Modeling a Likeness in Clay
Step By Step Techniques For Capturing Character
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MODELING A LIKENESS IN CLAY
STEP BY STEP TECHNIQUES FOR CAPTURING CHARACTER
by DAISY GRUBBS
ISBN: 0 8230 3094 6
Over 260 Black & White Illustrations
Mrs Grubbs has lots of talent, as she shares her technique with the reader, every step is thoroughly illustrated and commented. Numerous examples of specific situations are shown in detail along with the sculptor's comments.
The first sections establishes the general principles governing the achievement of a likeness, going step by step through the measurements and accurate mass and volume placement, with practical demonstration.
Further sections detail the progress of the work, and the end sections are practical examples of different portrait renditions of models which vary in age, sex, ethnic features, all being taken from actual work carried out by the artist.
As Mrs Grubbs favors kiln-firing of her clay portraits, readers interested in this technique will also find very valuable information, and will learn how to properly prepare a portrait for this purpose.
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