by Lori Corbett
The author has been carving songbirds for 20 years, and has won several competitions with her work. In this comprehensive book, she covers tool and wood selection, paint techniques, anatomy overview, texturing tips, clay models, making feet, and much more.
Complete step-by-step instructions are given for a mountain bluebird, a cedar waxwing and a red-breasted nuthatch, with detailed patterns and sketches for each bird. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs and dozens of drawings.
Softcover, 8-1/2" x 11", 247 pages, 2005.