Woodcarving the Nativity in the Folk Art Style

Woodcarving the Nativity in the Folk Art Style

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Ingram Publishing Services
Learn to carve a one-of-a-kind Nativity that will be cherished for years to come. Featuring step-by-step carving and painting instruction for Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus and full-sized patterns for the rest of the figures including: Kneeling Angel, Flying Angel, Three Wiseman, Camel, Shepherd and Lamb, Kneeling Shepherd, Sheep, Ox, Donkey and of course, the stable under which they are placed.
Over the years, the story of the nativity has been depicted by thousands of artists, in ca variety of art forms. But, when one thinks of a nativity, visions of a hand-carved wooden set often come to mind. Now, carvers looking to create a family heirloom of their own will learn to carve a full 15-piece manger scene with award-winning artist, Shawn Cipa.First, you will learn to carve and paint the 3 central figures: Joseph, Mary and the Holy child through full-color, step-by-step carving demonstrations. Then, you will find front and side-view patterns for an additional 11 figures. Each project features full material lists and painting color schemes to help bring your carving to life. A construction pattern for a simple stable rounds out the scene.

Independent Publishing Group
"This creative guide to fashioning a hand-carved wooden nativity scene includes 15 patterns for every character present in the traditional Christmas story from the holy family and the three kings to shepherds and barnyard animals. An overview of tools, sharpening techniques, wood selection, and basic carving cuts is provided. The figurines of Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus are included with step-by-step instructions from the first to the final cut."

Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc.
Learn to carve a one-of-a-kind Nativity that will be cherished for years to come. Featuring step-by-step carving and painting instruction for Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus and full-sized patterns for the rest of the figures including: Kneeling Angel, Flying Angel, Three Wiseman, Camel, Shepherd and Lamb, Kneeling Shepherd, Sheep, Ox, Donkey and of course, the stable under which they are placed.
Over the years, the story of the nativity has been depicted by thousands of artists, in ca variety of art forms. But, when one thinks of a nativity, visions of a hand-carved wooden set often come to mind. Now, carvers looking to create a family heirloom of their own will learn to carve a full 15-piece manger scene with award-winning artist, Shawn Cipa.First, you will learn to carve and paint the 3 central figures: Joseph, Mary and the Holy child through full-color, step-by-step carving demonstrations. Then, you will find front and side-view patterns for an additional 11 figures. Each project features full material lists and painting color schemes to help bring your carving to life. A construction pattern for a simple stable rounds out the scene.

Publisher: East Petersburg, PA : Fox Chapel Pub. Co., 2003
ISBN: 9781565232020
156523202X
Branch Call Number: 736.4 Cipa 2003
Characteristics: 79 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm

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