Get inspired to create a wonderful collection of handmade holiday decorations for a child or grandchild to treasure. Popular woodcarving teacher and author Betty Padden shows how to carve memorable ornaments to keep or give to family and friends. Imagine a tree decorated with your own beautifully carved angels elves polar bears poinsettias and more. You're sure to have a merry carving experience with these fun projects color photographs and original patterns. Step-by-step projects are divided into three categories-beginning intermediate and advanced. A special section on painting covers basic concepts of blending highlighting and shading so that even a novice can get great results. The best ornaments on the holiday tree are always those that are handmade. Giving these hand-carved Christmas ornaments will be almost as much fun as making them.
Betty Padden 96 Pages 0.2" x 8.5" x 10.8" Soft Cover