From clay to bronze

a studio guide to figurative sculpture by Harold Langland

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 240 Downloads: 319
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  • Bronze sculpture -- Technique

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-234) and index.

Statementby Tuck Langland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB1230 .L36 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20699742M
ISBN 100823006387
LC Control Number99022169
OCLC/WorldCa41338002

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First the book deals with preparing the clay, building the armature, developing the figure study, and enlarging it. Then casting is explored, plaster waste, flexible molds, systems of lost-wax casting, metal chasing, welding, mounting, and patinas.

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