Carving Classical Styles in Wood

Carving Classical Styles in Wood

By:  Wilbur, Frederick

9781861083630
Product ID:  GM0085
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07/01/2004
Guild of Master Craftsman

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8.3 X 10.9 in
176 pg



CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Woodwork

This book explains the principles of classical ornamentation and how the motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance and Neoclassical periods. Carving techniques are described and illustrated with separate chapters covering relief panels, bands and foliage; tablets, escutcheons, scrolls and cartouches; fans, sunbursts and shells; keystones and finials.