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6 edition of Direct Stone Sculpture found in the catalog.

Direct Stone Sculpture

by Milt Liebson

  • 300 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Schiffer Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • Sculpture,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Stone carving,
  • Technique

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8040428M
    ISBN 100764312243
    ISBN 109780764312243

    Direct-Stone-Sculpture-Schiffer-Art-Mj Adobe Acrobat Reader DCDownload Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Ebook PDF:Download free Acrobat Reader DC software the only PDF viewer that lets you read search print and interact with virtually any type of PDF file. A Stone sculpture is an object made of stone which has been shaped, usually by carving, or assembled to form a visually interesting three-dimensional shape. Stone is more durable than most alternative materials, making it especially important in architectural sculpture on the outside of buildings.. Stone carving includes a number of techniques where pieces of rough natural stone are shaped by.

    Direct-Stone-Sculpture-Schiffer-Art-At Adobe Acrobat Reader DCDownload Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Ebook PDF:Download free Acrobat Reader DC software the only PDF viewer that lets you read search print and interact with virtually any type of PDF file. Carving stone into sculpture is an activity older than civilization itself. Prehistoric sculptures were usually human forms, such as the Venus of Willendorf and the faceless statues of the Cycladic cultures devised animal, human-animal and abstract forms in stone. The earliest cultures used abrasive techniques, and modern technology employs pneumatic hammers and other devices.

    The tools used for stone-carving have remained more or less unchanged since antiquity. A mason’s axe is used to cut out the basic shape of the sculpture, which is then roughed out using picks, points and punches struck by a hammer or mallet. Different sizes of tool are used throughout the carving process, each leaving their mark. Sculpture - Sculpture - Materials: Any material that can be shaped in three dimensions can be used sculpturally. Certain materials, by virtue of their structural and aesthetic properties and their availability, have proved especially suitable. The most important of these are stone, wood, metal, clay, ivory, and plaster. There are also a number of materials of secondary importance and many that.


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Direct Stone Sculpture by Milt Liebson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The sculptures photographed for the book, including half a dozen of Liebson's own, tend to be abstract and employ only large, simple forms. They all eschew the kind of fine details that are essential to most of the world's stone-carving traditions, such as the floral decadence of a Corinthian capital or the lettering on a tombstone/5(26).

The sculptures photographed for the book, including half a dozen of Liebson's own, tend to be abstract and employ only large, simple forms. They all eschew the kind of fine details that are essential to most of the world's stone-carving traditions, such as the floral decadence of a /5(26).

The ancient and wonderful art of direct stone sculpture is brought to life in this comprehensive new book by the noted sculptor, Milt Liebson.

After a brief, informative historical overview of stone sculpture, he leads the reader through the hands-on experience of sculpting /5(13). $ The ancient and wonderful art of direct stone sculpture is brought to life in this comprehensive new book by the noted sculptor, Milt Liebson.

After a brief, informative historical overview of stone sculpture, he leads the reader through the hands-on experience of sculpting in stone. The Hardcover of the Direct Stone Sculpture by Milt Liebson at Barnes & Noble.

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Since there are few good books on the subject of direct carving in stone, I would recommend it, but with some mild hesitation and a disclaimer.

From the standpoint of conveying information, it was a good book, kudos to the author. However, I don't like sloppiness and would more readily recommend a higher quality book if one existed/5. The types of stone and use of basic hand-sculpting tools are presented along with the use of power tools, methods of lamination, repair, and the business side of stone sculpture.

Express your creativity in this ageless medium. This expanded edition includes 47 new pictures, updated stone-working techniques, and a gallery of students' work.

Direct Stone Sculpture: A Guide to Technique and Creativity (Schiffer Art Book) Milt Liebson. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ The Sculpting Techniques Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for Both Beginner and Experienced Sculptors Claire Waite Brown.

Reviews: 8. Stone will tend to break more easily when split along these bed lines, like opening the pages of a book. And, like trying to tear a phone book, it is more difficult to break (or tear), and breaks less predictably when the direction is perpendicular to the bed lines.

Direct Stone Carving, Milt Liebson, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., West Chester. Direct Stone Sculpture by Milt Liebson starting at $ Direct Stone Sculpture has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New. Editors’ Tip: Direct Stone Sculpture The author of the book, Milt Liebson is a noted sculptor himself and has managed to create a perfectly balanced book which tells a tale of the history of direct stone sculpture on one side while also offering practical guidelines to the act itself.

The sculptures photographed for the book, including half a dozen of Liebson's own, tend to be abstract and employ only large, simple forms. They all eschew the kind of fine details that are essential to most of the world's stone-carving traditions, such as the floral decadence of a Corinthian capital or the lettering on a s: The ancient and wonderful art of direct stone sculpture is brought to life in this comprehensive new book by the noted sculptor, Milt Liebson.

After a brief, informative historical overview of stone sculpture, he leads the reader through the hands-on experience of sculpting in stone. Books We carry several good beginning stone carving books: Donna Meilach's Contemporary Stone Sculpture and Milt Liebson 's Direct Stone Sculpture.

The sculptures photographed for the book, including half a dozen of Liebson's own, tend to be abstract and employ only large, simple forms. They all eschew the kind of fine details that are essential to most of the world's stone-carving traditions, such as the floral decadence of a Reviews: Direct Stone Sculpture by Milt Liebson starting at $ Direct Stone Sculpture has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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After a brief. Schiffer Publishing Contemporary Stone Sculpture - There is currently a revival in the art of stone sculpture-along contemporary lines-of the Golden Age in Greece and the Renaissance in Europe.

Many noted twentieth-century sculptors are now working directly in book explains how to create modern stone sculpture, with hundreds of examples by today's top sculptors.

History of stone sculpture --Essentials of stone --Tools and equipment --Using the basic tools --Three dimensional form --Direct stone carving --Gallery of students' sculpture --Power tools and equipment --Advanced techniques --Marketng your skills.

Series Title: Schiffer art book. Responsibility: Milt Liebson. OCLC Number: Notes: First ed. published in under title: Stone sculpture by direct carving. Description: pages frontispiece, 93 illustrations, diagrams.Milt Liebson is the author of Direct Stone Sculpture ( avg rating, 13 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Direct Wood Sculpture ( avg rating, 3 /5(16).History of stone sculpture --Essentials of stone --Tools and equipment --Using the basic tools --Three dimensional form --Direct stone carving --Power tools and equipment --Advanced techniques --Marketing your skills --Epilogue.

Responsibility: Milt Liebson.