Woodturning Design: Using Shape, Proportion, and Decoration

September 6, 2011|
Woodturning Design: Using Shape, Proportion, and Decoration by Derek Hayes
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Artful inspiration. If you ever wondered how accomplished turners uncover the designs concealed within raw wood, you'll find the answers - and so much more in Woodturning Design. This handsome book offers a revealing look into the design process that will inspire, guide, and perhaps forever change the way you see the potential within a piece of wood.

Practical instruction and expert insights. Follow author Derek Hayes through the design process, which comes to life for you, step-by-step, in 300 full-color photos and hundreds of instructive illustrations. Begin developing your design sense with a clear understanding of basic principles and move on to explore proportion, pattern, and form.

Transform your own work. Rather than copying the work of others, this idea-filled book provides you with a myriad of possibilities for expressing your own creativity. From unique techniques for treating wood to adding color and decorative touches, you'll learn how to create your own one-of-a-kind turned pieces.

Part 1: PrinciplesChapter 1: Design ElementsChapter 2: SketchingChapter 3: ProportionChapter 4: PatternPart 2: PracticeChapter 5: Open FormsChapter 6: Enclosed FormsChapter 7: The FootChapter 8: The RimPart 3: ApplicationChapter 9: Using WoodChapter 10: Using DecorationChapter 11: Using ColorGalleryFurther ReadingIndex
Title:Woodturning Design: Using Shape, Proportion, and Decoration
Product dimensions:176 pages, 10.88 X 8.25 X 0.47 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 10.88 X 8.25 X 0.47 in
Published:September 6, 2011
Publisher:Taunton Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781600853999

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