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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(276mm x 210mm x 13mm)
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
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