Many wood carvers have attempted and failed in carving the nativity thwarted by the myriad details of so many figures. Now Lynn Diel brings a refreshing simplicity to the scene. He uses flat plane carving techniques on basswood to create a beautiful tableau that even a novice can successfully complete. Using over 250 color images 4 patterns and clear step-by-step instructions the reader is taken through all the steps necessary to carve and finish each figure in the nativity: Mary Joseph Jesus and His creche an angel shepherd the three kings a camel donkey ox and sheep. All of the easily obtained materials and tools needed for these projects are listed.
Lynn Diel 2006 64 Pages 8.5" X 11" Soft Cover