Описание: In the first book of miniature decorative bird-carving patterns ever published, William Veasey presents intricately detailed designs for the novice carver. This concise practicable guide will help the amateur carver to develop the basic skills necessary to produce his own realistic miniature birds.
Описание: This scholarly publication accompanies the first major exhibition held in Britain to focus on the more intimate types of Georgian and Regency portraiture. While
oil paintings and sculpture dominated the public arena of portraiture, more private portraits were being created for domestic consumption and display. Nearly two hundred works, drawn
from the collections of the National Galleries of Scotland and the British Museum, by leading artists including Gainsborough, Ramsay, Wilkie and Lawrence, are illustrated and
catalogued within thematic sections on self-portraits, depictions of family and friends and commissioned portraits of the rising middle classes and the celebrities of the day.
two introductory essays by the co-curators Stephen Lloyd and Kim Sloan discuss aspects of the intimacy in viewing.
Автор: Marjorie Hulsebus Название: Miniature Lamps of the Victorian Era ISBN: 0764321048 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764321047 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 6956 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Welcome to the wonderful world of miniature Victorian era glass lamps! This beautiful reference book is sure to capture your fancy with photographs and descriptions of nearly 600 late 19th century miniature oil lamps that have not appeared in publications before. Many are variations of lamps that have not been documented until now. Styles include finger lamps, student lamps, miniature banquet lamps, miners lamps, skaters lamps, and much more. To add to the perspective of understanding miniature oil lamps, estimated current values have also been provided. If you are an experienced miniature lamp collector, antique dealer, or just beginning to notice these glass lamps, this book will provide you a wealth of important information.
Автор: Edward McGrane Название: Exotic Panzers in Miniature ISBN: 0764314696 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764314698 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2872 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Award-winning minaturist shares his panzer modeling approach in this lavishly illustrated volume featuring rare and unusual armor subjects of the Third Reich. Each 1/35 scale "exotic panzer" is presented in its own project essay, complete with in-progress photographs. Advanced assembly, conversion, and finishing techniques are covered, with emphasis on creating life-like dioramas and vignettes that incorporate figures and landscaping. This new title, unprecedented for its wealth of both informative and inspirational material, represents a fresh take on panzer modeling that will appeal to armor model enthusiasts of all experience levels.
Автор: Bromer/Edison Название: Miniature books ISBN: 081099299X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810992993 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2988 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Miniature books, most of which are less than three inches tall and some almost too small to see, have delighted readers for centuries. These historic books range from tiny thumb bibles to illustrated nursery rhymes. The miniature books with in this title are drawn from a private collection of over 15,000 books.
Автор: John Bowen Название: More Miniature Merchant Ships ISBN: 0851779360 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780851779362 Издательство: Bloomsbury Рейтинг: Цена: 3094 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A companion to "Miniature Merchant Ships", this volume describes the construction of 1/1200-scale ship models. It contains 30 sets of plans of liners, cargo ships and passenger cargo ships, each accompanied by photographs of prototypes and detailed pictorial references.
Автор: Mike Davidson Название: Painting Miniature Military Figures ISBN: 0887406254 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887406256 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2116 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: While it may seem easy to paint a three dimensional miniature figure, to do it properly requires a practiced hand and some artistic techniques. Because the figure is so small the shadings and highlights must be emphasized to make the figure seem realistic. Mike Davidson has years of experience painting miniature military figures and in teaching the art to others. Using a combination of hobby paints and oils he is able to create a visual effect that brings life to the cast or sculpted figures. In this book Mike takes a commercially produced casting and takes the reader through the process of assembly, painting and mounting, ending with a figure that would be a proud addition to any collection. Each step is clearly photographed and captioned so that the reader may follow them. While applied to a particular figure, the lessons learned from this book will enhance any painting the reader may choose to do.
Описание: Debbie Barr carves on the wild side, guiding readers through all the steps necessary to create miniature animals from basswood, butternut, or walnut scraps left over from larger works. Debbie guides her readers through the carving process with clear instructions, sound advice, and over 200 color illustrations. Once the animal carving is finished, instructions are given for painting the figure as well. A photographic gallery rounds out the presentation, displaying additional woodland animals sure to inspire every carver. This book will prove challenging for beginners and a joy to the more advanced carvers.
Описание: "One of the most popular exhibits at the Smithsonian Institute is a dollhouse. Sitting on the museum`s third floor is the five-story home donated to the museum by Faith Bradford, a Washington, D.C., librarian, who spent more than a half-century accumulating and constructing the 1,354 miniatures that fill its 23 intricately detailed rooms. When Bradford donated them to the museum in 1951, she wrote a lengthy manuscript describing the lives of its residents: Mr. and Mrs. Peter Doll and their ten children, two visiting grandparents, twenty pets, and household staff. Bradford cataloged the Dolls` tastes, habits, and preferences in neatly typed household inventories, which she then bound, along with photographs and fabric samples, in a scrapbook" --
Автор: Herbert and Peter Schiffer Название: Miniature Antique Furniture ISBN: 0887408826 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887408823 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 6956 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Over 300 color and black and white photographs present a unique essay on childrens and dolls genuine antique handcrafted furniture. Each piece is placed in historical sequence to demonstrate the evolution of styles and the quality and historical significance are discussed. From this comprehensive study of miniature furniture, the reader will discover those aspects which determine the quality of an antique miniature, as well as those particular facets which contribute to the beauty and grace of a piece. Its wealth of information and careful historical documentation make Miniature Antique Furniture of interest not only to antique experts and historians, but to amateur collectors as well.
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