This is a 28-page book teaches in 42 steps the carving of the head of a panther that sits on a shelf. Each step is accompanied by a picture showing the state of the panther after the step instructions have been completed. The book teaches in 6 steps the painting of the panther with acrylic paints; it provides color charts and eyes painting pictures. The book teaches the antiquing process with linseed oil.
The figure below shows the Page 10 of the book as a sample.
The panther of this book has a scary face and mysterious eyes. The face is square and the nose occupies a good part of the face. The dark color of the shelf panther is a mixture of blue and black. The figure is an easy piece to carve.
You can modify the expression of the Panther once you have learned the carving basics. You can paint the head pink and the eyes yellow if you wish.
Note: Ready-made head blanks are available to purchase through this website.
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