ISBN-10:
0520064526
ISBN-13:
9780520064522
Pub. Date:
09/23/1988
Publisher:
University of California Press
Living Materials: A Sculptor's Handbook / Edition 1

Living Materials: A Sculptor's Handbook / Edition 1

by Oliver AndrewsOliver Andrews
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Overview


Every material has an active presence and every material is susceptible to change. The task of the sculptor is to understand the natural properties of a chosen material, to know in the process of creation how best to work with, or against, its characteristics. In this generously illustrated studio manual, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520064522
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 09/23/1988
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


The late Oliver Andrews was a sculptor and Professor of Art at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Publisher's Preface
Introduction

1 Living Materials, Living Forms
2 Clay
3 Plaster Building
4 Mold-Making and Cold-Casting
5 Cement and Concrete
6 Stone Carving
7 Wood
8 Plastics
9 Metals
10 Metal Forming
11 Welding
12 Bronze Casting by the Lost-Wax
Method
13 Sand Casting and Shell Casting
14 New Forms
15 Planning a Studio

Index

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