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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Foreword
  • About the Author
  • 1. Art Studies
  • 2. The Theory of Form
  • 3. Use of Clay as Study Material
  • 4. Compound Forms, Three Dimensional Perspective, Textures, Design
  • 5. Studies in Abstract Form
  • 6. Optical Illusions and Low Relief
  • 7. Plaster Casting
  • 8. Stone Carving
  • 9. Direct Carving in Stone or Wood
  • 10. Preparing Wood for Carving
  • 11. Carving in Plastics and Artificial Stone
  • 12. Drapery over Forms
  • 13. Collecting Heavy Stones and Logs for Carving
  • 14. The Studio, Shops and House
  • 15. Sculptures Analyzed
  • 16. Anatomy for Artists
  • 17. Artistic Reflections
  • 18. Philosophical Reflections
  • Index

Title: Sculpture, Form, and Philosophy
Author/Designer: Alexander G. Weygers
Format/Publication Date: TPB:2002
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA
Page Count: 144
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 12" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 1580084583

SUMMARY- This was an interesting blend of illustrated technique and artistic expression by a well-respected artist who works in wood and stone - not so common nowadays. This was a fascinating read for me, but your mileage may vary.