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On Sculpture by Leon Battista Alberti By Jason Arkles
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This translation of Leon Battista Alberti's treatise on the art of sculpting is presented as the author himself intended - as a practical sculpture manual meant to be read and utilized by... More > practitioners of the craft. In recent times On Sculpture has been published and critiqued as an historical and literary document; Jason Arkles' translation instead offers commentary helpful for understanding the actual content of the work and its relation to contemporary studio practice. Additional illustrations and diagrams are included, detailing the construction and use of the 'diffinitore', Alberti's device for measuring the model that is the grandfather of all pointing machines in use today.< Less
Sculpting From Life - A Studio Manual of the Sight-Size Method By Jason Arkles
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This is the first and only instructional manual written about the sight-size method as applied to sculpture. The blossoming Atelier Tradition in the United States and abroad has changed the way... More > contemporary artists are trained, but scant attention had been paid to how figurative sculpture fits into this tradition, until now. 157 pages and over 200 illustrations guide the reader through every aspect of figurative clay modelling, including bas relief work, portraiture, and figure modeling, how to equip and outfit a studio, how to hire and use models, and more. The sight-size method is a strikingly different approach to clay sculpture than is offered by any other how-to manual. Combining optical principles and studio practice dating back five centuries and passed from Master to Apprentice right down to the Author himself, the sight-size method is a philosophy of perception as much as a powerful tool for the sculptor. Written for teachers and students alike.< Less
Sculpting From Life - A Studio Manual of the Sight-Size Method By Jason Arkles
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This is the first and only instructional manual written about the sight-size method as applied to sculpture. The blossoming Atelier Tradition in the United States and abroad has changed the way... More > contemporary artists are trained, but scant attention had been paid to how figurative sculpture fits into this tradition, until now. 157 pages and over 200 illustrations guide the reader through every aspect of figurative clay modelling, including bas relief work, portraiture, and figure modeling, how to equip and outfit a studio, how to hire and use models, and more. The sight-size method is a strikingly different approach to clay sculpture than is offered by any other how-to manual. Combining optical principles and studio practice dating back five centuries and passed from Master to Apprentice right down to the Author himself, the sight-size method is a philosophy of perception as much as a powerful tool for the sculptor. Written for teachers and students alike.< Less