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Pattern Book for Artist Blacksmiths

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This is a classic and much sought-after German blacksmithing text which was translated into English in 2002 by Rudolf Baum.  Please see Metzgers' two other books we offer:  Basics of Style for Artist Blacksmiths, and Classical Techniques of Hand Forged Iron.  Reference works for Artist-Blacksmiths are rare; material on the production of patterns is virtually non-existent in recent publications. Thus it is most fortunate that this classic reference, Pattern Book for Artist-Blacksmiths, has been rediscovered and translated into English. This outsized reference shows techniques that will be extremely useful for your work: how to prepare patterns (stencils) for calyx, rosettes, leaves, cartouche, and scrolls, in Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo styles. The Pattern Book for Artist-Blacksmiths is of great practical value. Metzger's scrupulous exactitude in his drawings details the beauty and variations in design. Each design is clearly explained in the brief text.

128 Pages, 10 x 14.75 (Soft cover)

Item #: BK759