Sculpture as Experience

Sculpture as Experience

Working With Clay, Wire, Wax, Plaster, and Found Objects : Now, Paper Foam Core, Wood and Sand and Methods for Mounting and Project Preservation

Book - 2007 | 2nd ed
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Sculptor and teacher Peck (Columbia U.) presents the second edition of this attractive text for courses in sculpture, appropriate for beginners and above. New chapters on paper production, foam core fabrications, wood constructions, sand sculpture, project preservation and patina, and mounting, are added to insights on wire, clay, found-object, wax, and plaster sculpture. Practical and conceptual exercises are discussed, and abundant color reproductions serve as examples. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Sculpture as Experience 2nd Edition explores the freedoms and possibilities inherent in sculpture. Beginning with exercises in seeing and drawing for beginners and experienced artists alike,Dr. Judith Peck goes on to describe different approaches to creating sculpture, including both aesthetic and practical methods for working with a wide range of media.

The expanded second edition includes:

  • Six new chapters devoted to paper productions, foam core fabrications, wood constructions, sand sculpture, project preservations and patina, and mounting
  • 200 color photos to encourage individual creativity and provide inspiration
  • In-depth instructions demonstrating techniques for working with found objects, clay, foil and pariscraft, wax, wire, plaster and cement and vermiculite
  • Checklists of tools and materials needed for each medium and technique

Generously illustrated in color with student work and the author's own art, Sculpture as Experience 2nd Edition will broaden the definition of what sculpture is and help the individual sculptor find his or her medium.

Publisher: Iola, WI : Krause Publications, c2007
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780896894532
Branch Call Number: 731.4 PEC 2007
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. ; 27 cm


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