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- Direct Metal Sculpture Meilach, Dona Z.$28.00
Direct Metal Sculpture
Revised and Expanded
Filled with the techniques and inspirations to help artists find the answers they need for creating direct metal sculpture. Essential for all those interested in metal sculpture: artist-blacksmiths, collectors, curators and designers.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 10 1/4" x 7 1/4" Pages: 248 Illustrations: 115 color & 475 B&WLearn 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
- 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
- Folders Van Eizenga, Jerry$25.00
How to Design and Make Your Own FOLDERS is a Step-By-Step How-to introduction to making your own Folder. or Pocketknife. Jerry Van Eizenga teaches here the making of folding knives and understanding the design and functioning of the simple slip lock folder. These pages contain "How to Make the Basic Scagel Slip Joint Folder" and his latest teachings with some jigs to aid the folder knife maker. It has sections on how to make multi-blade folders and Scagel hunting knives with a folding blade in the handle. The most important section may be "How to Design a Slip Joint Folder".
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 8 1/3" x 10 3/4" Pages: 48 Ilustrations: 56Learn 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 Jernberg, John$15.00
In this introduction to forging, you'll find spliting, drawing out, upsetting, punching, angle welding etc, plus basic measuring and calculating of material needs are all covered. John Jernberg includes shrink fitting of parts and bending cast iron.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8" pages: 131 Illustrations: 170Learn More
- Form Emphasis for Metalsmiths Seppä, Heikki$25.00
A master artist and teacher of metalwork, Heikki Seppä, presents a bold new approach to creative expression in metal. He belives that the time has come for the artist to free himself from the functional forms that have dominated the metalsmith's craft- the cup, the box, the pitcher, etc. Heikki Seppä believes that the time has come for the artist to free himself from the functional forms that have dominated the metalsmith's craft - the cup, the box, the pitcher, etc. Heikki Seppä urges the craftsman to creat in terms of pure form, and in this book he shows him how.
Two things are essential. The first is a thorough understanding of the special properties of metal as an artistic medium and an intimate knowledge of the techniques for working it.
The second is to free the artist from thinking in terms of function, since this limits his concepts of what can be created.
A major feature of this book is an extensive glossary of a new vocabulary with each term illustrated with a sketch by the author.
Format: Soft Cover; Dimentions: 7" x 10"; Pages: 146; Illustrations: Profusely illustrated.Learn More
- From Fire To Form Clarke, Mathew S$50.00
Sculpture from the Modern Blacksmith and Metalsmith
A striking display of artworks produced by today's leading blacksmiths and metal smiths. Works for private homes, public places presented here are created by John Medwedeff, Nathan Blank, Tony Higdon, Erika Strecker, and Zachary Nobel. Also included are ornamental vases, bowls, plates, and containers as well as gates, railings, furniture, and lighting.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" Pages: 256 Illustrations: 521 colorLearn More