From the Back Cover
North American animals will come to life with the exciting scrolling patterns found in this book. Acclaimed artist, Lora S. Irish provides 61 precisely drawn patterns for bears, wolves, eagles, and more. Also included are helpful instructions on choosing blades and wood, making inside and outside cuts, safety precautions, and tips and techniques for altering projects. Wolf Eagle Owl Moose Duck Bear Cougar Pheasant Antelope Ram Buffalo Coyote And many more! About the Author Lora S. Irish expresses her creativity in many mediums, including wood, fabric and paint. She is well-known in carving circles for her detailed relief carving patterns and is a regular pattern contributor to Scroll Saw Workshop magazine. She is the author of several books including Great Book of Dragon Patterns and World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw.
About the Author
Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author.In addition to her work as an author, in 1997, working from her home studio, Lora and her husband, Michael, created www.carvingpatterns.com, an Internet-based studio focusing on online tutorials, projects, and patterns created exclusively by Lora for crafters and artisans. The website offers more than 1,500 patterns in various subject categories, including Americana, Animal and Wildlife, Celtic Knots, Dragons and Beasts, Nautical and Sea Life, Spirit People, and many more. Lora continues to provide new patterns-and inspiration to many artists-at the site. Lora also contributes a regular relief carving pattern column to Woodcarving Illustrated magazine and is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazine.