Modelling and Sculpture

A Guide to Traditional Methods

Toft, Albert

Book - 2004
Modelling and Sculpture
"Give(s) in detail every process and method of the sculptor's craft with a fullness to be found in no other works." -- Encyclopedia Britannica A student of the great Edouard Lanteri and a celebrated sculptor in his own right, Albert Toft created this manual to offer students every practical detail necessary for a complete knowledge of modeling and sculpture. Both professionals and amateurs will find Toft's experienced guidance a valuable help in surmounting difficulties and avoiding errors. Topics include: •Modelling a portrait bust •Casting •Modelling for terra-cotta, in relief, and for bronze •Modelling in clay as a prelude to working in stone and wood Thirty-six plates and eighty-two line illustrations enhance this manual, and a helpful glossary defines the most common terms.

Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004
Edition: Dover ed
ISBN: 0486435113
Branch Call Number: 731.42 T644m 2004
Characteristics: 332 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm


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"Both experienced and novice sculptors will appreciate this manual, written by an expert, that addresses every practical detail necessary for a complete knowledge of the craft."

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