Sculpting the Figure in Clay: An Artistic and Technical Journey to Understanding the Creative and Dynamic Forces in Figurative Sculpture

Sculpting the Figure in Clay: An Artistic and Technical Journey to Understanding the Creative and Dynamic Forces in Figurative Sculpture

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823099245
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 04/20/2010
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 394,088
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Peter Rubino is an acclaimed sculptor of numerous private and corporate commissions. Among his many works, his piece Mother of Life,a ten-foot historic monument, graces Boyko research center at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel, and Angel, a thirty-five-foot monumental figure, was created for the Walt Disney Company. His previous book, The Portrait in Clay, has been translated into numerous languages, and he teaches annual workshops in both the United States and Italy utilizing his easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructional methods perfected over thirty-five years as an educator at such prestigious institutions as the Brooklyn Museum Art School and the National Academy School of Fine Arts in New York City. He has sculpted portraits of President Barack Obama, jazz icon Dave Brubeck, and sports legend Lou Gehrig. These and many other examples of Rubino’s work can be viewed at www.rubinostudio.com.

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