Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Weaving with Rings by Karen Karon

Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Weaving with Rings by Karen Karon

By Karen Karon

Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!

Jewelry artists will get pleasure from a suite of latest, less-common weaves and difficult initiatives that encourage and educate.

Author Karen Karon starts by way of reviewing uncomplicated chain maille weaves with a view to set the degree for the extra complicated weaves during this ebook. She explains ideas wanted whilst operating past the fundamentals: tools for last a weave, operating with micro jewelry, operating huge scale, and utilizing replacement fabrics in weaves. The publication is then divided into four sections, every one dedicated to a selected form of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that comprise sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a amazing influence. Sprinkled in the course of the illustrated step by step directions for every weave strategy are beneficial assistance from Karen to assist be sure a stunning entire piece.

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Praxiteles and his school worked almost entirely in marble. At the time the marble quarries of Paros were at their best; for the sculptor’s purpose no marble could be finer than that of which the Hermes is made. Marble, h: 102 cm. Glyptothek, Munich (Germany). Musée du Louvre, Paris (France). ) The Greek sculptor, Lysippos, was head of the school of Argos and Sicyon in the time of Philip and Alexander of Macedon. His works, some colossal, are said to have numbered 1500. He was especially innovative regarding the proportions of the human male body; in contrast to his predecessors, he reduced the head size and made the body harder and more slender, producing the impression of greater height.

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis (United States). ) Polykleitos was a contemporary of Phidias, and in the opinion of the Greeks his equal. He made a figure of an Amazon for Ephesus regarded as superior to the Amazon of Phidias made at the same time; and his colossal Hera of gold and ivory, which stood in the temple near Argos, was considered worthy to rank with the Zeus of Phidias. He worked mainly in bronze. His artistic activity must thus have been long and prolific. 29 & 32)) have long been recognised in galleries.

While we understand their excellence, they inspire no enthusiasm; they are fleshier than modern athletic figures and lack charm. They are chiefly valuable for showing us the square forms of body affected by Polykleitos, and the scheme he adopted, for throwing the body’s weight (as Pliny says of him) onto one leg. Here again we find a certain heaviness, and the Amazon’s womanly character scarcely appears through her robust limbs. Ancient critics reproached Polykleitos for the lack of variety in his works.

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