145 pages, 7 x 10 (Paperback)
A master artist and teacher of metalwork presents a bold new approach to creative expression in metal. Heiki Seppa urges the craftsman to create in terms of pure form, and in this book he shows how. The book is profusely illustrated throughout with the author's own sketches of the ideas and techniques discussed. It will be of significant value to the accomplished craftsman as well as to teachers and advanced student of this exciting and growing art form. His creations have won international acclaim, from his award of master status in silversmithing from the Ministry of Education in his native Finland to numerous exhibits and awards abroad. His work as a teacher of metalsmithing in the School of Fine Arts at Washington University, Mr. Seppa's work with young artists led to the formulation of the new approach to creativity in metal that he details so well in Form Emphasis.
Item #: BK239