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Carving the CCA Circus: Cartooning in Wood by America's Best Carvers

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Have fun, practice your skills, and create your own colorful and bright circus from wood with the advice from the Caricature Carvers of American (CCA). A must-own for anyone who loves woodcarving, here is a unique collaboration from some of the biggest names in artistic caricature woodcarving. CCA is a community of artists who want to promote caricature carving as an artform. The group wants to inspire others and encourage people to craft their own stunning, carved caricatures. Here are useful carving tips right from the experts. The stars of the CCA give you an inside look into the creation of their favorite works, taking you through the projects from start to finish. You'll see how these top artists created beautiful, circus-themed carvings such as comedic clowns, agile acrobats, tremendous tigers, and more. Woodcarvers of all skill levels can try their hand at replicating the gorgeous artistry here by following the detailed patterns included in the pages. Patterns are easy to follow with all the instructions you need to make fabulous, cartoon-like designs. Beginners can nurture their passion for the hobby and gain lots of inspiration while experienced woodworkers are sure to benefit from the ideas and advice provided by well-known carvers. Regardless of your current carving level, you will certainly be amazed by the talents and skills detailed here.

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