About Foldforming - Charles Lewton Brain
"Foldforming" by Charles Lewton-Brain is a groundbreaking book in the field of metalworking, presenting an innovative approach to metal design. This comprehensive guide introduces readers to the art and science of foldforming, a technique developed by Lewton-Brain that involves folding, forging, and unfolding sheet metal to create stunning three-dimensional shapes and textures.
The book is filled with detailed instructions, step-by-step photographs, and illustrations, making it accessible to both beginners and seasoned metalworkers. It covers a wide range of foldforming methods, including line folds, cross-folds, and twist folds, each method opening up a myriad of possibilities for creating unique and intricate designs.
What sets this book apart is its combination of practical advice and artistic inspiration. Lewton-Brain not only teaches the technical aspects of foldforming but also encourages creativity and experimentation, pushing the boundaries of traditional metalworking.
In addition to the techniques, the book features a gallery of foldformed art, showcasing the versatility and beauty of this method. Whether you are a jewelry maker, sculptor, or simply a metalworking enthusiast, "Foldforming" by Charles Lewton-Brain is an essential resource that will inspire and guide you in exploring the endless possibilities of this fascinating art form.
More than 20 years ago, Canadian goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain invented a radical way to develop forms in metal sheet. In the ensuing decades, he has led hundreds of metalsmiths to explore and expand on his pioneering work. Now for the first time, the results of those efforts are compiled into a comprehensive review. With practical techniques and over 450 photographs, this groundbreaking book sets a standard for breadth, authority, and inspiration.
- 8 by 10.5 inches
- 160 pages, full color
- hardcover with dust jacket
- 450+ photos
- Written by the legend Charles Lewton-Brain
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