Game Bird Carving
American Woodcock (adult and
Mourning Dove (open-winged and perched)
Upland Game Bird Carving
displays all the talent and creativity of Rosalyn Daisey and makes it to
available to other carvers.
In easy to follow, step-by-step instructions and illustrations,
the reader will be able to learn the methods of creating these fine and
beautiful sculptures. Beginning
with accurately detailed plans, the techniques of carving, texturing,
painting and mounting are explained with exquisite photographs and
The book includes five carving
projects. The male mourning dove
is a particularly fun project, not only because the bird has opened
wings but also because it is lighted from within the branch of the
piece. Its base is a sculpted
shadow of the bird in flight.
A perched dove, a female, is one of Rosalynís favorites because
of the elegance of the dove itself.
The complexity of the female woodcock project is balanced with the
simplistic cuteness of the chick project.
And the challenging bobwhite quail is intriguing because of its
interesting feather patterns. The
illustrations, carving directions and explanations and the photographs
are five conclusive seminars in tangible form.
The complete instructions will lead the reader through all five
Upland Game Bird Carving projects.
Price: $49.95 plus $5.00 shipping