The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Wood Spirits and Green Men.
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.
Irish Cipa Pye 104 Pages 8.5" X 11" Soft Cover