Sculpting the Figure in Clay: An Artistic and Technical Journey to Understanding the Creative and Dynamic Forces in Figurative Sculpture, by Rubino, Peter
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- ISBN: 9780823099245 | 0823099245
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/20/2010
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SCULPTING THE HUMAN FIGURE IN CLAY InSculpting 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. Rubinors"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: bull; The Fundamentals of the Clay Torso bull; Observing the Model bull; Essential Materials and Tools bull; Sculpting the Female Torso from the Live Model bull; Sculpting the Reclining Figure from the Live Model bull; Sculpting the Hand, Foot, and Lower Arm bull; Plus Many Photographic Reference Poses for continued Study