Avard T. Fairbanks Art

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Adventures of a Young Sculptor, Avard T. Fairbanks

Adventures of a Young Sculptor The Development and Early Life of Avard T. Fairbanks, a 20th Century American Sculptor. This book explores the early life of Avard T. Fairbanks in the development of his professional career as a sculptor. Fairbanks was at that cusp of civilizations and artistic philosophies that saw modernism competing with realism, war overriding peace. He worked continually to promote realistic sculpture and peace.
8.5" x 11", 330 pages, 255 illustrations and photos. Laminated soft cover, 2017. $32.00
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How to create a statuette, using Avard T. Fairbanks' method

Creating a Statuette, Avard T. Fairbanks' Method. This book is offered to help students and serious amateurs in their endeavors. Avard Fairbanks' statuettes Pele, the Hawaiian Volcano Goddess and Smoke Signal were photographed as a systematic process, and explanations are included, stressing the elements of design and anatomy. Also included is The Hawaiian Fisherman statuette. Illustrations and discussions of human proportions were a part of his doctoral thesis, a dissertation titled "Anatomic Design". 8.5" x 11", 250 pages, 192 illustrations and photos. Laminated soft cover, 2014. $29.00
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Christian holiday related sculptures by Avard T. Fairbanks

A Sculptor's Christmas Story. Avard T. Fairbanks Spirit of Christmas Through the Years. Relates events of the personal life of Avard T. Fairbanks in contrast to the professional demands of the sculptor, his art education, development of his family and professional career with emphasis on sculpture and Christmas season traditions. Chronicles changing times in society in the 20th century, as well as modes of travel, commissions, and his teaching career. Approx. 160 photos of sculpture and family. 8.5" x 11", 204 pages. Laminated soft cover, 2014. $25.
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Abraham Lincoln Sculptures

Abraham Lincoln Sculpture by Avard Fairbanks. This 8.5" x 11" book features more than 160 photos, some in color, of Lincoln sculptures created by Avard T. Fairbanks. Includes background information about the process of creating public monuments. First published in 2003, 176 pages, hard cover, $29.50. Laminated soft cover, 2012 edition $25.
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Garden Sculpture

A Sculpture Garden of Fantasy The imaginative fantasy garden sculpture of Avard T. Fairbanks. (Second edition, revised and redesigned in 2013). This book features the fantasy sculpture of Avard T. Fairbanks and some of his students. During spare moments in the practice of medicine, Eugene composed poetry to complement his father's fantasy sculpture. Each sculpture has accompanying poem and background information. Laminated soft cover, 2013 edition for $23.
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Medals, Medallions and Reliefs by Avard T. Fairbanks

Medals, Medallions, and Reliefs Created by Avard T. Fairbanks. This 20th century artist created many dozens of medals, medallions and reliefs during his long career. This book illustrates the amazing diversity of his work, and gives some instructional information about them.
8.5" x 11". 152 pages, more than 150 illustrations and images. Laminated soft cover, 2018. $25.00
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Creating a Portrait in Sculpture

Creating a Portrait in Sculpture. This book will be of interest to George Washington scholars, and artists engaged in modeling portrait sculpture using clay or plasteline on armatures for casting. More than 150 photos showing each step of modeling process. Including chapters on human proportions for portrait artists, anatomy, and the process of marble sculpting. Includes more than 40 other portraits of individuals done by Avard Fairbanks during his career. 8.5" x 11", 194 pages. Laminated soft cover, 2013. $29.
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Children's Proportions for Artists

Children's Proportions for Artists. Studies are presented for figurative artists about the yearly growth and development of children of each gender from infancy to young adulthood. Illustrations are included with charts of about 130 representative measurements and proportions. 306 pages. Spiral or perfect bound, $42.
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Human Proportions for Artists

Human Proportions for Artists. This book is of particular interest to students and serious amateurs as it discusses human proportions. Included are profuse illustrations and tables of about 120 representative human measurements of both male and female figures. 232 pages. Spiral bound $38.; Hard cover $42. How to Purchase.

OR 192-page, 2011 abridged version, laminated soft cover, $32.
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Religious Sculptures by Avard Fairbanks

A Sculptor's Testimony in Bronze and Stone. The Sacred Sculpture of Avard T. Fairbanks. Profusely illustrated with creative sculpture of religious figures and personalities with descriptive text. The first edition was published in 1972; a second, enlarged edition was published in 1994. 8.5" x 11", 160 pages, approximately 100 photographs, hard cover. $21.95
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