Download e-book for iPad: The Life and Ship Models of Norman Ough by Alistar Roach

By Alistar Roach

Norman Ough is taken into account by way of many as easily the best send modeller of the 20th century and his beautiful drawings and meticulous types have end up considered as masterpieces of draughtsmanship, workmanship and realism; greater than technically comprehensive send versions, they're really artworks.
This new publication is either a tribute to his lonely genius and a realistic treatise for version shipwrights. Ough lived so much of his grownup existence faraway from the ocean in a flat excessive above the Charing go street in London, the place his frugal lifestyles and overall absorption in his paintings ended in hospitalisation on a minimum of events; he used to be an eccentric within the truest feel yet he additionally grew to become the most sought-after masters of his craft. Earl Mountbatten had him version the ships he had served on; his version of HMS Queen Elizabeth was once awarded to Earl Beatty; movie creation businesses commissioned types for results in numerous movies.
Incorporating a lot of his unique articles from version Maker journal, his particular line drawings now stored within the Brunel Institute, and pictures of his versions held in museums and at Mountbattens residence, this ebook provides a rare point of sensible details in addition to an inspiring landscape of might be the main ideal warship types ever made; modelmakers, naval lovers and historians will welcome his outstanding insights into the ships of the 2 global Wars.

Show description

By Alistar Roach

Norman Ough is taken into account by way of many as easily the best send modeller of the 20th century and his beautiful drawings and meticulous types have end up considered as masterpieces of draughtsmanship, workmanship and realism; greater than technically comprehensive send versions, they're really artworks.
This new publication is either a tribute to his lonely genius and a realistic treatise for version shipwrights. Ough lived so much of his grownup existence faraway from the ocean in a flat excessive above the Charing go street in London, the place his frugal lifestyles and overall absorption in his paintings ended in hospitalisation on a minimum of events; he used to be an eccentric within the truest feel yet he additionally grew to become the most sought-after masters of his craft. Earl Mountbatten had him version the ships he had served on; his version of HMS Queen Elizabeth was once awarded to Earl Beatty; movie creation businesses commissioned types for results in numerous movies.
Incorporating a lot of his unique articles from version Maker journal, his particular line drawings now stored within the Brunel Institute, and pictures of his versions held in museums and at Mountbattens residence, this ebook provides a rare point of sensible details in addition to an inspiring landscape of might be the main ideal warship types ever made; modelmakers, naval lovers and historians will welcome his outstanding insights into the ships of the 2 global Wars.

Show description

Read or Download The Life and Ship Models of Norman Ough PDF

Best ships books

Download e-book for kindle: The Timberclads in the Civil War: The Lexington, Conestoga by Myron J., Jr. Smith

Within the so much specific heritage ever of Union warships at the western waters of the Civil battle, the writer recounts the exploits of the timberclad ships Lexington, Tyler, and Conestoga. switched over to warships from advertisement steamboats first and foremost of the clash, the 3 shaped the center of the North’s Western Flotilla, later the Mississippi Squadron.

The Edwardian Superliners: A Trio of Trios by J. Kent Layton,Mark Chirnside PDF

Because the 20th century acquired underway, the contest among the 3 maximum passenger traces within the heritage of the North Atlantic produced 3 trios of ask yourself ships. From the Cunard Line got here the Lusitania, Mauretania and Aquitania. From the White megastar Line got here the Olympic, the notorious giant, and the Britannic.

Read e-book online Warship 2017 PDF

Warship 2017 is dedicated to the layout, improvement and repair background of the world's wrestle ships. that includes a vast variety of articles from a pick out panel of individual foreign individuals, this most up-to-date quantity combines unique examine, new e-book experiences, warship notes, a picture gallery and masses extra to keep up the outstanding criteria of scholarship and learn from the sphere of warship background.

Download PDF by Mike Bender: A New History of Yachting

This publication, through a number one specialist within the box, is the 1st significant historical past of yachting for over 1 / 4 of a century. surroundings advancements inside of political, social and financial alterations, the publication tellsthe tale of yachting from Elizabethan instances to the current day: the 1st makes use of of yachts, through monarchs, particularly Charles II; yacht golf equipment and yacht racing within the eighteenth century; the early yearsof the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes and an research of the the USA Cup demanding situations; the pioneering advancements in eire and the exporting of yachting to the colonies and buying and selling outposts of the Empire; the growth of yachting in Victorian occasions; the Golden Age of Yachting within the years sooner than the 1st global battle, whilst it was once the game of the topped heads of Europe; the discovery of the dinghy and the keelboat periods and, after the second one global battle, the large numbers of home-built dinghies; the breaking of recent obstacles by means of risk-taking single-handers from the mid-1960s; the growth of rest crusing that got here within the Eighties with using moulded plastic yachts; and present tendencies and pressures in the game.

Additional info for The Life and Ship Models of Norman Ough

Example text

Download PDF sample

The Life and Ship Models of Norman Ough by Alistar Roach


by Donald
4.3

Rated 4.54 of 5 – based on 50 votes