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- Passion for Metal, A Harvey, Henry$39.95
Reflexions and Techniques of a Metal Sculptor
A metal sculptor for over 30 years, Henry Harvey has created work that resides in public and private collections around the world. Here, with wit and style, Harvey divulges a rare, no-holds-barred accounting of his world of metal sculpting,from the lighting of a torch to techniques,patinas, strange commissions, peculiar customers, and a candid insight to the genesis of his sculpture. A number of projects are illustrated and explained in exquisite detail, making this book an absolute must for everyone contemplating becoming a sculptor. 'Passion for Metal' is much more than a how-to-book. It is richly illustrated, its narrative offers rare insights into the creative process and the inner workings of the artist's mind. This visual and verbal feast book will be embraced by rt historians, collectors, and budding sculptors alike. Henry Harvey lives and works in eastern Pennsylvania. In addition to sculpting in metal he is an inventor, game designer, and a successful novelist.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.75 x 11.5 Pages: 176 Illustrations: over 300
- Striking Women Sayadi,Latifa$36.00
Striking Women was put together by the Berlin artist, Latifa Sayadi, with contributions from women all over the world. It gives special reasons for every viewer to admire it as a living salute to smithing women surpassing all countries, continents, styles, methods, and concepts.
Latifa Sayadi is a Tunisian/German artist blacksmith and sculptor based in Berlin, Germany. There she runs a workshop where she creates her sculptures and commissioned pieces. She is also interested in exposing the works of female blacksmith's. In 2008 she finished and published her documentary film about women blacksmiths, Queens of Iron.
You can understand that women contribute much to the metal working trades.
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 8 1/4" x 10 1/4" Pages: 215 Ilustrations: 214Learn More
- Tools And Trades Of America's Past Arbor, Marilyn$9.95
The Mercer Museum Collection Nearly 100 years ago Henry Mercer began to amass a vast collection of the tools and implements used by Americans before the industrial age. These everyday objects of ordinary people – their axes, sickles, pie plates, and spinning wheels – provide a valuable glimpse into the material culture of the past.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 Pages: 124 Illustrations: 236Learn More
- Ukrainian Blacksmith: Oleh Bonkovskyy Mohylevskyy, Volodymyr$36.00
The production of iron and its shaping by hot forging methods was known in modern Ukraine long before the Common Era. Ukrainian Blacksmith Oleh Bonkovskyy, exemplifies one man's dedication to the art of blacksmithing. This book illustrates the craftsmanship of Bonkovskyy's many works of art that have found their home around the world, including large public sculptures, detailed and intricate panels, stained glass, signage, fireplaces, grillwork, gates and handrails, candlesticks and crosses. Included are also chapters on the history of blacksmithing and each of the styles of his work in both English and Ukrainian.
Format: Hard Cover Dimentions: 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" Pages: 293 Illustrations: 210Learn More
- Wrought Iron Kühn, Fritz$25.00
Wrought Iron was as renowned for his photography as he was for his metal artistry. In this small compendium Kühn offers us his own view of his own works.
"Emotionally sensing and intellectually reading a simple form means to catch a glimpse of its very soul." - Fritz Kühn
Format: Hardcover Dimentions: 9" x 12" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 186Learn More