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Art Of Letter Carving In Stone

Autor: Tom Perkins
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847977243
File Size: 19,43 MB
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The Art of Letter Carving in Stone portrays the beauty of this age-old craft alongside practical instruction. Written by an eminent practitioner and teacher, it guides the novice through the basics of letter carving, drawn lettering and making simple designs, and for the more experienced it explains a new proportioning system for classical Roman capitals and demonstrates a useful approach to designing letterform variations.Topics include: the development of twentieth-century letter carving; detailed instruction for V-incising the key strokes of letters; tools, materials, stone and making a letter carving easel; drawing a range of alphabets for use in letter carving; making inscriptions, gilding and painting letters, and simple fixings for inscriptions; designing headstones and plaques, house names, alphabets and poetry texts. This beautiful book illustrates a wide range of exciting and creative pieces, and celebrates the inspiring work of contemporary letter carvers. Superbly illustrated with 380 colour photographs and diagrams.

European Painting And Sculpture Ca 1770 1937 In The Museum Of Art Rhode Island School Of Design

Autor: Rhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0911517553
File Size: 19,40 MB
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This documents the distinguished collection of European art—from the late eighteenth through the early twentieth centuries—that forms a significant part of the collections belonging to the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design. This book includes stunning canvases by Gericault, Delacroix, Degas, Manet, Monet, Cezanne, Renoir, Picasso, and Matisse. What makes the collection so noteworthy are the extraordinary works by unknown artists and the unknown works by known artists.

Letter Carving

Autor: Andrew Hibberd
Publisher: GMC Publications
ISBN: 9781861089526
File Size: 20,93 MB
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In this inspiring book, letter-carving expert Andrew Hibberd shares his techniques for carving letters on wood and Portland stone. You don't need to undertake a lengthy apprenticeship to get started with this enjoyable and rewarding craft. Based mainly on period styles of carving, these unique projects use examples of Andrews work, starting with the simplest and progressing in difficulty. New styles and skills are introduced along the way.

American Folk Art

Autor: Kristin G. Congdon
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313349363
File Size: 16,28 MB
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Folk art is as varied as it is indicative of person and place, informed by innovation and grounded in cultural context. The variety and versatility of 300 American folk artists is captured in this collection of informative and thoroughly engaging essays. * 300 essays on folk artists from all over the United States, organized alphabetically within geographical region * Introductory essays for each of the five regional sections * Numerous photographs of the works of many artists profiled * A glossary of over 100 terms, such as "quirts" and "whirlygigs" * A list of museums and galleries by region and a list of artists by media * An extensive bibliography including works from the fields of folklore, art history, and art criticism, as well as catalogs from major museum and gallery exhibitions