Learn to carve a classic European bust using the traditional and famous system of Tyrolean carvers. This book presents a complete woodsculpting course in proportion and design, prepared by instructors at the renowned Geisler-Moroder Austrian Woodcarving School, the largest international woodcarving school in Europe. Carving the Head in the Classic European Tradition, 2nd Edition offers easy-to-understand visual instructions for mastering the carving of the human head, with explanatory sketches, proportional drawings, and full-color photographs that demonstrate precise cuts. An inspirational gallery of completed contemporary busts illustrates creative finishing techniques. Once you have completed the featured step-by-step project, and learned the authors' creative methods, you can easily extend your new skills to additional projects.