Cennino d’Andrea Cennini: l libro dell’arte

Various excerpts from Cennino d’Andrea Cennini’s treatise,  read by students from the University of Reading, detailing the fabrication of face moulds taken from life models.

Giorgio Vasari: On Technique

Excerpts of Vasari’s On Techniques (Le Vite de’ più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori. 1550/1568), read by students from the University of Reading.

F. J. Glass: Modelling & Sculpture  – PART ONE

First part of a series of recordings in which students from the Department of Art work with excerpts from Modelling & Sculpture by F. J. Glass. First published in 1929 by Batesford in London, the book was intended by Glass as a practical treatise for students, probably also an attempt of a contemporary version of Vasari’s On Techniques (Le Vite de’ più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori. 1550/1568).

The present recordings reflect on the instructions given for making different kinds of plaster moulds and casts of busts, waste moulds, and casts of figures in the round.

F. J. Glass: Modelling & Sculpture  – PART TWO

Second part of a series of recordings in which students from the Department of Art work with excerpts from Modelling & Sculpture by F. J. Glass. First published in 1929 by Batesford in London, the book was intended by Glass as a practical treatise for students, probably also an attempt of a contemporary version of Vasari’s On Techniques (Le Vite de’ più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori. 1550/1568).

The present recordings reflect on the instructions given for making different kinds of plaster moulds and casts of busts, waste moulds, and casts of figures in the round.

F. J. Glass: Modelling & Sculpture  – PART THREE

Third part of a series of recordings in which students from the Department of Art work with excerpts from Modelling & Sculpture by F. J. Glass. First published in 1929 by Batesford in London, the book was intended by Glass as a practical treatise for students, probably also an attempt of a contemporary version of Vasari’s On Techniques (Le Vite de’ più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori. 1550/1568).

The present recordings reflect on the instructions given for making different kinds of plaster moulds and casts of busts, waste moulds, and casts of figures in the round.

 

 

Glynis Beecroft: Casting Techniques for Sculpture – PART ONE

First Part of readings from Casting Techniques for Sculpture by Glynis Beecroft. These excerpts were read by students from the Department of Art at the University of Reading to explore instructions on materials, techniques and process of moulding and casting with plaster.

 

 

Glynis Beecroft: Casting Techniques for Sculpture – PART ONE

First Part of readings from Casting Techniques for Sculpture by Glynis Beecroft. These excerpts were read by students from the Department of Art at the University of Reading to explore instructions on materials, techniques and process of moulding and casting with plaster.

L’atelier De Moulage | KMKG – PART ONE

First part of an interview by Sophie Hawkins and Florian Roithmayr of Jan Swartenbroekx, manager of the plaster moulding and casting workshop of the L’aterlier des moulage | KMKG. The interview was recorded in the workshops and the extensive mould storage housed in the basement of the Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium.

L’atelier De Moulage | KMKG – PART TWO

Second part of an interview by Sophie Hawkins and Florian Roithmayr of Jan Swartenbroekx, manager of the plaster moulding and casting workshop of the L’aterlier des moulage | KMKG. The interview was recorded in the workshops and the extensive mould storage housed in the basement of the Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium.

L’atelier De Moulage | KMKG – PART THREE

Third part of an interview by Sophie Hawkins and Florian Roithmayr of Jan Swartenbroekx, manager of the plaster moulding and casting workshop of the L’aterlier des moulage | KMKG. The interview was recorded in the workshops and the extensive mould storage housed in the basement of the Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium.