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Bow Accessories.
Volkmar Hübschmann,
Editor. Fourteen archers provide detailed,
step-by-step instructions to completely equip
archers with personal equipment, accessories
from tension spring to string holder, ten types
of quivers, bowstrings, targets, and making
arrows. Over 600 color photos illustrate the
instructions. Fourteen experienced archers have
developed this instructive text from their own
practice and testing.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 653 color photos • 208 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3035-3•hardcover•$34.99
MAKING MINIATURE FIGURES
Sculpting Miniature Military Figures.
Kim
Jones. Step-by-step through the art of creating
military miniatures. The feature figure is an
American cavalryman of the late 19th century.
Sculpted from epoxy putty on a brass armature
with accuracy and realism, this figure makes a
great project for the modeler, and for all who
use this flexible and exciting medium.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 375 color, b&w photos
96 pp.• ISBN: 0-88740-626-2 • soft cover
$17.95
Modeling Military Miniatures: Tips, Tools,
& Techniques.
Kim Jones. Tips on constructing
weapons, adding straps and belts to a figure,
and creating realistic terrain using materials that
can be found around the house. Help in solving
some of the seemingly difficult problems that can
confront the novice sculptor. Each technique is
detailed using close-up photography and clear,
concise captions to explain every step.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-883-4 • soft cover • $14.95
Modeling Weapons & Accessories for
Military Miniatures.
Kim Jones. While there
are many commercially available weapons and
accessories for military miniatures, sometimes
you wish you had a different rifle or sword with
which to arm your latest figure. Using step-by-
step photographs Kim Jones illustrates methods
of creating rifles, swords, pistols, cartridge
pouches, and other accessories to add that extra
touch of realism to your creation.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 280 color photos &
illustrations • 80 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0128-4 • soft cover • $16.95
Creating Scenes for Military Miniatures:
Groundwork, Foliage, & Settings.
Kim
Jones. When you finish your latest military
miniature, you want to display it at its best.
This book helps you build imaginative settings
for your model with step-by-step, close-up
photographs. The artist describes his techniques
for creating groundwork, foliage, and diorama
settings. Proven methods for creating scenes
for your military miniatures to give that perfect
finishing touch.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300+ color photos • 92 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0370-8 • soft cover • $16.95
Painting Miniature Military Figures.
Mike
Davidson. While it may seem easy to paint a
three-dimensional miniature figure, to do it
properly requires a practiced hand and some
artistic techniques. Mike Davidson takes a com-
mercially produced casting and leads the reader
through the process of assembly, painting, and
mounting. Each step is clearly photographed
and captioned so the reader may follow them.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250+ color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-625-4 • soft cover • $14.95
Painting Ancient and Medieval Warriors
With Mike Davidson.
Mike Davidson. Ancient
and medieval warriors, clad in leather or metal
armor, make wonderful, challenging figures to
paint. Using clear, concise instructions and de-
tailed photographic illustrations, Mike Davidson
guides readers through the steps necessary to
first prepare, then paint, and finally display these
warriors of ages past; he also includes instruc-
tions on building attractive display backgrounds.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 257 color photos • 64 pp
ISBN: 0-7643-0648-0 • soft cover • $14.95
Painting Civil War Miniatures.
Mike David-
son. Text written with and photography by Jeffrey
B. Snyder. Miniature American Civil War figures
have become extremely popular in the past few
years. Using a clearly photographed step-by-step
approach, Mike utilizes hobby paints and oils
to bring these highly detailed miniatures to life.
Mike also provides formulas for mixing a variety
of Civil War uniform colors. The techniques are
easily used on any Civil War model.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 250 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-884-2 • soft cover • $14.95
Painting Napoleonic Miniatures.
Mike
Davidson. The Napoleonic era has been called
the age of the military tailor because of its
colorful, ornate uniforms. With clear photos
and instructions, the reader is guided through
the process of assembly, painting and display
of a commercially produced figure. Using a
combination of hobby paints and oils, Mike
provides formulas for a variety of Napoleonic
uniform colors.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0129-2 • soft cover • $16.95
Painting World War II Miniatures.
Mike
Davidson. World War II saw a large variety of
uniforms on battlefields around the globe. Mike
Davidson turns his painting skills to twentieth
century warriors. Starting with commercially
produced figures, he guides the reader through
the process of assembly, painting, and mounting.
There are also formulas for mixing a variety of
World War II uniform colors to enhance any
World War II figure the reader may choose.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 300+ color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-0371-6 • soft cover • $16.95
HOLIDAY CRAFTS
Delicious Christmas Decorations
at Historic Houses and Your Home.
Patricia Hart McMillan. Taking inspira-
tion from the decorations of fruits and
greens from historic homes across the
nation, Essential details for creating
colorful decorations for your entryways,
mantels, bedrooms, dining rooms, and
the kitchen from fruits and greens, as
used in historic homes across the nation.
Size: 9 1/8” x 8 1/8” • 75 color
images • 96 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3726-0 • hard cover • $19.99
Creating Christmas Ornaments from
Polymer Clay.
Bridget Albano. Add the
personal touch to your Christmas celebration
with ten adorable, whimsical ornaments of
your own making. Create Santa, two different
reindeer, a snowman, penguin, gingerbread
man, a gift-bearing polar bear, a puppy in a
stocking, & more.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 266 color photos,
10 patterns • 64 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-850-8 • soft cover • $12.95
doll making
Whimsical Elegance: The Costumed Cat
Dolls of Helen Cohen.
Helen Cohen. For over
forty years Helen made and sold numerous dolls,
many during her twenty-two year ownership of
The Doll Lady, a now-closed shop in Pennsylva-
nia. Artfully photographed by David Gehosky,
Whimsical Elegance features 31 fashion dolls
with Cat faces, magnificently attired in historical
costuming spanning 400 years.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 151 color photos • 128 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4099-4•hardcover•$24.99
Making Colorful Corn Shuck Dolls.
Anne
Freels. This book contains over 200 full color
illustrations and step-by-step instructions
on how to make two different styles of a
traditional corn shuck doll, with Anne Freel’s
signature colorful style. Readers also receive
lots of practical advice as well as suggestions
on how to personalize the dolls so the reader’s
own creativity shines through.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 212 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3935-6 • soft cover • $16.99
Country Dollmaking.
Tom & Nancy Wolfe. A
step-by-step guide to making unique dolls in the
country tradition. Tom gives clear instructions for
carving and painting the head, hands, and feet.
Nancy then shows the reader everything from
laying out and cutting the pattern to sewing,
assembling, and dressing the doll. For the carver,
the seamstress, and the dollmaker, it offers an
opportunity to blend hobbies!
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 23 color photos,
300+ b/w photos • 136 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-129-5 • soft cover • $14.95
jewelry making: inspiration
Art Jewelry Today: Europe.
Cather-
ine Mallette. Hundreds of color photos
reveal the wearable artwork created
by today's top art jewelers of Europe,
including one-of-a-kind necklaces,
brooches, bracelets, rings, and ear-
rings in gold, silver, mixed metals, glass,
enamel work, found objects, and more.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 200+ color photos
256 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4678-1
hard cover • $50.00
Art Jewelry Today.
Dona Z. Meilach.
A beautiful look at art jewelry by today’s
top art jewelers, whose work is often
shown in art galleries and museums.
Contemporary designs in gold, silver,
mixed metals, found objects, glass,
enamel work, and imaginative jewelry
pieces that go beyond tradition.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 550 color photos
Index • 256 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-1766-0 • hard cover • $50.00
Art Jewelry Today 3.
Jeffrey B.
Snyder. Hundreds of vibrant color
photographs display these one-of-a-
kind works of art, including necklaces,
brooches, bracelets, rings, and earrings
in gold, silver, mixed metals, glass, and
enamels, with found objects and in-
novative designs. In a departure from
the previous volumes in this series, the
artists are arranged alphabetically so
readers may see the scope of their work on the page together.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 613 color photos • 256 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3883-0 • hard cover • $50.00 •
Schiffer LTD
jewelry making
Drawing for Jewelers: Master Class in
Professional Design.
Maria Josep Forcadell
Berenguer and Josep Asunción Pastor. This
book teaches how to use drawing as means of
expressing jewelers’ creative ideas. Mastering
this tool can be a great resource that can help
jewelers to progress easily and steadily with
designing jewelry and presenting their ideas and
projects. This manual can be read from cover
to cover or consulted when facing challenges
in real projects.
Size:9”x12”•763b/w&color images•192pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4058-1 • hard cover • $45.00
Basic Metal Jewelry Techniques: A Mas-
terclass.
Carles Codina. The fundamentals of
metallurgy and basic formulas that every jeweler
should know and master. The accurate and
up-to-date content is accompanied by a large
number of images and drawings, including
stamping, polishing, casting, and beveling.
Size: 9 1/8” x 8 1/8” • 276 photos & diagrams
• 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4367-4 • hard cover • $24.99
Metal Jewelry Techniques: Enameling,
Engraving, Setting, and Mounting – A
Masterclass.
Carles Codina. This book takes a
detailed and visual approach to metal working
techniques, showing the most common pro-
cesses and techniques used in jewelry making
today, including enameling, engraving, and
mounting gem stones. Accompanying the text
are over 260 images and drawings that help
to identify each step of the processes shown.
Size: 9 1/8” x 8 1/8” • 256 color photos • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4532-6 • hard cover • $24.99
BOWMAKING • MAKING MINIATURE FIGURES • HOLIDAY CRAFTS • DOLL MAKING • JEWELRY MAKING
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