Ian Norbury is recognized as one of the world's leading wood sculptors, with works in Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.
Here this living master provides one-to-one virtual training for aspiring woodcarvers, as he carves and explains his techniques for producing a finished piece. The disk includes plan drawings, a tool list, and still photographs. Ian offers 45 minutes of step-by-step video instructions for carving a striking male torso.
He covers key muscle structures and underlying anatomy. His finishing techniques include how to deal with knots in wood. This is not a difficult carving and with a block of strongly grained wood the viewer can create a truly memorable piece.