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Peregrine Falcon: Dynamic Carving and Painting Techniques for a New Era

Handbook / Manual

By: Floyd Scholz (Author)

160 pages, 300 colour illustrations

Stackpole Books

Hardback | Jul 2014 | #212458 | ISBN-13: 9780811714068
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NHBS Price: £24.50 $31/€29 approx

About this book

Acclaimed bird carver Floyd Scholz explains his carving and painting techniques and demonstrates the unique talent that makes him one of the world's greatest bird carvers and instructors.

Peregrine Falcon features a start-to-finish project from Floyd Scholz:
- Detailed instructions for how to carve, paint, and assemble a complex sculpture
- Includes both peregrine falcon and green-winged teal carvings
- Incisive discussion of carving approaches and techniques


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Biography

A professional artist since 1983, Floyd Scholz is one of the preeminent bird carvers and painters in the world. Now in his 45th year of carving, he is also the author of five award-winning books on the art form. Floyd's in-depth knowledge of birds, especially raptors, has enabled him to inspire a whole generation of wildfowl carvers and artists. He shares his love of birds and passion for art with his students at the Vermont Raptor Academy in Bennington. He splits his time between Vermont and Florida.

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