The ultimate beginner-friendly project guide to whittling and painting animals with a whimsical twist! Super Simple Animal Whittles is perfect for anyone seeking a range of easy wood carvings they can accomplish with just one knife -- including roughing out. All you need is a block of wood and a knife to achieve any of the 5 wood carving projects featured in these pages! From a blue bear to a friendly fish and more, each project includes detailed full color photo, step-by-step instructions to walk you through the entire process from start to finish, including how to paint and finish a piece. Also included are insightful overviews on materials and tools, carving safety and tips, and how to paint and finish the piece. Author Parn Aniwat is a Thai artist living in Texas. He specializes in whimsical colorful designs in wood carving and painting.