Complete Metalsmith

Complete Metalsmith
Author: Tim McCreight
Publsiher: Brynmorgen Press
Total Pages: 153
Release: 2005-02
ISBN: 9781929565061
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complete Metalsmith Book Excerpt:

Students, hobbyists, and others just getting started in metalworking have turned to this informative, easy-access reference time and time again. Without getting bogged down in confusing details, it teaches them what they need to know about the most effective techniques for working with gold, platinum, copper, brass, steel, plaster, and more. In fact, it covers most of the same subjects as the professional version, only in a simpler fashion: metals, tools, surfaces, shaping, joining, casting, stones, and mechanisms. And, like the larger edition, it has a spiral spine and attractive color images throughout. Newcomers to the field will especially appreciate the safety tips and the many charts covering melting points, conversion, factors, and other fundamental knowledge.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Beading Basics

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Beading Basics
Author: Georgene Lockwood
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-10-04
ISBN: 1101558555
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Beading Basics Book Excerpt:

Includes all the fundamentals readers need to know to enjoy the craft and create successful projects. Clear, well-illustrated instructions guide readers through each step of beading for jewelry and home crafts, including choosing a design and beads, selecting clasps and other findings, stringing on different materials, weaving off and on a loom, working with wire, and finishing any project. - Expert advice on mastering stringing and weaving techniques, plus specialty techniques such as beading flowers, beaded embroidery, and various beaded embellishments. - Choose the best color, size, and shape of beads and the right connectors, fasteners, and clasps for any project - Tons of crisp, instructional black-and-white photos and line drawings

The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making Revised and Updated

The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making  Revised and Updated
Author: Tammy Powley
Publsiher: Creative Publishing international
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2014-07-01
ISBN: 1627880089
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Photo Guide to Jewelry Making Revised and Updated Book Excerpt:

This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of jewelry making. It serves as a reference and technique guide for .all the common methods and styles of jewelry: beaded jewelry, wire, crystals and gems, polymer clay, PMC. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of jewelry by a various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.

A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist

A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist
Author: Susan J. Maclagan
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 434
Release: 2019-05-15
ISBN: 1538106663
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist Book Excerpt:

The second edition of Susan J. Maclagan’s A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist presents clear and concise definitions of more than 1,600 common flute-related terms that a player of the Boehm-system or Baroque flute may encounter. It includes over 100 images as well as appendices on tuning, composition, baroque music, and recordings.

Metalsmith

Metalsmith
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1992
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Art metal-work
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Custom Knifemaking

Custom Knifemaking
Author: Tim McCreight
Publsiher: Stackpole Books
Total Pages: 222
Release: 1985
ISBN: 9780811721752
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Custom Knifemaking Book Excerpt:

Ten projects will teach beginners how to cut, shape, heat, treat, and finish a knife.

Back to Basics

Back to Basics
Author: Abigail Gehring
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2014-10-14
ISBN: 1629148628
Category: House & Home
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Back to Basics Book Excerpt:

The classic guide to self-sufficiency, with more than 200,000 copies sold—now fully updated! Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind employed by our forefathers—and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Countless readers have turned to Back to Basics for inspiration and instruction, escaping to an era before power saws and fast-food restaurants and rediscovering the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle. Now newly updated, the hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations in Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, and make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The truly ambitious will find instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead. More than just practical advice, this is also a book for dreamers—even if you live in a city apartment, you will find your imagination sparked, and there’s no reason why you can’t, for example, make a loom and weave a rag rug. Complete with tips for old-fashioned fun (square dancing calls, homemade toys, and kayaking tips), this may be the most thorough book on voluntary simplicity available.

Textile Techniques in Metal

Textile Techniques in Metal
Author: Arline M. Fisch
Publsiher: Lark Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2003
ISBN: 9781579905149
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textile Techniques in Metal Book Excerpt:

In 'Textile Techniques in Metal', Arline Fisch describes in detail the application of the fibre techniques to precious and non-precious metals, and then goes on to describe the tools and materials required.

Bowker s Complete Video Directory 2001

Bowker s Complete Video Directory 2001
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780835244275
Category: Films for the hearing impaired
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Introduction to Theatrical Design and Production

Introduction to Theatrical Design and Production
Author: Judy Ryerson
Publsiher: Waveland Press
Total Pages: 191
Release: 2020-08-03
ISBN: 1478645970
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Theatrical Design and Production Book Excerpt:

The creation of exciting visual stories blooms from a successful navigation of the collaborative artistic journey. This new text guides beginning directors, designers, and performers through the many interwoven relationships and communication styles used during this journey and details the context, vision, parameters, materials, aesthetics, documentation, and facilitation of the design and production process. Drawing from over thirty years as a theatre educator and costume designer, Ryerson uses examples from actual productions to provide valuable insight into creating visually symbolic storytelling. Specific areas covered include the historical development of performance; navigating the relationship between artistic and business factions; job descriptions and hierarchies; design elements and principles; set components and construction; the design and production of costumes, lighting, and sound; special effects; and how everything comes together. Including 16 pages of full-color photos, this universal and practical approach benefits all members of this unique art form.

Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads

Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads
Author: Linda Kaye-Moses
Publsiher: Creative Publishing International
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2011-07-01
ISBN: 1589236114
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads Book Excerpt:

A variety of silver bead projects utilizing metal clay.

Art in Chemistry Chemistry in Art

Art in Chemistry  Chemistry in Art
Author: Barbara R. Greenberg,Dianne Patterson
Publsiher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Total Pages: 391
Release: 2007-12-30
ISBN: 0313095795
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Woven Wire Jewelry

Woven Wire Jewelry
Author: Linda Chandler,Christine Ritchey
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2013-03-10
ISBN: 162033223X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Woven Wire Jewelry Book Excerpt:

A new wire weaving technique that varies the number of wires and their thickness to create stunningly beautiful bracelets, necklaces, and pendants is introduced in this guide. Project instructions go well beyond simple line drawings to show the assembly process of each piece in a series of step-by-step photographs. The nine projects begin with an elegantly simple woven bracelet and move on to more dramatic projects that include a domed cuff bracelet with soldered bead ends, a free-form bracelet, a woven neck piece, and a pendant with a woven frame. Projects range in difficulty from easy to advanced, and many can be completed without soldering.

The Jeweler s Studio Handbook

The Jeweler s Studio Handbook
Author: Brandon Holschuh
Publsiher: Quarry Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2009-02-01
ISBN: 161673535X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Jeweler s Studio Handbook Book Excerpt:

Master the art and craft of metal jewelry making in your own home studio! Great jewelry is original, well-designed, and -- with the right tools -- can be created at home by the aspiring artist. The Jeweler's Studio Handbook guides you through the process of equipping your own jewelry studio and teaches you the techniques that will have you crafting one-of-a-kind metal jewelry in no time. Artist Brandon Holschuh walks you through planning your work space, selecting tools and materials, mastering basic metalwork techniques, and applying your new skills to twenty original pieces. In addition, The Jeweler's Studio Handbook encourages novel design, good organization and fearless experimentation, ensuring it will remain an invaluable resource for jewelry artists for years to come. Invites you into the world of the home jewelry artist, from workbench to gallery Teaches fundamental jewelry-making techniques -- hammering, soldering, riveting, and more -- in full-color photographs Illustrates the steps for crafting twenty beautiful pieces of metalwork jewelry, including rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants Features gallery-quality jewelry from dozens of contributing artists

Metal Clay Beyond the Basics

Metal Clay Beyond the Basics
Author: Carol Babineau
Publsiher: Kalmbach Books
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2012-11-19
ISBN: 087116468X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Metal Clay Beyond the Basics Book Excerpt:

Metal clay artisans who love a challenge will love this book. Master instructor Carol A. Babineau presents 25 original projects that reach far beyond the expected to expand your technical abilities and imagination. Integrate sterling silver, ceramics, and enamel; use armatures, molds, tube rivets, and cold connections to make earrings, bracelets, pendants, pins, toggles, and more.

Mixed Media Collage Jewelry

Mixed Media Collage Jewelry
Author: Janette Schuster
Publsiher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9781600592683
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mixed Media Collage Jewelry Book Excerpt:

Crafting a piece of collage jewelry is more than just a creative act; it can also be a very personal journey when the materials include precious keepsakes and mementos. In these 25 stunning projects, readers can experience the pleasure of creating works of beauty and memory. The techniques are basic, and each project features three or more step-by-step photos along with an image showing the gorgeous final results.

Metalworking through History An Encyclopedia

Metalworking through History  An Encyclopedia
Author: Ana M. Lopez
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 177
Release: 2009-04-30
ISBN: 0313056161
Category: Art
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Metalworking through History An Encyclopedia Book Excerpt:

Metalworking Through History provides a comprehensive, historic overview of the subject of metalworking while exploring it within its cultural context. It is written from the perspective that the crafting of objects in metal is a unique way of understanding a particular time and culture. As a broad encyclopedia of metalworking, it allows the reader to view the different societies and periods that produced work in this medium as part of a global, interrelated practice. Comprised of over sixty entries on relevant time periods, cultures, makers and processes, the book is a much-needed general reference text in the survey of this craft. The subjects span all the major metalworking periods and peoples, from the rituals of African iron smelting to the twentieth century studio movement. Outstanding individual makers are highlighted to give additional insight into the times at which they were active. Furthermore, the materials and techniques used in the act of metalworking are clearly explained in terms that are easily understood by a practitioner with tacit knowledge of the medium. Suggested further readings and cross-references allow for the expansion of research and additional study. It is an excellent first resource for understanding the concepts and terminology of the ancient and pervasive craft of metalworking. Volume includes eight pages of color plates, and black and white photos throughout. Metalworking Through History provides a comprehensive, historic overview of the subject of metalworking while exploring it within its cultural context. It is written from the perspective that the crafting of objects in metal is a unique way of understanding a particular time and culture. As a broad encyclopedia of metalworking, it allows the reader to view the different societies and periods that produced work in this medium as part of a global, interrelated practice. Comprised of over sixty entries on relevant time periods, cultures, makers and processes, the book is a much-needed general reference text in the survey of this craft. The subjects span all the major metalworking periods and peoples, from the rituals of African iron smelting to the twentieth century studio movement. Outstanding individual makers are highlighted to give additional insight into the times at which they were active. Furthermore, the materials and techniques used in the act of metalworking are clearly explained in terms that are easily understood by a practitioner with tacit knowledge of the medium. Suggested further readings and cross-references allow for the expansion of research and additional study. It is an excellent first resource for understanding the concepts and terminology of the ancient and pervasive craft of metalworking. Volume includes eight pages of color plates, and black and white photos throughout. *Art Deco *Marianne Brandt *Chinese *Dark Ages *Enamel *Engraving *Georg Jensen *Judaica *Metals and their Alloys *Native American *Plating and Leaf *Renaissance *June Schwartz *Soldering *South American *Samuel Yellin

The Art of Fine Enameling

The Art of Fine Enameling
Author: Karen L. Cohen
Publsiher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2004
ISBN: 9781402713491
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Fine Enameling Book Excerpt:

Melting glass onto metal creates colorful, imaginative, and lustrous designs. “Cohen covers the traditional forms of enameling as well as some crossover techniques from other crafts such as raku firing and silkscreen application. Projects by several artists for small items illustrate specific techniques....Will be very useful in public library or academic crafts collections.”—Library Journal.

The Fly Fisher s Craft

The Fly Fisher s Craft
Author: Darrel Martin
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-03-15
ISBN: 151070373X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Fly Fisher s Craft Book Excerpt:

An illustrated guide to historical and modern flies, hooks, lines, and loop rods. Whether looking for a back-to-basics approach to fly-tying or a better understanding of its history, The Fly-Fisher’s Craft is the perfect volume to educate the curious angler as well as to provide tips of the trade. A detailed history of fly-tying and historical flies are coupled with the author’s personal modern fly patterns, satisfying the fisher’s desire for the pastoral and practical. In The Fly-Fisher’s Craft, experienced outdoors writer Darrel Martin provides thoroughly researched history and careful instruction accompanied by color photographs throughout. Chapters cover a wide variety of topics, such as: Tying in antiquity Fly design Personal patterns Hooks and lines Loop-rods And much more! In a newly augmented edition, new readers will have the chance to discover the roots of fly fishing and fly tying from antiquity up through the modern era. With forewords by Ted Leeson and by John Betts, both respected angling authors, this book is a complete source for the fly-tier. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Secrets of Clay Animation Revealed

Secrets of Clay Animation Revealed
Author: Marc Spess
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 87
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9298910169
Category: Animation (Cinematography)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secrets of Clay Animation Revealed Book Excerpt: