★ The Elements of Sculpture: A Viewer's Guide PDF / Epub ✪ Author Herbert George – Tactical-player.co.uk
The categories or elements are good great for beginning students, for example I found the text rather too simple, and was puzzled by many of the sculptures used as examples. The Elements Of Sculpture Is The Essential Viewer S Guide To Experiencing Sculpture Richly Illustrated With Colour Photographs Of Artworks Both Modern And Classical And Written By A Sculptor And Teacher With Lifelong Experience, It Arms The Reader With The Tools And Vocabulary With Which To View A Vast Range Of Sculptures Insightful And Thought Provoking, It Is Accessible To The Widest Audience, Both As A Primer For Students And For General Readers, It Provides A New Way Of Looking At, Experiencing And Discussing The Art Of Crafting In Three Dimensions Great book Brilliantly organized sections such as Surface, Edge, Color, Texture, and Scale, and much Herbert George uses 7 to 10 artists works to speak about each element Every page has an image illustrating a concept Beautifully written, accessible yet thought provoking descriptions Inserted are artists quotes As an object, this publication is gorgeous heavy pages, beautiful images, great text layout An essential book for art and art history students and enthusiasts of any age This is truly an essential viewer s guide to the visual language of sculpture I highly recommend this primer for high school students, college student, and teachers of all levels I love it, and you will too A shopping list of key observable elements that the author deems important for the uninitiated FYI, all the elements are mentioned on the book s cover This book will not help you figure out the great from the good from the bad works But gives you markers to help you understand it a little better I did find it interesting though the author avoids going into any depth on any topic Had I read this book in a bookstore I do not think I would have bought it as I went through the book in 25 minutes. this book is an absolute must have for any young sculptor. Great book and in good condition Great book I d recommend for purchase.