Creating a Portrait in Sculpture
featuring George Washington sculptures created by Avard Fairbanks.
194 pages. $29.00
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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.
Avard T. Fairbanks created nearly 100 public monuments and many other fine masterpieces of art during his career as a professional sculptor spanning more than 75 years. Among these, a significant number were of George Washington for locations throughout the United States.
Avard T. Fairbanks, BFA, MFA, MA, PhD, DFA (Honorary) Posthumous author.
Compiled and written by Eugene F. Fairbanks,
with sections by Justin F. Fairbanks, and lecture notes of Avard T. Fairbanks.
Copyright ©2013, Eugene F. Fairbanks.
printed by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
Excerpt of the process of modeling a portrait in clay of George Washington demonstrated by Avard T. Fairbanks.
The first part of the book contains 150 images of the process.