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The Human Form in Mosaic

Goodwin, Elaine M.

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ISBN 10: 1861269811 / ISBN 13: 9781861269812
Published by Crowood Press
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2007. Hardcover. Provides an exploration using the human form as a means to introduce readers to the technique of mosaic-making. This book guides readers through the process of individually cutting and placing 'tesserae' - the small pieces of marble, gold, glass and ceramic that go to make up mosaics - to articulate the human form, both the body and the face. Num Pages: 160 pages, 228 colour photographs. BIC Classification: WFS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 224 x 16. Weight in Grams: 830. 160 pages, 228 colour photographs. Provides an exploration using the human form as a means to introduce readers to the technique of mosaic-making. This book guides readers through the process of individually cutting and placing 'tesserae' - the small pieces of marble, gold, glass and ceramic that go to make up mosaics - to articulate the human form, both the body and the face. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WFS. Dimension: 287 x 224 x 16. Weight: 828. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781861269812

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Title: The Human Form in Mosaic

Publisher: Crowood Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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'The Human Form in Mosaic' is an original and revelatory exploration in the hands of an accomplished artist and author, using the human form as a means to introduce the reader to the technique of mosaic-making. Goodwin guides the reader through the process of individually cutting and placing 'tesserae'.

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Elaine M Goodwin trained at Exeter College of Art & Design and is now an internationally recognized artist, specializing in the medium of mosaic using traditional materials. Her work can be found in galleries throughout Europe and beyond. She is a Directorial Member of the International Association of Contemporary Mosaicists and Founder President of the British Association of Modern Mosaic. Details of her collections can be found on her website www.elainemgoodwin.co.uk Resident: Exeter

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