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Wood Spirits and Green Men : A Design Sourcebook for Woodcarvers and Other Artists
by Lora S. Irish




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Green men and wood spirits, historical symbols that link the forces of nature and humanity, have re-emerged as popular subjects for woodcarvers and other artists. This ultimate sourcebook for carving these classic figures, from noted artist and author Lora S. Irish, offers a short history and evolution of the green man and wood spirit symbols. Two step-by-step demonstrations, for carving a Green Man and a Wood Spirit Walking Stick, are provided by renowned carvers Chris Pye and Shawn Cipa. 40 ready-to-use, original patterns are also included, along with a full-color gallery of eye-catching and inspiring photos from Clive Hicks. Inside this book you'll find all the tips, techniques, information, and inspiration necessary to successfully create your own interpretation of this timeless icon -- in any craft medium you choose.

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Overview

Green men and wood spirits, historical symbols that link the forces of nature and humanity, have re-emerged as popular subjects for woodcarvers and other artists. This ultimate sourcebook for carving these classic figures, from noted artist and author Lora S. Irish, offers a short history and evolution of the green man and wood spirit symbols. Two step-by-step demonstrations, for carving a Green Man and a Wood Spirit Walking Stick, are provided by renowned carvers Chris Pye and Shawn Cipa. 40 ready-to-use, original patterns are also included, along with a full-color gallery of eye-catching and inspiring photos from Clive Hicks. Inside this book you'll find all the tips, techniques, information, and inspiration necessary to successfully create your own interpretation of this timeless icon -- in any craft medium you choose.



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  • ISBN-13: 9781565238565
  • ISBN-10: 1565238567
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
  • Publish Date: January 2015
  • Page Count: 104
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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