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- Draw Better Audette, Dominique$22.00
Draw Better is a visual book for visual learners. Sequential drawings and simple text show how even complicated objects can be reduced to steps that a beginner can grasp. Fundamental concepts of perspective and light are explained through clear illustrations and commonsense language. Beginners will be surprised at how quickly they succeed and advanced artists will be reminded of skills that will improve their drawing.
Dominique Audette teaches jewelry design, sculpture and the history of jewelry in Quebéc, Canada.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 10" Pages: 126 Illustrations: over 600Learn More
- Enamaling on Metal Lopez-Ribalta, Nuria and Pascual I Miro, Eva$30.00
After a brief, enlightening history of the art of enameling on metal, the authors discuss the nature and characteristics of glass-based pigments, which are the special types of enamel required for application to metal. The materials and tools required for enameling on metal, the preparation process, and the various working techniques that produce finished objects are introduced followed by step-by-step instructions for crafting several different objects.Learn More
- Exposé of Repoussé Heath, Robert M.$12.50
Repoussé or embossing is "to ornament with raised work or to raise in relief from a surface." This presentation is to convey the most elementary and easiest technique to accomplish repoussé.There are basically three types of "Relief": 1. There is "low relief", also called bas-relief, 2. "half relief" where half of the figure stands out from the background, and 3. "high relief" in which the figures almost stand out from the background in the round.
This text can be enjoyed for learning and practicing the basics of repoussé.
Format: Soft cover, Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11", Pages: 62, Illustrations: 120
- Fine Art of the Tin Can, The Hansson, Bobby$20.00
Bobby Hansson and more that 90 talented artists present hundreds of inspiring examples of the ways to alter a tin can to create functional and decorative objects that can be amusing, inventive, and beautiful.
Whether you're an artist, a metalsmith, a jeweler, or a reader longing to let loose your imagination, this book will have you grabbing for a pair of tin snips in no time.
Format: Hardcover; Dimentions: 9" x 10 1/4"; Pages: 160; Illustrations: over 450Learn More
- Foldforming Lewton-Brain, Charles$35.00
Foldforming refers to a collection of procedures that generate an incredibly wide range of forms in metal. These revolutionary ideas are presented here by the man who discovered them, and who has worked tirelessly to help other artists expand on his groundbreaking work. This book is the first and most comprehensive book on the topic, and one that will remain a vital resource for many years to come.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 159 Illustrations: 425Learn More
- Forging Solutions I , Hand Hammer DVD Har-lev, Amit$39.00
Hand hammer techniques gives an in-depth, up close look at Amit Har-lev's Hand Hammer forging style. Whether you are a beginner or have years of experience, Amit's accessibility and entertaining teaching style will give you new insights into the art and craft of blacksmithing.
The lessons include:
Handling the hammer for maximum performance and safety...
Calculating and forging a point...
Making your own tools...
Cutting techniques and safety...
Forging decorative rivets....and much more!
Total Run Time: 1hr.46 Min. with quick and easy menu access to all lessons.Learn More
- Forging Solutions IV, Joinery DVD Har-lev, Amit$39.00
Joining metal to metal...for function or for decoration. Amit Har-lev takes you step by step in Joinery Techniques , through a wide range of creative as well as functional joinery techniques that can be applied to your next project.
Making and working with rivets...
Joining flat bars...
Working with wedges....and much more!
Total Run Time: 1 hr. 20 min. with quick and easy menu access to all lessons.Learn More
- General Blacksmith, The Paine, Malcolm$28.00
In The General Blacksmith: Tales and Techniques of an Ancient Craft, Malcolm Paine puts the methods that he learned and used repeatedly, in his 60 blacksmithing years, into a simple form, that aspiring blacksmiths can follow step by step, and one that can still be of interest to the more experienced ironworker. Paine presents a clear text and drawings for any blacksmith to follow. A prefect book for beginners to get started and improving blacksmith to reach new levels in their craft.
Format: Hard cover Dimentions: 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" Pages: 217 Illustrations: 410