Chasing and Repousse: Methods Ancient and Modern [Hardcover] Nancy Megan Corwin; Tim McCreight and Doug Yaple
Virtually every culture with a history of metalsmithing has demonstrated accomplished work in the complementary techniques of chasing and repoussé. From delicate Hellenic earrings to works as massive as the Statue of Liberty, the use of hammers and punches to form and ornament metal remains as vibrant today as it has been throughout its 5,000 year history.
This lavishly illustrated book provides first-time artists with enough information to get started, but also offers advanced workers insights into design and process. Almost 500 photos and drawings guarantee not only clear instruction but bounteous inspiration.
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The Complete Metalsmith became a classic soon after it was first published in 1982. A second edition (blue cover) raised the bar by adding 50 more pages and using a larger format. To mark the millenium, McCreight revised it again, this time doubling the number of pages, adding color and using an innovative concealed spiral binding. This information-packed technique source …
Two accomplished metalsmiths, both with extensive teaching careers, have joined forces to provide a comprehensive survey of the ways to form sheet metal. The 256-page text covers a huge swath, from a basic dapped disk through synclasting, anticlasting and spiculums to a raised vessel. Along the way, special attention is given to anticlastic forming and the vocabulary first introduced by …
Professional Jewelry Making: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Jewelry Techniques [Hardcover] Alan Revere; Tim McCreight; George McLean and emiko oye
When master goldsmith Alan Revere published Professional Goldsmithing in 1991, he brought traditional European trade education to the US for the first time, adapting it for an American audience. The book was a best seller and quickly became a standard text in the field. To mark the 20th anniversary of this groundbreaking work, Revere and Brynmorgen Press offer a revised …
This innovative volume offers 100 important terms used in art and design providing definitions, insights, and provocative commentary. Each entry includes etymology, pronunciation and cross-referencing suggestions. The vibrant design and compact size make this a practical addition to anyone’s toolbox or a useful reference for design classes.