Author(s): Wayne Barton
The final book from the leading icon in US wood chip carving, Wayne Barton offers his expert instruction and inspiration based on a lifetime of study, understanding, practice, and achievement. Detailing his philosophies and methodologies on line and design, how to layout, carve, and finish, and even including his highly sought-after Barton Capitals and Foliated Alphabet templates that have never before been published, this is a must-have opus of one of America's artistic wood chip carving icons. Wayne Barton is author of seven best-selling books published in six countries, and is the founder of The Alpine School of Woodcarving - the oldest establishment in North America specializing in and dedicated to the education, training, teaching, and encouragement of chip carving. He teaches at a variety of colleges, clubs, institutions, and organizations across the US, Canada, and Switzerland, and is also a visiting artist and lecturer at the Chicago Art Institute. His work has been recognized and honored in special exhibition at the Swiss National Museum and can be found in other private collections around the world. With this book, you'll learn from the best, become inspired from the gallery of Barton's finished work, and continue on your own path in the world of wood chip carving with a wealth of valuable knowledge and expertise.