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Introduction to Soapstone Sculpting.
Lynn
A. Bartlett and Tasha Unninayar. Photography
by Josh Steck. New sculptors of any age and skill
level can easily accomplish fun projects with
soapstone. Carve a rabbit or a snail. Sculpt a
flower, a heart, or a butterfly. With 737 color
images, patterns, and step-by-step directions,
you will be carving away in no time at all! Artists
of all trades, especially woodworkers, will be
enamored with this artform once they see how
easy it is. Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 725 images,18
patterns 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3781-9
soft cover • $29.99
Carving a Bear in Soapstone.
TashaUnninayar
and Lynn Bartlett. Artwork by Dawn Hartwig.
Illustrated, step-by-step directions provide tech-
niques for carving your own bear in soapstone
from designing the bear to adding the final polish.
Chapters include carving the bear’s waist and
belly, head and shoulders, legs and tail, and its
ears and snout. A gallery of completed projects
will inspire your own creativity.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 225+ color images • 48 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4084-0 • soft cover • $16.99
Carving a Sitting Bear in Soapstone.
Tasha
Unninayar & Lynn Bartlett. Artwork by Dawn
Hartwig. Illustrated, step-by-step techniques
for carving the sitting bear in soapstone from
designing to adding the final polish. Chapters
include carving the bear’s head, ears, legs,
and paws. A gallery of completed projects will
inspire your own creativity. Features 180 color
images and four patterns.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 180 color images & 4 pat-
terns • 48 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4148-9 soft cover • $16.99
IRONWORK: INSPIRATIONS
Ironwork Today: Inside &Out.
Dona
Z. Meilach. Over 480 color photos of
iron art for indoor and outdoor use,
including sculpture, fences, railings,
gates, doors, furniture, lighting, can-
dleholders, and more, ranging from the
truly modern to historical references.
Size: 11” x 8-1/2” • 482 color photos
Index • 256 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2390-3 hard cover •
$49.95
Ironwork Today 2: Inside & Out.
Jeffrey B. Snyder. 100s of color photos
display the work of today’s top art-
ist-blacksmiths. Working in a variety of
styles, they create innovative original
works of art for homes, offices, and
public use, including sculpture, gates,
furniture, lighting fixtures, candlehold-
ers, doors, locks, and more.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 500 color • photos
256 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3064-3 • hard cover • $50.00
Ironwork Today 3: Inside and Out.
Jeffrey B. Snyder. 100s of color photos
show the artwork being created by
today’s artist-blacksmiths. Over eighty
artists’ works are displayed, including
art found in public spaces, offices, and
homes.Theartwork isarrangedbyartist
alphabetically, allowing readers to see
the full scope of each artist’s work.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 462 color photos
• Index • 256 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3876-2 hard cover • $50.00
Ironwork Today 4: Inside and Out.
Catherine Mallette. Hundreds of detailed
color photos provide a sweeping over-
view of the wide range of iron artwork
being created by over 90 of today’s
artist-blacksmiths. These fascinating
works of art in metal are found in homes,
offices, and public spaces alike. The piec-
es, discussed by the artists who made
them, include sculpture, gates, railings,
furniture, andirons, lighting fixtures, doors, door knockers, and much more.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 300+ color photos • 256 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4673-6 hard cover • $50.00 •
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Ironwork: Dynamic Details.
Dona Z. Mei-
lach. The unique ironwork created by today’s
artist-blacksmiths, with details of flowers,
leaves, and amazing critters make ordinary
fences, gates, and chandeliers extraordinary.
Functional joints become beautiful elements
for furniture, fireplace accessories, candlestick
holders, and other iron items we use daily. With
heat, hammer, talent, and muscle the modern
artist-blacksmith is forging exciting forms that
permeate our surroundings.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 251 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2549-3 • hard cover • $39.95
From Fire to Form: Sculpture from
the Modern Blacksmith and Met-
alsmith
. Mathew S. Clarke. 521 color
photos display metal art produced by
today’s leading blacksmiths and met-
alsmiths. Private and public sculptures
for individual homes, public parks, and
other outdoor venues are included.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 521 color photos
• Index • 256 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3247-0 hard cover • $50.00
The Contemporary Blacksmith.
Dona Z.
Meilach. Over 500 works by nearly 200 art-
ist-craftsmen from 16 countries illustrate the
unprecedented activity in modern ironwork that
has led to its blossoming into a serious art form.
You’ll learnseveral techniquesusinghotandcold
formingandseetheresults:architectural ironwork,
sculpture, furniture, containers and vessels,
lighting fixtures and candleholders, and more.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 542 photos • 256 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1106-9 • hard cover • $49.9
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FireplaceAccessories.
DonaZ.Meilach.Unique
custom-made fireplace accessories as works
of art by talented modern artist blacksmiths.
Over 400 ideas for unusual fireplace designs
reflect historical styles from Renaissance to
Post-Modern. A wonderful sourcebook for
homeowners and designers seeking original
art for their homes.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 362 color & 55 b/w photos
Index • 256 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-1615-9
hard cover • $49.95
IRONWORK: tools
Decorative & Sculptural Ironwork: Tools,
Techniques &
Inspiration.
Dona Z. Meilach. The
fascinating properties of iron and other metals cre-
atively explored in 52 color plates and 717 b/w photos
and drawings. Smithing tools and techniques are
explored in depth.
Size: 7” x 10” 52 color and 717 b/w photos
312 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-0790-4 • soft cover
$34.99
FELT CRAFTS
On Body and Soul: Contemporary
Armor to Amulets
. Suzanne Ramljak.
The craft of making armor and amulets
has existed since prehistory and the
results found in art museums across
the globe. The work of contemporary
crafters showcased here in 200 photos
demonstrate the enduring artistry of the
forms and the role such objects can play
in safeguarding body and soul.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 200 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4647-7 • hard cover $45.00
Model Building with Brass.
Kenneth C. Foran.
Finally, a book has been written that explains all
the tools and techniques necessary to successfully
build models with brass. Whether the reader
wishes to substitute plastic model kit parts
with brass, create master patterns for casting,
or scratch building brass models, instructions
are provided for modelers of all skill levels. Brass
cutting, forming, fabricating, soldering, and final
finishing methods are explained.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 327 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4004-8 • hard cover $34.99
Making a Copper Weathervane.
Bruce Helm-
reich. Over 290 color images, 25 line drawings,
and a clear, concise text guide readers through
the steps needed to build a fully functioning,
hand-hammered copper weathervane. Classic
American folk art subjects are shown, including
animals, birds, occupations, patriotic themes, and
transportation. Use the complete plans included
to produce a traditional rooster weathervane.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 299 color photos,
25 b/w drawings • 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-
3207-4 • soft cover • $29.99
Making Mobiles.
Bruce Cana Fox. A practical
and encouraging step-by-step instructions for
making horizontally balanced mobiles. From
assembling the materials and tools through
the designing, fabricating, assembly, painting,
and hanging stages, you can create your own
mobiles. By following Bruce's steps and positive
attitude, hours of fun and challenge will be
rewarded with art you are proud of.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 199 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2474-8 • soft cover • $14.95
FINE CRAFTS: INSPIRATIONS
Humor in Craft.
Brigitte Martin. What happens
when craft artists are allowed to explore their
mischievous and irreverent sides? A great variety
of traditional and non-traditional craft techniques
are shown together with artists’ commentary. This
book is a treasure trove for craft aficionados and
humor enthusiasts alike.
Size: 9” x 12” • 465 color photos • 256 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4059-8 • hard cover $50.00
MOSAICS: INSPIRATION
Mosaic Art Today.
Jeffrey B. Snyder.
Over 50 contemporary, mosaic artists
reveal the diversity of materials used and
forms created in this ever-growing field.
Using tesserae,stone,pebbles,ceramics,
foundobjects,andothermaterials, these
artists “paint” intricate and beautiful
images. 100s of images present mosaic
art in many forms.
Size:11”x81/2”•200+colorphotos •
Index •256pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-4001-7hardcover•$50.00•
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MOSAICS: TECHNIQUES
A Beginner’s Guide to Mosaics: Four
Decorative Projects.
Alexandra Carron.
From the basics of mosaic materials to the
most sophisticated techniques, step by step you
will produce four original and elegant objects
(a vase, colorful table, springtime mirror, and
decorative tiles) assisted by your own crafting
coach. This beginner’s level how-to book details
user-friendly techniques for cutting glass and
ceramic tile, patterning, grouting, and finishing.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 196 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4096-3 • hard cover $19.99
Mastering Mosaics: 19 Artists, 19 Proj-
ects.
Rayna Clark. Learn proven techniques
and successful methods of creating mosaic art
from 19 different artists. Patient professionals
give informative, specific, and even moving
accounts of their personal mosaic strategies.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 534 color photos & draw-
ings • 192 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4362-9•hardcover•$34.99
Fused Glass Mosaics: Master Class Tech-
niques with Martin Cheek.
Martin Cheek. A
practical mental tool kit to assist you in making
your own mosaics. Over 300 color images and
an engaging text will inspire ideas of color,
background, and style. Make a subtle mosaic
by using analogous colors or a piece inspired by
your favorite artist. For the seasoned mosaicist.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 345 b/w & color images
176 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3933-2 • hard
cover • $34.99
Sculpture • IRONWORK • METALWORK • felt crafts • FINE CRAFTS • MOSAICS
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