Metal artists are people who are very skilled at designing and making artworks in metal. They make a wide variety of items including fine silver, gold, and titanium jewelry, steel towers, and wrought iron furniture. Each book in the Artists at Work series presents artists who work with a particular material. In this book, Metals, read about: Creating artworks with different metals, Traditional and new techniques, Metal treasures from around the world, Where and how metal artists work and show their art. Special features: Three case studies the Eiffel Tower, Wrought iron, Cosmic Dancer, A project Make a Repousse decoration. Book jacket.
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