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Carving Architectural Detail In Wood

Author : Frederick Wilbur
ISBN : UOM:39015067699812
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 77.17 MB
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“A primer for woodcarvers in the vocabulary of classical ornamentation, and the practical skills needed to carve it.”—Woodshop News. “Blueprints are provided for moldings, volutes, rosettes, and capitals. A selection of projects demonstrates the possibilities of combining various elements to create your own unique variations.”—Chip Chats.
Category: House & Home

Carving Classical Styles In Wood

Author : Frederick Wilbur
ISBN : 1861083637
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 60.20 MB
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Join an expert craftsman on a full-color journey to see how classical motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance, and Neoclassical periods; and learn how to add exquisite period details to all your woodworking projects, too. Detailed carving instructions help you incorporate relief panels, bands, foliage, tablets, escutcheons, scrolls, cartouches, fans, sunbursts, shells, keystones, and finials into your own work. A final project chapter offers easy-to-follow examples of these elements brought together in the making of chests, benches, cabinets, and mirror frames. Plenty of photographs, practical guidance, and fascinating historical commentary will inspire woodworkers and interest students of art and those curious about the development of ornamental styles.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Oil Paintings From The Landscape

Author : Rachel Shirley
ISBN : 186108367X
Genre : Art
File Size : 89.17 MB
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Now withe large images for tablets. Generously illustrated explanations and step-by-step demonstrations enable budding oil painters to improve and develop their skills and unique style. The many facets of the landscape, including water, skies, shadows, trees, and buildings are covered, with discussions on capturing even the most subtle variations in light and weather. Work with versatile techniques such as impasto, glazing, loose brushwork, wet-into-wet, and more to achieve stunning effects and different moods. Make the most of photographs and enjoy painting in the open air. An overview of materials and their basic usage will be especially helpful to the true novice.
Category: Art

Essential Woodcarving Techniques

Author : Dick Onians
ISBN : UOM:39015066854780
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 30.41 MB
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“Serves as an introduction to the art...begins with a long look at the craft, plus detailed discussion of tools and selecting wood....Individual chapters are devoted to various types of carving, including foliage, moldings, bowls, animals, human figures, and busts and lettering. Discussion of artistic theory is featured in chapters on stylization and abstract carvings.”—Woodshop News.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking Joinery

Author : Tage Frid
ISBN : 1561588326
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 75.18 MB
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As a tribute to Tage Frid who passed away in 2004, combined with the 30th anniversary of The Taunton Press, this three-volume slipcase set is the most complete, authoritative guide to woodworking for readers of all skill levels. The books in the slipcase include: Book 1: Joinery, Book 2: Shaping, Veneering, Finishing, and Book 3: Furnituremaking . The techniques illustrated in these books are demonstrated step by step, with clarity and organization that allows readers to understand and carry out virtually any woodworking project.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Greek And Roman Architecture

Author : Richard Allan Tomlinson
ISBN : UOM:39015038129170
Genre : Architecture, Ancient
File Size : 82.20 MB
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An illustrated survey of the development of classical architecture from ancient Greece to the fall of the Roman Empire
Category: Architecture, Ancient


Author : Jay Thakkar
ISBN : 9788175252851
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
File Size : 88.1 MB
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Through Naqsh, The Author Explores And Documents Exhaustively In Detail The Art Of Wood Carving Of Traditional Architecture Of Gujarat. Traversing From The History Of Wood Carving Of India, The Book Investigates Thoroughly The Tools And Techniques Applied By The Craftsmen Working Within The Trade Guilds. The Main Section Comprises Of The Ornamentations (Symbols, Motifs And Patterns) Witnessed On The Traditional Wooden Houses, Which Are Categorized And Analyzed In Terms Of Its Aesthetics, Its Occurence In Time And Its Physical And Symbolic Relation To The House. The Author Then Establishes Its Links And Connections To The Examples Found In Other Cultures And Explains The Dissemination Of This Art.
Category: Architecture, Domestic

Woodcarving Tools Materials Equipment

Author : Chris Pye
ISBN : 1861082029
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 34.62 MB
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From preparatory drawings and modeling to the many finishes that make completed carvings glow, here's how you go about creating the actual project. Learn the differences between soft and hard woods, how to deal with defects such as splitting and knots, and discover how grain, hardness, texture and durability figure into your work. Photos guide you along the way.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Decorative Woodcarving

Author : Frederick Wilbur
ISBN : 1565233840
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 74.88 MB
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Follow along as Wilbur illustrates how to use historic ornamentation to accent items for your home, like classically carved bookends, an heirloom quality jewelry box, a cabinet for storing CD's, and much more. Perfect for the beginner or advanced carver, this book takes you from start to finish with detailed instructions and step-by-step photography.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Gilded Wood

Author : Deborah Bigelow
ISBN : UOM:39015034295496
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 25.16 MB
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Category: Crafts & Hobbies