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Bronze Sculpture Casting & Patination: Mud,Fire,Metal

Bronze Sculpture Casting & Patination: Mud,Fire,Metal (Books & other media combined)

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This magnificent and beautiful work includes an extensive and illuminating text paired with an exceptional collection of 646 color photographs and 78 line drawings of the processes involved in forming metal sculpture, as well as contemporary and historic examples. The author describes in detail the two techniques used to form sculpture castings in metal: the lost wax (cire perdu) method, and the modern variant of sand casting. Metal finishing processes on sculptures are explored in detail. One of the remarkable features of the cooperation given by Pangolin Editions, the largest sculpture foundry in Britain, is the presentation of 114 patination recipes, developed over 20 years by Rungwe Kingdon, Director of Pangolin. For a patinator to give away his trade secrets is not just unusual, it is unprecedented. Hurst describes the importance of metal casting in art education, based on his 35 years of experience teaching sculpture students in universities and apprentices in the engineering industry. The book is an important addition to the libraries of art schools and universities as well as professional and amateur sculptors.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsNon-graphic art forms incl Digital, Sculpture & Installations Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/07/2004 ISBN-13: 9780764321641  Details: Type: Books & other media combined Format: Books
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Author Steve Hurst is a sculptor, bronze caster, and writer with many years experience teaching casting at universities in London, Northern Ireland, Asia and South Africa, and working in the engineering industry in Connecticut and England. His sculptures have been exhibited since 1962. Photographer Steve Russell founded High Definition Processing, specialists in photography and black and white printing, in 1988. Since then, his art photographs have been exhibited in London, Bath, Avon, and Stroud in the United Kingdom and in Toledo, Spain.

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