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Published by N.A.G. Press .
Written in English


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Statementby A. Brittain, S. Wolpert, and P. Morton.
ContributionsWolpert, S., Morton, P.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21275873M

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The engraver's tools and equipment --First cuts --Exercises in engraving --Engraving the script alphabet --Engraving looped script and monograms --Block, Roman and Old English letters --Choice of lettering and layout styles --Studies in lettering and layout design --More advanced and awkward jobs --Polishing, erasing, and restoring surfaces. The book is rather complete and nice. But: some pictures are really bad. The are pictures of interesting samples of enamels on different metals (what is the influense of the metal on the metal base) and they are useless because they are so dark. Futhermore: there are a lot of stories of enamelists. What is there background etc by: 4. "Engraving on Precious Metals" is for professionals and others who wish to learn hand engraving as a hobby or trade, and reveals many previously undisclosed practices of the commercial engraver which help to make his skill quite astonishing/5(20). The author begins with the premise that engraving is really just drawing on (or in) metal, so the aspiring engraver should have solid skills in that art, first. To that end, he proposes a number of drawing exercises specific to the kinds of scrollwork common in engraved ornament, as well as a few general tips about drawing people, animals, and plants/5(28).

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