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The Royal Guide to Wax Flower Modelling By Emma Peachey
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The Royal Guide to Wax Flower Modelling by Mrs Peachey, first published in 1851. Mrs. Peachey being, for the reasons stated in this work, compelled to circumscribe the giving of lessons, if not to... More > discontinue instructions altogether in a few months, the book will, therefore, under any circumstances, be indispensable.< Less
The Royal Guide to Wax Flower Modelling By Emma Peachey
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The Royal Guide to Wax Flower Modelling by Emma Peachey, first published in 1851. Mrs. Peachey being, for the reasons stated in this work, compelled to circumscribe the giving of lessons, if not to... More > discontinue instructions altogether in a few months, the book will, therefore, under any circumstances, be indispensable.< Less
Lessons in Flower and Fruit, Modelling in Wax By John H. Mintorn
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Lessons in Flower and Fruit, Modelling in Wax by John H. Mintorn, first published in 1870. The conviction that a more practicable and explanatory guide to modelling flowers and fruit in wax than any... More > hitherto obtainable would be acceptable to my pupils and others who practice this interesting branch of the Plastic Arts, and the feeling that I could supply the want, have prompted me to publish the following " Lessons." I have as much as possible avoided the use of technical terms, so that the reader may better understand and more easily practice what I attempt to teach. Careful attention to my " Course of Lessons " and study of the various diagrams accompanying many of them, will, I think, enable any who have a taste for such imitative arts to model with truthfulness and pleasure, and to produce such lifelike portraits of their garden favorites as must be alike interesting and pleasing.< Less
Plants of Wax By Laurence Vail Coleman
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Plants of Wax by Laurence Vail Coleman, first published in 1922. Plants of wax have become familiar to museum goers chiefly in connection with habitat groups of mammals, birds and reptiles. In... More > fact, the impressiveness of a group often depends as much upon the accessories which enter into its composition as upon the specimens which it features, and therefore the making of artificial foliage has become an important branch of work in a museum's studios.< Less
Wax Flowers and Fruit Modeling, Without a Teacher By Lizzie S. Patten
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Wax Flowers and Fruit Modeling, Without a Teacher by Lizzie S. Patten, first published in 1876. A practical treatise on the art of modelling and colouring wax, so as to imitate almost any kind of... More > flower or fruit.< Less
How to Make Wax Flowers By Eleanor Lever
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How to Make Wax Flowers by Eleanor Lever, first published in 1886. Nothing can be more lovely than floral designs for home decoration or as gifts to friends, who would highly value the handiwork of... More > the giver, and ladies of limited means will find it a source of increasing their income in a very substantial manner.< Less
The Art of Making Wax Leaves By Anna M. Hyde
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The Art of Making Wax Leaves by Anna M. Hyde, first published in 1873. Of all the various artistic uses to which sheet wax is applied, perhaps none is more effective or more closely imitative of ... More > nature than the manufacture of leaves. Autumnal tints in all their gorgeous variety and blended hues, green ferns and white veined ivy, and — most striking of all — the rare foliaged exotics seen in hothouse collections, — Colladiums, Bigonias, Coleus, Cissus discolour, and many others.< Less
A Handbook to the Art Of Wax-Flower Making By E. J. Jaques
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A Handbook to the Art Of Wax-Flower Making by E. J. Jaques, first published in 1860. Original published in 1860s when wax flower modelling was very popular in Europe, this classic handbook to... More > wax-flower making has proven invaluable to the beginner. Many hints will also be found worthy the attention of the more experienced artiste. Flowers are the fairest objects of creation, and this would be a wilderness world indeed without them : they form the theme of the port's sweetest strains, and on the theme of the poet's sweetest strains, and on them painters have lavished all their skill. In many countries they are regarded with superstitious reverence. The art of modelling in wax is both an amusing and useful occupation. Many persons, however, think it very difficult to attain, wich is not the case, and therefore do not direct their attention to it.< Less
Instructions in Madame Herman’s New Method of Making Wax Flowers By Sarah E. Herman
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Instructions in Madame Herman’s New Method of Making Wax Flowers by Sarah E. Herman, first published in 1873. This book has been made more particularly to supply the wants of persons living at... More > a distance, and who can not come to this city to learn this method. Any one with the “love of the beautiful " can not but admire well-made wax flowers which resemble nature so well that many persons are daily deceived by them, mistaking them for natural flowers ; they are well adapted to decorative purposes, and nothing is more pretty for presents than wax flowers.< Less
Instructions in Foliage By Sarah E. Herman
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Instructions in foliage by Sarah E. Herman, first published in 1873. This beautiful art of which I am thankful to Providence to be the inventor, has been taught by me in New York with great ... More > success, in fact it has been pronounced the greatest invitation of the day. Its great merit lies in its simplicity — no moulds nor scissors being used — every leaf in wax being made from the natural leaf; and the greatest exactness and perfection, every fibre, indenture, contour and even defect which are on the natural plants are so well imitated that it is almost impossible' to know, unless by the touch, that it is only wax.< Less

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