at the beautiful pictures you can create when you learn to combine different colours and textures of wood to make raised 3-D images. By the time you complete the projects in this workbook, you will master the skills necessary to tackle any intarsia project with confidence.
Judy Gale Roberts is largely responsible for reviving intarsia from the 15th century and leading its international resurgence. Judy began creating intarsia pieces in the 1970s and has been inducted into WOOD magazine's Woodworking Hall of Fame. She is co-author of several intarsia books, including Wildlife Intarsia. Judy teaches intarsia classes at her studio in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and presents intarsia seminars throughout the country.