The Portrait in Clay: Technical, Artistic and Philosophical Journey Toward Understanding the Dynamic and Creative Forces in Portrait Sculpture by Peter Rubino

The Portrait in Clay: Technical, Artistic and Philosophical Journey Toward Understanding the Dynamic and Creative Forces in Portrait Sculpture by Peter Rubino

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Simulating a workshop studio course, this book provides action-photography sequences that enable the reader to observe every step a master sculptor takes in building a portrait in clay.

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From renowned sculptor and dedicated teacher Peter Rubino, The Portrait in Clay not only teaches the fundamentals of portrait sculpture but also demonstrates how artists can express themselves through the use of tools and their hands. Simulating an actual studio workshop class, the clear, step-by-step illustrations take the reader through the entire sculpting process from start to finish, providing information on equipment, the structure of the head, sculpting the individual features, using your tools and hands to model the day, firing your work. Plus, there is a full-color section on creating patinas and mounting your work. A truly unique and comprehensive volume, The Portrait in Clay will equip beginning and intermediate sculptors with the knowledge they'll need to overcome even the most complex sculptural problems. It is a must-have for anyone interested in this most popular form of sculpture.

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SKU GOR003961259
Title The Portrait in Clay: Technical, Artistic and Philosophical Journey Toward Understanding the Dynamic and Creative Forces in Portrait Sculpture
Author By (author) Peter Rubino
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Watson-Guptill Publications
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 160
ISBN 10 0823041026
ISBN 13 9780823041022
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

Details

From renowned sculptor and dedicated teacher Peter Rubino, The Portrait in Clay not only teaches the fundamentals of portrait sculpture but also demonstrates how artists can express themselves through the use of tools and their hands. Simulating an actual studio workshop class, the clear, step-by-step illustrations take the reader through the entire sculpting process from start to finish, providing information on equipment, the structure of the head, sculpting the individual features, using your tools and hands to model the day, firing your work. Plus, there is a full-color section on creating patinas and mounting your work. A truly unique and comprehensive volume, The Portrait in Clay will equip beginning and intermediate sculptors with the knowledge they'll need to overcome even the most complex sculptural problems. It is a must-have for anyone interested in this most popular form of sculpture.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003961259
Title The Portrait in Clay: Technical, Artistic and Philosophical Journey Toward Understanding the Dynamic and Creative Forces in Portrait Sculpture
Author By (author) Peter Rubino
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Watson-Guptill Publications
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 160
ISBN 10 0823041026
ISBN 13 9780823041022
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No