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Sculpting the Human Figure free pdf "Sculpting the Human Figure" is both a practical and inspirational guide to an age-old art. Written by a leading and distinguished sculptor, it draws on pieces from the Renaissance to explain the techniques and secrets of contemporary work. John W Mills encourages students and collectors to understand the processes and techniques of sculpture, and thereby to explore the opportunity and creativity of the human figure. Topics covered include: the basics of sculpture - the studio, tools and materials required- preparations - maquettes, drawings and working models- modelling and carving the head- relief sculpture- modelling and carving the figure- moulds and casting- and scaling up.

About John Mills

John W Mills PPRBS ARCA FRSA studied at the Hammersmith School of Art before continuing his training at the Royal College of Art. He taught sculpture for nearly two decades before stopping in 1977 to become a full-time sculptor. He was elected President of The Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1986 and 1997. His major commissions have included a monument to The Women of World War II in Whitehall, Westminster [2005] and the National Firefighters Memorial Blitz in St Paul's, London [1991]. He designed and made the D-Day 50 pence piece for the Royal Mint, which was voted best coin of 1994.

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Author : John Mills
Publisher : The Crowood Press Ltd
Data Published : 23 October 2006
ISBN : 1861268661
EAN : 9781861268662
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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