Lora S. Irish is a nationally-known artist and author, whose books include Landscapes in Relief, Wildlife Carving in Relief, North American Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, The Great Book of Dragon Patterns and The Great Book of Fairy Patterns. Twelve of the authors purebred dog breed oil canvas paintings have been published as limited editions. Working from their home studio, Lora and her husband and webmaster, Michael, are the owners of two websites: www.finedogart.com and www.carvingpatterns.com. Their online art gallery, Fine Art Dog Prints, features the works of over 60 canine artists. Classic Carving Patterns is their Internet woodcarving studio focusing on online tutorials, projects and patterns created exclusively by the author for the crafter and artisan.