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Name   : Sal Villano
Location: Milford OH 
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  ASIAN GOLD LEAVES - Wire Tree Sculpture
  Mighty Wind Swept - Wire Tree Sculpture, by Sal Villano
Villano,Sal-CREATING Gem, Beaded, and Bonsai WIRE TREES - by Sal Villano
CREATING Gem, Beaded, and Bonsai WIRE TREES - by Sal Villano / Sculpture / 8.5 X 11 INCHES / 25.90 USD

Description: CREATING Gem, Beaded, and Bonsai WIRE TREES - by Sal Villano... 138 pages, 400 Photos and Drawings, Step by Step Detailed Instructions, Complete Tool & Material Lists. The book is offered as a PRINTED or DOWNLOAD eBOOK - It's 138 pages and is the result of more than three years of work. My inspiration for writing my third book on the subject of creating wire trees and other art pieces using wire, came to me while showing my work at many art and craft shows, and in art galleries. Interested people would ask me how I got started, and, some people, who were really interested in my work, said I should write a book showing how I create my tree sculpture. I have taken great care in creating this third book, not only adding many more different types of sculpture, but also adding many extras I think the reader will find very helpful. I not only explain and illustrate for you, how to create each piece, I also show or explain how to use a basic item to create many more variations of each item. 138 pages, 8.5 X 11 inches with over 400 photos and illustrations. This book includes all the tree sculpture from my third edition book HOW TO CREATE BEADED AND WIRE TREE SCULPTURE and most of the pieces shown on my website. Plus, based on my over 30 years of creating and showing my work, I have added many pages I have called EXTRAS. These extras will help you with many different topics, such as: Photography, Pricing and Shipping your work, Accepting commissions, Art and craft shows, Consigning your work, and many more. View all my art and order the books at: http://www.salvillano.com



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Sal Villano

Biography
ABOUT THE ARTIST... Sal Villano was born in New York City in 1944 into a large extended family of many artists. So, at a very young age he was always very aware of art in his life and was naturally attracted to expressing himself visually. He attended public grade school, high school and college. He also studied at The Art Students League in Manhattan. While still in college he assisted his uncle Charles Santaniello, a sculptor, in creating commercial displays for many New York businesses. And helped produce parts of an exhibit for a Worlds Fair in Europe. It was this time spent working with his uncle that he realized he too wanted to be a sculptor. After graduating college he went to work as a commercial artist. In 1969, after several years at this position he started his own art studio with another artist, this partnership provided the opportunity to produce a wide verity of commercial work. Some of the clients they created two dimensional and three dimensional works for are national and international companies. It was at the time he spent at the Art Students league that Sal created his first wire tree sculpture, while constructing an armature to support a clay figure, he noticed that the wire he was using could also be bent, twisted and wrapped to create a tree sculpture. Since that day, many years ago, he has created thousands of tree sculptures of various wire types and gauges and each carefully placed onto a base that is a vital part of the total piece. Whether viewed in direct sunlight casting harsh shadows or in soft candle light creating a gentle form, the tree sculptures created by Sal Villano each take on a personality of their own. As in nature, no trees can ever be created alike. All the sculpture of Sal Villano can be view at: www.salvillano.com The following is an on line interview: http://youtu.be/92UXEqP1kUk
 
Statement
The inspiration for creating my sculpture grew from a lifetime love of trees. I am in awe of the stately presence and silent majesty they posses. I find the structure of trees to be one of the perfections in nature. With their roots embracing the earth; in winter they show their bones, in spring gentle buds, in summer a canopy of green and in fall a magical kaleidoscope of colors. Beauty, pure beauty.
 
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