Modeling the Head in Clay: Creative Techniques For The Sculptor by Bruno LucchesiModeling the Head in Clay: Creative Techniques For The Sculptor by Bruno Lucchesi

Modeling the Head in Clay: Creative Techniques For The Sculptor

byBruno Lucchesi, Margit Malmstrom

Paperback | April 1, 1996

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Creative techniques step-by-step. This book offers the reader an opportunity to watch one of our foremost contemporary sculptors at work, to see not just highlights of the creative process, but every step from beginning to end.

In order to recreate the immediacy of an actual workshop situation, Bruno Lucchesi takes a single life-size head through all the stages of roughing in, modeling, refining the surface, and finishing and texturing, so that the reader can see exactly how he positions and models every detail.
Bruno Lucchesi is perhaps best known for his smaller figures and his genre sculptures, but he also does major, large, commissioned pieces. His sculptures have been added to the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museuem, the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, among ot...
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Title:Modeling the Head in Clay: Creative Techniques For The SculptorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10.9 × 8.25 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 1996Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823030997

ISBN - 13:9780823030996

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A celebrated sculptor demonstrates his extraordinary skills, showing how he captures the exact details of the human head. Lucchesi shares his special techniques for roughing in, modeling, refining, and finishing each feature of a life-size bust of a woman.