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This book explains the principles of classical ornamentation and how the motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance and Neoclassical periods. Carving techniques are described and illustrated with separate chapters covering relief panels, bands and foliage; tablets, escutcheons, scrolls and cartouches; fans, sunbursts and shells; keystones and finials.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861083630
ISBN-10: 1861083637
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 210mm x 13mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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