Legendary carver Bruce Burk helped launch the art of contemporary bird carving, and this new edition brings his out-of-print seminal work to life for a new generation of carvers.
A classic portfolio of a master artist’s detailed color patterns and finishing tips and techniques.
Covers both drakes and hens of 16 popular and beautiful species.
Features full size patterns, full color paint patterns, and detailed paint mixing instructions.
Includes practical advice on photography, color, competitions and working with patterns.
Bruce Burk was a renowned master bird carver who provided the inspiration for thousands of other carvers to get started in the art. Burk published articles on bird carving in North American Decoys, Chipchats, and Ducks Unlimited magazine and was the author of numerous books.