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Living materials : a sculptor's handbook

Author: Oliver Andrews
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this beautifully illustrated studio manual, renowned sculptor Oliver Andrews takes a new approach to sculpture, focusing on how the innate assertiveness of materials affects the complex act of making a sculpture."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Andrews
ISBN: 0520034473 9780520034471 0520064526 9780520064522
OCLC Number: 7835858
Description: xii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Living materials, living forms --
Clay --
Plaster building --
Mold-making and cold-casting --
Cement and concrete --
Stone carving --
Wood --
Plastics --
Metals --
Metal forming --
Welding --
Bronze casting by the lost-wax method --
Sand casting and shell casting --
New forms --
Planning a studio.
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"In this beautifully illustrated studio manual, renowned sculptor Oliver Andrews takes a new approach to sculpture, focusing on how the innate assertiveness of materials affects the complex act of making a sculpture."--Jacket.

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"Concisely presents an impressive amount of information. Many photographs illustrate tools and procedures as well as examples of finished sculptures. . . Useful in universities, art schools, and Read more...

 
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