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By Tom Perkins

ISBN-10: 1861268793

ISBN-13: 9781861268792

The artwork of Letter Carving in Stone portrays the great thing about this age-old craft along functional guide. Written via an eminent practitioner and instructor, it courses the amateur throughout the fundamentals of letter carving, drawn lettering and making uncomplicated 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 contain: the advance of twentieth-century letter carving; exact guide for V-incising the most important strokes of letters; instruments, fabrics, stone and creating a letter carving easel; drawing a number of alphabets to be used in letter carving; making inscriptions, gilding and portray letters, and straightforward fixings for inscriptions; designing headstones and plaques, condominium names, alphabets and poetry texts. this gorgeous ebook illustrates quite a lot of fascinating and inventive items, and celebrates the inspiring paintings of up to date letter carvers. fantastically illustrated with 380 color images and diagrams.

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