Modelmaking: A Basic Guide

Modelmaking: A Basic Guide

by Martha Sutherland
     
 

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A primer for everyone interested in building models.Model Making is an introduction to the craft for students of architecture; landscape architecture; urban, interior, and theatrical design; or anyone who has the need or desire to make the large small. In concise instructions and nearly 200 charming, easy-to-follow drawings the book details the construction of both

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A primer for everyone interested in building models.Model Making is an introduction to the craft for students of architecture; landscape architecture; urban, interior, and theatrical design; or anyone who has the need or desire to make the large small. In concise instructions and nearly 200 charming, easy-to-follow drawings the book details the construction of both study and presentation models in common materials such as paper, chipboard, illustration board, foamcore, and balsa. It also covers topics such as choosing the right materials for the job, rendering contoured sites, and fashioning entourage.

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An introduction to the craft of modelmaking that shows how to construct both study and presentation models using common materials such as paper, chipboard, illustration board, foamcore, balsa, and basswood. About 200 drawings supplement concise instructions. Topics include choosing the right materials, making a base to support the model, rendering contoured sites, and fashioning models of trees, people, and other entourage. Sutherland, the author of , is associate professor emerita at the U. of Arkansas. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393730425
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Norton Professional Books for Architects and Designers Ser.
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
667,621
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Martha Sutherland, associate professor emerita at the University of Arkansas, is the author of the classic Lettering for Architects and Designers. She lives in Fayetteville.

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