Bible of Sculpting Techniques: An Illustrated Guide for Beginners
Claire Waite Brown
A. & C. Black, 2007 - Sculpture - 192 pages
This is a reference for both beginners and slightly more advanced sculpture students. Step-by-step photographic sequences show the reader how to model with clay, plaster, wire and papier mache; select and use wood and stone for carving, and make armatures and moulds for building and casting.
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