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Center of Gravity A Guide to the Practice of Rock Balancing

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ISBN-10: 1482026341

ISBN-13: 9781482026344

Edition: N/A

Authors: Peter Juhl

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Rock balancing is a growing art form that uses ordinary rocks to create startling ephemeral sculptures. Artist Peter Juhl tells about how he discovered the magic that could be worked with just a few stones, and how like-minded balancers around the world have found one another, forming a generous and cohesive community. Using photos from well-known balance artists, he illustrates a sampling of popular styles and techniques. The rocks are kept in place by shape, weight and friction alone: No glue, metal rods, photo manipulation, or other artificial means are used. A comprehensive Why and How section first explains the physics behind the art, then gives a detailed tutorial that applies those…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 2/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Peter Juhl has been creating and photographing balanced rock art for twenty years. He has shown his photography in several Twin Cities galleries, and has taught balancing at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Art in Bayfront Park, and Lake Harriet in Minneapolis.