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Carving gargoyles : grotesques, and other creatures of myth

Author: Shawn Cipa
Publisher: East Petersburg, PA : Fox Chapel Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the history, creation, and symbolism of gargoyle, grotesque, and chimera. This book includes two complete step-by-step projects and an additional 10 original patterns for rowdy characters,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Patterns
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shawn Cipa
ISBN: 9781565233294 1565233298
OCLC Number: 244293319
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Part 1. History and lore --
Part 2. Step-by-steps. The traditional water-spouting gargoyle --
The classic grotesque --
Part 3. Projects. The screaming keystone grotesque --
The guardian grotesque --
The green man door knocker --
The corbel with grotesque --
The crouching imp --
The intaglio lion medallion --
The demon gargoyle --
The gargoyle cane --
The chimera --
The woodcarver --
Appendix: Tools and wood.
Responsibility: Shawn Cipa.
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"With the inspiration offered by the many engaging photographs of gargoyles in this book, and by following . . . instructions, it is possible to create one's own mesmerizing monster." --Janetta Read more...

 
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