Lora S. Irish demystifies the meanings of “green men” and “wood spirits – popular subjects for woodcarvers and other artists. This ultimate sourcebook for carving these classic figures 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. Also included are 40 ready-to-use, original patterns, 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. Softcover, 104 pages, Copyright 2015, ISBN: 9781565238565.
- Learn to carve these historical symbols
- Full-color gallery of inspirational photos
- Includes two step-by-step demonstrations