Carving Faces Workbook: Learn to Carve Facial Expressions with the Legendary Harold Enlow (Fox Chapel Publishing) Detailed Lips, Eyes, Noses, and Hair to Add Expressive Life to Your Woodcarvings

Carving Faces Workbook: Learn to Carve Facial Expressions with the Legendary Harold Enlow (Fox Chapel Publishing) Detailed Lips, Eyes, Noses, and Hair to Add Expressive Life to Your Woodcarvings


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Pull up a seat next to Harold’s carving bench as he teaches you how to carve faces with life and expression while sharing decades of carving tips and techniques! Learn from Harold Enlow, one of America’s foremost caricature carvers:

  • How to carve faces such as Cowboy, Santa, Wood Spirit, Witch, Ugly Faces, & more
  • How to render highly-detailed features like eyes, lips, nose, hair, & ears
  • How to add life and expression to your carvings
  • Clear, easy-to-follow instructions
  • Detailed patterns
  • Masterful tips & techniques gathered over decades of carving
  • Each project is done in small steps that guarantee success

Follow along as the legendary Harold Enlow, a founding member of the Caricature Carvers of America, teaches you how to carve faces with life and expression.

Enlow shares his masterful woodcarving tips and techniques that make his carvings stand out in this information-packed book. You’ll learn to carve a female face, a cowboy face, a Native American face, a Santa face, and more. Best of all, you’ll discover Enlow’s secret to success: Learning how to render highly detailed eyes, lips, nose, hair, and ears before moving on to carving a complete face.

Inside this workbook, you’ll find clear, easy-to-follow instructions and detailed patterns for carving a variety of faces. Each project is done in small steps that guarantee success.

For anyone who wants to learn to carve faces that stand out in a crowd, this is a must-have addition to your woodcarving library!


From the Publisher

Learn to create the vital elements of any carved faced, whether realistic or caricature.

Learn to Carve a Variety of Features and Faces

Includes step-by-step projects for:

Eyes

Lips

Hair

Noses

Ears

Cowboy

Santa

Witch

Wood Spirit

Native American

Female Faces

Ugly Faces

Carving Faces with Harold Enlow

Learn to Carve Facial Expressions with Instruction from a Legendary Woodcarver

A founding member of the Caricature Carvers of America, Harold Enlow has taught thousands of people how to carve in his sold-out classes. Now he shares his easy-to-follow instruction and masterful carving techniques in Carving Faces Workbook.

Pull up a seat next to Harold’s carving bench as he teaches you how to carve faces with life and expression!

Learn to carve highly detailed features

Step-by-step instructions

12 facial feature how-tos

7 complete face projects

Hints, tips, & techniques

Clear instructions & detailed patterns

Learn how to render highly detailed facial features

Eyes

Follow along as Harold Enlow teaches you step-by-step how to carve the basic eye, then expands to adding emotion like sleepiness or anger.

Lips

The mouth, more than any part of the face, enhances the look of a figure. Learn to carve a woman’s lips, lips with a mustache, or a frowning mouth to add life and expression to your carvings.

Noses

Learn to carve three different nose types: Pointed, wide, and bulbous. For most faces, the most prominent feature is the nose, and a unique shape adds a lot of character to your carving.

12 facial elements

Harold’s secret to success is learning how to render highly detailed eyes, lips, noses, hair, and ears before moving on to carving a complete face.

Inside, you’ll find step-by-step instructions to carving essential expressive features like angry eyes, frowning lips, and curly hair—the building blocks of any face.

7 unique faces

Harold Enlow provides 7 projects to get you started in carving complete faces: A female face, a cowboy, a Native American chief, a Santa, a witch, an ugly face, and a wood spirit.

You’ll apply the techniques you’ve learned for individual features to each of these easy-to-follow projects, but every new face you complete will teach you even more about how to effectively make your wooden creations look the way you want them to.

Step-by-step instructions

For each facial feature lesson and every complete project, you will find clear instructions and step-by-step photos to guide you through each cut.

The various projects are forgiving, allowing you to follow along exactly, or to add variations to certain features when you’d like.

Expert guidance to take with you

Harold presents each project in small steps that guarantee success. For anyone who wants to learn to carve faces that stand out in a crowd, Carving Faces Workbook is a must-have addition to your woodcarving library.

Once you’ve followed along with Harold through all the faces, don’t be afraid to put the pieces together and create your own unique carvings. The possibilities are endless!

Features

Faces

Instructions

Possibilities

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