Sculpting The Figure In Clay: An Artistic And Technical Journey To Understanding The Creative And Dynamic Forces In Figurative Sc by Peter RubinoSculpting The Figure In Clay: An Artistic And Technical Journey To Understanding The Creative And Dynamic Forces In Figurative Sc by Peter Rubino

Sculpting The Figure In Clay: An Artistic And Technical Journey To Understanding The Creative And…

byPeter RubinoForeword byDave Brubeck

Paperback | April 20, 2010

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A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SCULPTING THE HUMAN FIGURE IN CLAY

In Sculpting the Figure in Clay,acclaimed portrait bust sculptor and author Peter Rubino teaches a master class in the essentials of figurative sculpture. In this intensive, all-inclusive guide, he introduces students to a natural, straightforward geometry that will help them become masters at forming figures in clay. Rubino’s unique approach utilizes a geometric system consisting of blocks, simple shapes, and guidelines that instruct students in a new and instinctive sculptural style. With these easy-to-follow instructions and informative concepts, students will see figures as the basic shapes beneath the form as well as learn vital approaches such as BLT: Bend, Lean, and Turn, to create evocative expression, and the Three Ps: Position, Proportion, and Planes, for accurate representation. This unparalleled resource is the definitive guide to figurative sculpture.

TOPICS INCLUDE:
• The Fundamentals of the Clay Torso
• Observing the Model
• Essential Materials and Tools
• Sculpting the Female Torso from the Live Model
• Sculpting the Reclining Figure from the Live Model
• Sculpting the Hand, Foot, and Lower Arm
• Plus Many Photographic Reference Poses for continued Study
Peter Rubino is an acclaimed sculptor of numerous private and corporate commissions. Among his many works, his piece Mother of Life,a ten-foot historic monument, graces Boyko research center at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel, and Angel, a thirty-five-foot monumental figure, was created for the Walt Disney ...
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Title:Sculpting The Figure In Clay: An Artistic And Technical Journey To Understanding The Creative And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10.8 × 8.6 × 0.5 inPublished:April 20, 2010Publisher:Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/RodaleLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823099245

ISBN - 13:9780823099245

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