Download e-book for kindle: Art of Letter Carving in Stone by Tom Perkins

By Tom Perkins

ISBN-10: 1861268793

ISBN-13: 9781861268792

The artwork of Letter Carving in Stone portrays the wonderful thing about this age-old craft along useful guideline. Written by way of an eminent practitioner and instructor, it publications the amateur throughout the fundamentals of letter carving, drawn lettering and making easy designs, and for the more matured it explains a brand new proportioning method for classical Roman capitals and demonstrates an invaluable method of designing letterform variations.Topics comprise: the improvement of twentieth-century letter carving; precise guideline for V-incising the most important strokes of letters; instruments, fabrics, stone and creating a letter carving easel; drawing a variety of alphabets to be used in letter carving; making inscriptions, gilding and portray letters, and easy fixings for inscriptions; designing headstones and plaques, apartment names, alphabets and poetry texts. this pretty ebook illustrates quite a lot of interesting and inventive items, and celebrates the inspiring paintings of up to date letter carvers. beautifully illustrated with 380 color photos and diagrams.

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