Carving Gargoyles, Grotesques, and Other Creatures of Myth; History, Lore, and 12 Artistic Patterns, by Unknown
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- ISBN: 9781565233294 | 1565233298
- Cover: Trade Paper
- Copyright: 4/1/2009
. After mastering traditional water-spouting gargoyles and classic grotesques, a pattern gallery of rowdy characters and functional projectsincluding a gargoyle cane-topper, a green man door knocker, a crouching imp, and a screaming keystone grotesqueprovide new challenges for experienced carvers. A directory of where to find surviving gargoyles around the world complements fascinating information on the symbolism, legend, and lore of each spirited creature.