Modeling the Head in Clay: Creative Techniques for the Sculptor

Modeling the Head in Clay: Creative Techniques for the Sculptor

by Bruno Lucchesi, Margit Malmstrom

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Creative techniques step-by-step. This book offers the reader an opportunity to watch one of our foremost contemporary sculptors at work, to see not just highlights of the creative process, but every step from beginning to end.

In order to recreate the immediacy of an actual workshop situation, Bruno Lucchesi takes a single life-size head through all the stages of roughing in, modeling, refining the surface, and finishing and texturing, so that the reader can see exactly how he positions and models every detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823030996
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
Publication date: 04/01/1996
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 645,147
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Bruno Lucchesi is perhaps best known for his smaller figures and his genre sculptures, but he also does major, large, commissioned pieces. His sculptures have been added to the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museuem, the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, among others. He has received awards from the National Academy, which elected him as a member in 1975, the National Arts Club, and the Architectural League, and he was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1962–1963. He is the author of several art books, including Modeling the Figure in Clay and Modeling the Head in Clay. Bruno lives in New York.

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