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Chasing & Repousse by Nancy Megan Corwin

"....Excellent. The best book written on the subject so far.
Well written and illustrated with good quality photos."

Chasing & Repoussé: Methods Ancient and Modern By Nancy Megan Corwin


Virtually every culture with a history of metalsmithing has demonstrated accomplished work in the complementary techniques of chasing and repoussé. From delicate Hellenic earrings to works as massive as the Statue of Liberty, the use of hammers and punches to form and ornament metal remains as vibrant today as it has in its 5,000 year history.

This lavishly illustrated book provides first-time artists with enough information to get started, but also offers advanced workers insights into design and process. Almost 500 photos and drawings guarantee not only clear instruction but bounteous inspiration.

184 pages
20.3cm x 27.3cm
hard cover with dust jacket
full colour



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