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Sculpting the Figure in Clay: An Artistic and Technical Journey to Understanding the Creative and Dynamic Forces in Figurative Sculpture

by Brand: Watson Guptill


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  • A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SCULPTING THE HUMAN FIGURE IN CLAY

    In Sculpting 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. Rubino’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:
    • The Fundamentals of the Clay Torso
    • Observing the Model
    • Essential Materials and Tools
    • Sculpting the Female Torso from the Live Model
    • Sculpting the Reclining Figure from the Live Model
    • Sculpting the Hand, Foot, and Lower Arm
    • Plus Many Photographic Reference Poses for continued Study

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