A metal sculptor
for over 30 years, Henry Harvey has created work that resides in
public and private collections around the world. Now, with wit and
style, Harvey divulges a rare, no-holds-barred accounting of his
world of metal sculpting, from the lighting of a torch to techniques,
patinas, strange commissions, peculiar customers, and as a candid
insight to the genesis of his sculpture.A number of projects are
illustrated and explained in exquisite detail, making this book
an absolute must for everyone contemplating becoming a sculptor.
But A Passion for Metal is much more than a how-to book. It is richly
illustrated, its narrative offers rare insights into the creative
process and the inner workings of the artists mind.This visual
and verbal feast book will be embraced by art historians, collectors,
and budding sculptors alike.