Direct Stone Sculpture (Schiffer Art Books)

Direct Stone Sculpture (Schiffer Art

The ancient and wonderful art of direct stone sculpture is brought to life in this comprehensive new book by the noted sculptor, Milt Liebson. After a brief, informative historical overview of stone sculpture, he leads the reader through the hands-on experience of sculpting in stone. This is an invaluable book for artists and would-be artists in stone. The types of stone used in sculpture are covered, as well as the basic tools for hand sculpting and the techniques for their use. For the advanced sculptor there is detailed information on power tools and their use, the methods of lamination and repair, the business side of stone sculpture, and other helpful information gleaned from years of experience. Detailed photographs take readers from rough stone to the polished and mounted piece. Already a standard reference, **Direct Stone Sculpture now includes 47 new pictures, updated stone-working techniques, and a gallery of students' work.

  • ASIN: 0764312243

Quality Hand Sculpted Shale English Staddle Stone Collection Affordable Garden Mushroom Sculpture

Quality Hand Sculpted Shale English Staddle Stone Collection

Each piece is hand sculpted by Clifford Frederick, a classically trained sculptor who studied in Florence Italy and offers unique and affordable Home & Garden Decor. The English Staddle Stones were created after the Ancient Stone Relics scattered across England's country landscape. These miniature reproductions offer affordable garden decor and come in two distinct finishes, Terracotta & Shale. They are made to withstand the harsh elements and provide a unique aesthetic appeal to all garden landscapes! The three sizes come in two pieces (top & bottom) and can easily be mistaken for garden mushrooms. The quality design along with the dense stone material offer superiority over inexpensive resin & plastic reproductions. Why not send a set as a perfect gift to that special friend? All items are Copyright "2004" by the US Copyright office.

  • Color: Terracotta
  • Brand: Athena Garden Inc.
  • ASIN: B0075OV4F4
  • UPC: 713757700801

Mineralbiz 1.8" - 2" Length Natural Pink Rose Quartz Crystal Hand Carved Human Crystal Skull Head Sculpture, Stone Carving

Mineralbiz 1.8" - 2" Length Natural Pink Rose

You will NOT receive the same item in the picture because each of them is natural and unique. Each of them has its own individual character with some small differences. Please NOTE: the skulls have a few natural Cracks, Impurity, Holes and Other Flaws. If you can't accept it, please don't order it. Thank you.

  • Color: Pink
  • Brand: Mineralbiz
  • ASIN: B076MZSW9Q

Rock Sculpture: The Joy of Stone Carving for Beginners (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)

Rock Sculpture: The Joy of Stone Carving for

Excellent beginner's book. Covers elements of design. Describes tools needed, how to start and what rocks to start sculpting.

  • Brand: Brand: Naturegraph Publishers
  • ASIN: 0879611677

Gifts & Decor Lion Guardian Crested Shield Home Garden Decor Statue

Gifts & Decor Lion Guardian Crested Shield Home

With his mighty paw placed atop a crested shield, a regal lion surveys all who approach the door to your castle. Inspired by the centuries-old stone carvings found in castles and cathedrals throughout Europe, this impressive statue makes a bold historical statement and lends distinction to your entryway or garden!

  • Color: beige
  • Brand: Gifts & Decor
  • ASIN: B008YQ506G
  • UPC: 057319386240

Stone Carving Unplugged

Stone Carving

'Stone Carving Unplugged' is an illustrative guide to direct stone carving. Simple hand tools and a basic, easy to follow approach defines this popular stone carving book. Appropriate for novices or experienced stone carvers. Based on the 'Sculpture Workshop Program' created at Mount Rushmore National Memorial by Sculptor-In-Residence, DJ Garrity.

  • ASIN: B07F6V87TC

Sculpture House Stone Carving Kit - Starter Set kit

Sculpture House Stone Carving Kit - Starter Set

Stone Carving Kit Starter Set introduces beginners, as well as established artists, to carving jewelry, medallions, and small figures. Set includes: 2lbs of stone (one or two), one rasp, one carving knife, polishing oil, dust mask, and an instructional booklet.

  • Color: Grey
  • Brand: Sculpture House
  • UPC: 812124008905

zenggp Pagoda Japanese Garden Lantern Solid Stone Carving Hand Carved Garden Decoration Statue,C+32cm

zenggp Pagoda Japanese Garden Lantern Solid Stone Carving

Pagoda Japanese garden Lantern solid stone carving Hand carved garden decoration statue Description: Color classification: gray Applicable scene: garden courtyard Material: clay Process: fired, handmade Dimensions: A: 50 cm (20 in), B: 49 cm (19.6 in), C: 32 cm (12.8 in), D: 30 cm (12 in), E: 21 cm (8.4 in), F: 34 Cm (13.6 in), G: 28cm (11.2in) Box Contains 1 x decoration NOTE: 1.30-day money-back guarantee: not 100% satisfied? We'll refund you! 2.24-hour email customer support. 3.Please contacr us via FAQ or Buyer Message at the first time. Wall Mounted Tea Light Candle Holder resin Candlestick Home Decor

  • Color: C+32cm
  • Brand: zenggp
  • ASIN: B07Q8F5MQ9

1.2" Natural Hand Carved Human Skull Jewelry Head Sculpture Gemstone Carving Skull (3pcs)

1.2" Natural Hand Carved Human Skull Jewelry Head

You will NOT receive the same item in the picture because each of them is natural and unique. Each of them has its own individual character with some small differences. We will pick randomly for delivery. Please NOTE: the skulls will have a few Cracks and Holes. If you can't accept it, please don't order it. Thank you.For Healing and Inspiration: Often used to enhance meditation, inspiration, and the healing properties of natural gems and minerals, our Realistic crystal skull is comfortable to hold and may help to you to cultivate peace, relaxation, and quiet.

  • Color: Hole-3pcs
  • Brand: Gemstone
  • ASIN: B07RX6P8MD

The Sculpting Techniques Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for Both Beginner and Experienced Sculptors

The Sculpting Techniques Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference

This is a complete step-by-step guide for sculpting in a wide range of media. Clear photographic sequences show how to model with clay, plaster, and papier mache; select and use wood and stone for carving; make armatures and molds for building and casting. Discover how to use color and create a variety of surface effects and finishes. All tools and equipment are clearly explained and you find helpful advice on setting up a studio as well as essential information on safe working practices.This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy in their workshops, and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced sculptors.Along with descriptions of the tools and techniques used for sculpting, readers will find examples of projects by accomplished sculptors. Following these examples, new artists can learn techniques while adjusting the projects to their own styles. These projects include people, animals, nature, objects, and more.

  • Brand: Quayside Publishing
  • ASIN: 0785821422

Design Toscano KY47116 Byodo-in Temple Bodhisattva Garden Statue, Antique Stone

Design Toscano KY47116 Byodo-in Temple Bodhisattva Garden Statue,

Add gentle elegance to your outdoor garden with an Asian Zen Buddha based from an ancient Japanese wood sculpture. Our blood-in Temple bodhisattva Statue, motivated by great compassion, plays his flute with great elegance as he shares the music of peace for all mankind. Seated on the clouds with a sacred halo of radiant light, This tranquil Zen Statue is cast exclusively for Design Toscano in quality designer resin with an Antique Stone finish. 12"Wx12½ "Dx22"H. 13 lbs.

  • Color: antique stone
  • Brand: Design Toscano
  • ASIN: B01D56L5DQ
  • UPC: 840798110396

Shaping Stone: The Art of Carving Soapstone (Volume 1)

Shaping Stone: The Art of Carving Soapstone (Volume

A step by step guide to the techniques, tricks and tips on how to carve soapstone. Includes sections on how to select stone, what tools are required and recommended, how to use the tools, safety guidelines, how to finish and display soapstone carvings. Each step is clearly explained via both text and photographs. Included in the book are links to on-line videos of the various techniques and stages.~~~~Intro: Whenever I display my work, I watch the people as they inspect the sculpture. Almost without exception, people are impelled to touch the stone, to stroke it with their fingertips. They are always surprised and fascinated by the silky texture, the smoothness and warmth of highly polished soapstone. Soapstone is almost unique in that fascination. Unlike metal or ceramic, soapstone calls out to the viewer, asking to be touched.Soapstone can be found all over the world, and has been used by many cultures through-out history, from ancient Egypt, to India, China and the far North. Soapstone artifacts have been found which date as far back as 5000 BC. Today though, much of the world most commonly associates soapstone with the peoples of the North, once referred to as Eskimo, now more properly known as Inuit, Yupik and Aleut. Historically, these peoples used soapstone for many things...

  • Brand: Brand: NorthwindInk
  • ASIN: 0986755680

NATURSTON Gemstone's Carving Gothic Skull Statue Natural Labradorite Mens Biker Halloween Sculpture Artwork (Green-2.5")

NATURSTON Gemstone's Carving Gothic Skull Statue Natural Labradorite

This item is the exact one of the picture shown,also is the unique one by 100% handmade Skull Sculpture Size/Weight approx: : Green-2.6": size:6.0cm*6.5cm*3.2cm, weight:144g Gold-Green-2.9" size:5.0cm*7.5cm*3.7cm, weight:221g Blue-3.1" size:4.7cm*7.8cm*4.5cm, weight:weight:248g Gold-Purple-3" size:7.3cm*8.4cm*4.5cm, weight:335g Green-Gold-4" size:6.2cm*10.0cm*2.6cm, weight:283g Gold-Blue-2.4" size:3.3cm*6.0cm*3.5cm, weight:118g Gold-2.8" size:5.7cm*7.0cm*2.3cm, weight:133g Green-2.5" size:5.5cm*6.2cm*2.5cm, weight:127g Condition: 100% Brand New Material :100% Labradorite Package contents:1pcs sculpture +1pcs advanced flannel pouch What is Labradorite meaning and healing? Labradorite Gemstone meaning. Labradorite is a power stone, allowing you to seethrough illusions and determine the actual form of your dreams and goals. It isexcellent for strengthening intuitions. Use labradorite to: Stimulate imagination. Develop enthusiasm and thus, new ideas. To see more clearly in meditation. Notes: 1. The natural material is fragile and easily damaged,please avoid unnecessary usage. 2. The real color may different from the pictures due to the various monitor and brightness.3. The marked size may not be accurate due to the measurement by hand.

  • Color: Green-2.5"
  • Brand: NATURSTON
  • ASIN: B078CR6KDW

AITELEI 1.5" Natural Hand Carved Crystal Wolf Head Shaped Pendant Tiger Eye Stone Charm Small Adornment Crystal Gemstone Carving Sculpture Healing Pendant Necklace

AITELEI 1.5" Natural Hand Carved Crystal Wolf Head

You can carry your wolf head around with you in your pocket or handbag. Place in your car to help guide & protect on journeys. Place it in your living room or office to bring you peace & luck. Hold in your palm and caress for stress reduction. A PERFECT and Meaningful Gift for your family,friends and yourself. Specifications: Material: Nature stone Size: 4 × 3 × 1cm / 1.57 × 1.18 × 0.39in Hole Diameter: Approx. 2mm~3mm Quantity: 1pc Package Included: 1 × Pendant (cord is Not included) Note: 1. Please allow small size error due to manual measurement. Thanks for your understanding. 2. Monitors are not calibrated same, item color displayed in photos may be showing slightly different from the real object. Please take the real one as standard.

  • Color: Tiger Eye
  • Brand: AITELEI

Sculpture in Stone

Sculpture in

Art teachers, students, and ambitious amateurs all will value this copiously illustrated volume. It presents both a general overview of sculpture and a practical guide to working in stone. All important stone-working equipment and tools are shown, from compass and calipers to chisels, mallets, saws, sanders, and drills. Examples of finished pieces are shown from all over the world, and cover many historical eras, including statues and relief carvings from ancient Egypt and the Orient, marble masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance, and abstract figures from the modern era. Different types of stone are shown and described, including alabaster, most often used in small-scale pieces, as well as sandstone, granite, and marble. Practical instruction includes methods of measuring and copying in stone from a clay model. Step-by-step photo essays show several different contemporary works in progress, starting with a rough stone slab and progressing to completion and installation of a finished sculpture. Examples range in scale from small figurines to public monuments. Hundreds of full-color photos show the artist's studio, the processes of stone working, and magnificent examples of world famous artworks in stone. Other informative features include a six-page glossary of stone-working t...

  • ASIN: 0764154249
  • UPC: 027011054242

Sculpture House Stone Tool Set, Steel, Set of 6

Sculpture House Stone Tool Set, Steel, Set of

Sculpture House Stone Tool Set includes 6 hand-made tools of high quality steel that are ideal for working on marble, limestone and sandstone. Set includes 1 chisel, 1 point, 2 flat chisels, 1 roundel and a 1-1/2 lb hammer that come in a canvas roll for storage and is sold as 6 per set. Includes: (1) Chisel(1) Point(1) Flat Chisels(1) Roundel and 1-1/2 lb Hammer

  • Color: Brown
  • Brand: Sculpture House
  • UPC: 812124006185

Design Toscano Yeti the Bigfoot Garden Statue, Large 28 Inch, Polyresin, Full Color

Design Toscano Yeti the Bigfoot Garden Statue, Large

With his characteristically big feet, our over two-foot-tall Garden Yeti will have guests doing a double-take as they admire your creative gardening style! With alleged sightings the world over from the highest Himalayas to the northwest United States, this elusive, mythical legend has been captured exclusively for Toscano in quality designer resin and finely hand-painted for startling realism. 19.5"Wx19"Dx28.5"H. 12 lbs.

  • Color: Brown
  • Brand: Design Toscano
  • ASIN: B001M2ELNW
  • UPC: 813197010000

Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques

Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone:

"Tool marks" and "joins", "Cycladic" and "Daedalic styles", and "kouroi" and "kanephoroi" are among the many terms pertaining to the study of classical stone sculpture that are succinctly described in this latest addition to the popular Looking At series. Presented in glossary format, this superbly illustrated book gives concise definitions of the words and phrases most frequently encountered by museum visitors in exhibition labels and texts. Throughout the book, the author focuses on the technical aspects of sculpting that influenced the style and character of the finished works. An introductory essay underscores the importance of understanding why and how ancient stone sculpture was produced, allowing readers to gain a greater appreciation of the aesthetic value of individual works. Featuring numerous illustrations of ancient stone sculptures, many from the collections of the Getty Museum, Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone is a valuable guide for students, scholars, and all who wish to heighten their enjoyment of this classical art.

  • ASIN: 0892367083

Jack Richeson 8-Piece Coarse Riffler Set

Jack Richeson 8-Piece Coarse Riffler

Double-sided, 8 inches long forged steel rasps are designed for years of dependable service. Each rasp is hand forged, crafted and cut by a master tool-maker to offer unique workability on wood, stone, plaster and other modeling materials.

  • Color: Silver
  • Brand: Jack Richeson
  • ASIN: B0044SABYO
  • UPC: 717304089784

SDBRKYH Buddha Sculpture, Ganesha Sand Sculpture Stone Carving Crafts Buddha Statue Sandstone Elephant Sculpture Fengshui Figurine Home Decor

SDBRKYH Buddha Sculpture, Ganesha Sand Sculpture Stone Carving

Thai lucky elephant sculpture, it can bring wealth to you and your family, it symbolizes wealth and overcomes adversityMade of stone, hand-engraved, unique in shape, peace of mind, stress relief, can be used as a garden or home decorationThe detailed pattern carving is perfect, the retro craftsmanship, hand-polished, giving it a rich texture and top quality.This Thai elephant god statue can be used not only as a home decoration, but also as a high quality gift surprise for loved ones, including birthdays, anniversaries and anniversaries.Material: sand stoneSize: length 26cm * width 22cm * height 42cmCraft: hand-carved + retro craftWeight: 15kgDue to manual measurements, an error of approximately 1 cm is allowed. Please understand thatDue to the differences between the different displays, the image may not reflect the actual color of the project. Thank you!▶ If you don't like it, you can go to our store to see other styles.▶If you have any questions, please contact us by email and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

  • Brand: SDBRKYH
  • ASIN: B07TW62TLL

Design Toscano Aloha Hawaii Tiki Sculpture: Set of two

Design Toscano Aloha Hawaii Tiki Sculpture: Set of

Say aloha to island fun with these exotic sculptures perfect for a year-round luau! Mirroring the original native, rough-hewn carvings, our island survivors are cast exclusively for Toscano in faux wood-grained designer resin and individually hand-painted for tiki style. Our playfully primitive tikis are sculpted 360 degrees so guests may admire them from any angle poolside, in a colorful garden, or in a retro bar. Moai Haku Hana: 7"Wx7"Dx21"H. Moai Haku Pani: 5and 1/2"Wx5and 1/2"Dx31"H. Each approx. 9 lbs.

  • Color: woodtone
  • Brand: Design Toscano
  • ASIN: B004AB13VA
  • UPC: 711033019203

Restoration Stone Carving

Restoration Stone

A stone carver with extensive conservation experience introduces readers to the techniques and methodology of restoration stone carving, set against a sound conservation philosophyFew decorative crafts can claim to be more ancient than stone carving, with the earliest carved objects being dated well into prehistory. This book provides a thorough understanding of stone as a material and describes its use in sculpture and the agents of its decay, as well as the method by which disfigured carvings can be forensically reconstructed, resulting in the reemergence of beautifully carved historic architectural sculpture. The book is intended as a detailed introduction to restoration stone carving, and is aimed at those who are learning to carve stone or have an interest in pursuing a career in the conservation of stone sculpture and ancient monuments. While having a depth of detail which will allow it to serve as a reference manual for the professional, it will also inspire the beginner and fuel the interest of those who harbor a desire to pursue traditional crafts.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0709090234

Natural Tiger Eye stone Hand Carving Sculpture Fish

Natural Tiger Eye stone Hand Carving Sculpture

.You will get the same as show in the pictures. worth to collect it .Material: Tiger Eye, do not accept any chemical and annual price rise .Its size is 16cm× 23cm × 3.1cm . Intricate hand carved design,Handmade, fine hand-polished carefully crafted boutique

  • Color: Yellow
  • UPC: 745780940657

Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography

Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery

Certain symbols abound in modern Western culture that are instantly recognizable: the cross signifies Christianity, the six-pointed Star of David is revered by Jews, the golden arches frequently means it's time for lunch. Other symbols, however, require a bit of decoding-particularly those found in cemeteries. Cemeteries are virtual encyclopedias of symbolism. Engravings on tombstones, mausoleums and memorials tell us just about everything there is to know about a person- date of birth and death as well as religion, ethnicity, occupation, community interests, and much more. In the fascinating new book Stories in Stone: The Complete Guide to Cemetery Symbolism by noted author Douglas Keister, the secrets of cemetery symbolism are finally revealed. For instance, did you know that it is quite rare to see a sunflower on a tombstone? Did you know that the human foot symbolizes humility and service since it consistently touches the earth? Or the humble sheaf of wheat-while it is often used to denote someone who has lived a long and fruitful life, do you know other meanings it might carry? Stories in Stone provides history along with images of a wide variety of common and not-so-common cemetery symbols, and offers an in-depth examination of stone relics and the personal and intimate d...

  • Brand: Gibbs Smith Publishers
  • ASIN: 158685321X
  • UPC: 082552023218
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