Excerpt From Modelling, Vol 2 A Guide For Teachers And StudentsThis Book Is One That Ought To Warn Superficial Students That They Must Labour, That The Art Of Sculpture Is So Difficult And Exacting In Demands Of Accuracy As Well As Of Good Taste, That Before Entering In Her Fields, It May Be Well To Remember That Ancient Saying In A Very Wise Book Not Sufficiently Studied, Take Off Thy Shoes From Off Thy Feet, The Ground On Which Thou Standest Is Holy Ground.It Is As If Professor Lanteri Had That Motto Before His Mind When He Prepared These Pages Of Words And Illustrations He Has Approached His Subject Seriously, Religiously, As A Teacher And As A Workman His Readers Must Read, Mark, Learn, In The Same Spirit Of Reverence For The Art Of Which Lanteri Is So Distinguished An Ornament.Though I Am A Painter By Trade, As Colloquialism Would Express It, The Other Great Sister Arts, Architecture And Sculp Ture, Have, From My Boyhood, In A Measure, Run Alongside Of My Craftsmanship As A Painter Had This Not Been So, I Should Not Have Ventured To Use My Pen On This Occasion.I Know The Difficulties, I Know The Charms, I Know The Mazes Into Which The Mysterious Spirit Of Form May Lead Or Mislead.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- 316 pages
- Modelling, Vol. 2
- Ed Lanteri
- 03 February 2018 Ed Lanteri