Carving a 1930s Street Scene
, by The Caricature Carvers of America depicts downtown USA during the Great Depression through the eyes of 29 of North America's top caricature carvers. The scene includes 11 buildings, ranging from an auto repair shop to a movie theater, plus over 100 original caricature drawings. The CCA members offer their approach to developing ideas, building models, carving, painting and finishing techniques. The book includes patterns and details for many of the original drawings, as well as a step-by-step chapter on carving a piece from the scene. Carving a 1930s Street Scene
(Schiffer Publishing, ISBN 9780764346019) is priced at $29.99.