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    DescriptionThe techniques of metal colouring, bronzing and patination are assuming a new importance in contemporary fine metalwork and design. Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe have assembled and tested the recipes included in this book, which is the most comprehensive work on the subject currently available, an essential reference and sourcebook for practitioners and all those involvoved in sculpture, architecture, designs and the decorative arts. It brings together hundred of recipes and treatments previously scattered in a variety of old books and technical papers, and provides the artist-craftsman with a very wide range of coloured finishes.


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    Title
    The Colouring, Bronzing, and Patination of Metals
    Subtitle
    A Manual for the Fine Metalworker and Sculptor : Cast Bronze, Cast Brass, Copper and Copper-Plate, Gilding Metal, Sheet Yellow Brass, Silver and Silver-Plate
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Hughes, By (author) Michael Rowe
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 372
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 287 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 1,656 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780823007622
    ISBN 10: 0823007626
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: AFKB
    BIC E4L: TEC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BISAC V2.8: ART025000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BIC subject category V2: AFT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    BISAC V2.8: ARC000000, ART026000, TEC040000
    BIC subject category V2: TDM
    BISAC V2.8: TEC023000, CRA017000
    B&T Approval Code: A04504000
    DC21: 671.7
    B&T Approval Code: M81010200
    DC22: 671.7
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: TS710.H83
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: TS710 .H83 1991
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: AM, KND, WFP
    Illustrations note
    illustrations (some colour)
    Publisher
    Watson-Guptill Publications
    Imprint name
    Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 February 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Richard Hughes studied industrial design at the Royal College of Art, London, and philosophy at the University of Surrey. He has worked as a designer and as a lecturer at Brunel University and a number of colleges of art and design, and first became involved in fine metalworking as a visiting lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts, where he worked jointly with Michael Rowe. He was most recently Director of Postgraduate Studies in industrial design at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London Institute, until his appointment in 1990 as Dean of Art History and Conservation at Camberwell College of Arts. Michael Rowe is an artist and designer. He studied silversmithing and design at High Wycombe College of Art and at the Royal College of Art, London. He has been using colouring and patinating techniques for a number of years and his work has been exhibited internationally and is represented in public and museum collections in Britain, Europe and Australia. He was a visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art, Camberwell College of Arts and Buckinghamshire College of Higher Education until 1984 when he was appointed Course Leader in Metalwork and Jewellery at the Royal College of Art in London.
    Back cover copy
    The techniques of metal colouring, bronzing and patination are assuming a new importance in contemporary fine metalwork and design. Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe have assembled and tested the recipes in this book, which is the most comprehensive work on the subject currently available, an essential reference and sourcebook for practitioners and all those involved in sculpture, architecture, design, and the decorative arts. It brings together hundreds of recipes and treatments previously scattered in a variety of old books and technical papers, and provides the artist-craftsman with a very wide range of coloured finishes.