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Carving Gargoyles, Grotesques, and Other Creatures of Myth: History, Lore, and 12 Artistic Patterns Shawn Cipa

Carving Gargoyles, Grotesques, and Other Creatures of Myth: History, Lore, and 12 Artistic Patterns

Shawn Cipa

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ISBN : 9781565233294
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159 pages
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. After mastering traditional water-spouting gargoyles and classic grotesques, a pattern gallery of rowdy characters and functional projects--including a gargoyle cane-topper, a green man door knocker, a crouching imp, and a screaming keystoneMore. After mastering traditional water-spouting gargoyles and classic grotesques, a pattern gallery of rowdy characters and functional projects--including a gargoyle cane-topper, a green man door knocker, a crouching imp, and a screaming keystone grotesque--provide new challenges for experienced carvers. A directory of where to find surviving gargoyles around the world complements fascinating information on the symbolism, legend, and lore of each spirited creature.