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A lovely clean fresh copy with only a hint of edgewear. From the publisher:"423 color photographs & 8 x 11. Step-by-step instructions for painting 14 different birds.& Color charts for exact paint mixtures & First paperback edition Jim Sprankle's definitive work on waterfowl carving shows, in exquisite detail, every step of the painting process in the hands of a master. With Curtis Badger's camera following every move, Sprankle demonstrates his technique on 14 waterfowl: green-winged teal drake and hen, canvasback drake, bufflehead drake, wood duck drake, shoveler drake, blue-winged teal drake and hen, cinnamon teal drake and hen, mallard drake, pintail drake, American wigeon drake, and gadwall drake. Each step is accompanied by explicit captions, and Sprankle's paint mixes are illustrated in accompanying color charts. Techniques illustrated include blending color to water, building up washes, painting white on white, feather flicking, and more. Jim Sprankle, a former major league pitcher, is a World Champion carver and coauthor of Stackpole's Waterfowl Carving with J.D. Sprankle. He lives on Sanibel Island, Florida. Curtis Badger is the author of three Stackpole series: Carving & Painting, Bird Carving Basics, and Fish Carving Basics. He lives in Onancock, Virginia."
This work describes how to paint waterfowl carvings, demonstrating the technique on 14 birds. Each step is accompanied by captions, with colour charts for paint mixes. Techniques illustrated include blending colour to water, building up washes, painting white on white, and feather flicking.