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By Tom Wolfe

ISBN-10: 0887405371

ISBN-13: 9780887405372

Книга оригинальных резных гномов из дерева. Фотографии детально иллюстрируют все этапы работы - от первых эскизов к законченному произведению
These historical creatures from folklore have captured the fashionable mind's eye, together with Tom Wolfes. during this e-book he brings his creativity and ability to the duty of making an entire neighborhood of gnomes, bringing them to lifestyles from a block of wooden. With every one step illustrated in complete colour, Tom takes the carver cut-by-cut to a comprehensive determine. The booklet encompasses a gallery and styles for five different gnomes plus «gnome» components corresponding to mushrooms and a cart. The gnomes are intriguing tasks, permitting the carver so as to add a bit of his or her personal creativity to the paintings. The step by step illustrations suggest that even the start carver can turn out with a gnome she or he may be happy with. during this e-book, Tom makes broad use of the ability carving instruments that experience came upon such common reputation within the carving group. Tom makes use of them mostly for completing and aspect paintings carvers will locate his innovations invaluable.

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