Carving Woodspirts: Beyond the Basics is a step-by-step tutorial on how to carve a detailed woodspirit face on a walking stick. Most steps provide expanded knowledge on not only how to make each cut but why. The principles taught in this book can easily be applied to virtually any face carving project, realistic or caricature. This book goes beyond some of the basic face carving instructions taught in many other books and shortens the learning curve on skills that took more advanced carvers years to learn. Carving Woodspirits is full of tips, tricks and techniques that Susan has learned over the last 25 years of carving and instructing. The book also includes over 20 patterns, gallery and resources page. This book is a must-have for anyone who really wants to learn how to carve a face. Coil bound for convenience.