An advanced pattern book featuring 12 woodcarving projects for a variety of animal shelf sitters. From pandas and foxes to raccoons and otters, each design includes a pattern template, hair tract guide, and color chart for painting guidance. Follow step-by-step instructions to complete a charming wolf project, then accomplish the remaining animals on your own! With helpful tips and notes throughout to capture a realistic yet playful essence of each animal, this is the perfect book for woodcarvers looking for challenges to hone their skills.
Desiree Hajny’s accomplishments in the woodcarving arts span thirty years as an author, teacher, commissioned artist, and competition judge. Desiree has won an amazing number of national and international awards for her carvings, including 25 best-of-show honors, over 150 first place awards, 18 people's choice awards, and the Woodcarving Illustrated Woodcarver of the Year award. She is the author of six woodcarving books, a contributor to seven others, and a contributing editor to woodworking periodicals across the United States and Europe.