By Glen Pownall
(S069) ISBN 9780854670697
BOOK TYPE: Paperback (Staple bind)
DIMENSIONS: 110mm X 165mm
The pre-eminent art of the Māori is customarily considered to be their wood carving which shines in a variety of regional styles. This is a practical book that explains the essentials of how to carve and the significance of its symbols. The first section is on basic carving, informing about the tools to use, choosing a design, carving techniques etc. The second section describes the design elements to use, human and abstract.