Modelling and Sculpture: A Guide to Traditional Methods

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Both experienced and novice sculptors will appreciate this manual, written by an expert, that addresses every practical detail necessary for a complete knowledge of the craft. Topics include modelling a portrait bust; casting; modelling for terra-cotta, in relief, and for bronze; and modelling in clay. 36 plates. 82 line illustrations.

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Overview

Both experienced and novice sculptors will appreciate this manual, written by an expert, that addresses every practical detail necessary for a complete knowledge of the craft. Topics include modelling a portrait bust; casting; modelling for terra-cotta, in relief, and for bronze; and modelling in clay. 36 plates. 82 line illustrations.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486435114
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/18/2004
  • Series: Dover Art Instruction Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,315,332
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I
I. A Short Description of the Progress made in England during the last Thirty Years 19
II. The Importance of Good Training, and the Facilities afforded the Student in various Art Schools 26
III. Modelling in its Elementary Stage and the Technique 33
IV. Modelling a Portrait Bust 46
V. Building up a Figure or Group in the Round 72
VI. Waste Moulding and Casting 90
VII. The Process of Gelatine Moulding and Casting 122
VIII. Modelling for Terra-Cotta 135
IX. Modelling in Relief 152
X. Modelling for Bronze, &c. 175
XI. Making a Model in Clay to be carried out afterwards in Marble or other Stone 197
XII. Making a Model in Clay to becarried out in Wood for Architectural Decoration, Interior and Exterior 208
XIII. Colouring, Waxing, and Bronzing Plaster Casts 217
XIV. Enlarging a Small Model to Heroic Size by the Chassis 237
XV. Marble Carving 246
XVI. A Final Note 260
Part II
A Few Masterpieces Considered 265
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