Guide for Drawing the Acanthus, and Every Description of Ornamental Foliage (Paperback)

Guide for Drawing the Acanthus, and Every Description of Ornamental Foliage By I. Page Cover Image
By I. Page
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This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to drawing, carving, and etching flowers for ornamental purposes. With simple, step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams, this volume is ideal for those without much experience who have a desire to learn how to create beautiful floral motifs using a number of mediums. Contents include: "History and Rules for Drawing the Acanthus Mollis, Perpendicularly", "Rules and Practice for Drawing Curvilinear Foliage, as Adapted to Running Scrolls and Cornthian Chapters", "On Starting Points", "On Grecian and Roman Ornament", "On the Designing of Trophies", "On Swords and Other Arms", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on metal work.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781473328754
ISBN-10: 1473328756
Publisher: Owen Press
Publication Date: May 19th, 2016
Pages: 360
Language: English