Author: Julia Triston,Rachel Lombard

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849941459

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 300

View: 1346

Its a question asked by many budding textile artists: how can I be more creative? Youve got a few ideas and know some techniques, but youre not sure how to get started or make your work hang together. This book shows you how. It explains the creative process from the very beginning: where to find inspiration and how to harness those ideas; how to gather source material; how to pull together what you have. The authors then take you on a journey to develop a design. Learn how to put elements together to make a cohesive whole and develop a theme, learning established design rules along the way. Part Three, Moving into Stitch, gives you a range of techniques and easy experiments with which to turn your design into stitched-textile work. From choosing what fabrics to use, to layering, creating texture and adding embellishment, it covers the key techniques to try. This is a terrific book for those starting out in textiles who really do want to be as creative as they can possibly be.
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Cutting edge design and techniques in textile art

Author: Julia Triston,Rachel Lombard

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849943052

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 300

View: 3092

Appliqué is a classic embroidery technique that has recently been experiencing a revival. Appearing in the most cutting-edge contemporary textile work, it can be interpreted in many different ways - layering, patching, applying, overlaying - and offers endless creative possibilities. Each technical variation of appliqué has traditionally had its own set boundaries, but nowadays all the rules are being broken and the technique has become relevant, up-to-date and suitable for all varieties of textile art. This impressive book takes a fresh look at the world of appliqué and surface embellishment, showing you how to develop distinctive and individual designs, create exciting compositions and use unusual combinations of materials. It covers the traditional variations, including bonded appliqué, broderie perse, cut-away appliqué and Mola work, and explains how the standard techniques can be developed to give exciting results in your own textile work, in both hand and machine embroidery. Accompanying the techniques is a wealth of examples of contemporary appliqué to inspire you. The authors are renowned for their thoughtful, creative but practical approach to teaching textiles, making this book suitable for beginners and established textile artists alike.
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A Critique of Studio Art Education

Author: Judy Chicago

Publisher: The Monacelli Press, LLC

ISBN: 1580934110

Category: Art

Page: 256

View: 7020

A revered teacher and the most influential feminist artist of our time, Judy Chicago provides an autobiographical look at higher education in art, a must-read for aspiring artists and educators in studio art programs. How should women—and men—be prepared for a career in today’s art world? For more than a decade, Judy Chicago has been formulating a critique of studio art education, in colleges or art schools, based upon observation, study, and, most importantly, her own teaching experiences, which have taken her from prestigious universities to regional colleges, and across the country from Cal Poly Pomona to Duke University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Founder of the first program dedicated to feminist art, at California State University, Fresno, in 1970, she went on to initiate the Feminist Art Program at California Institute of the Arts with artist Miriam Schapiro, the first program at a major art school to specifically address the needs of female art students. Creator of the celebrated The Dinner Party, a monumental art installation now on permanent display at the Brooklyn Museum, Chicago reviews her own art education, in the 1960s, when she overcame sexist obstacles to beginning a career as an artist and became recognized as one of the key figures in the dynamic California art scene of that decade. She reviews the present-day situation of young people aspiring to become artists and uncovers the persistence of a bias against women and other minorities in studio art education. Far from a dry educational treatise, Institutional Time is heartfelt, and highly personal: a book that has the earmarks of a classic in arts education.
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Applying the Secrets of Design to Textile Art

Author: Sandra Meech

Publisher: Anova Books

ISBN: 9781906388102

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 1995

Designed for textile artists and quilters seeking innovative ways to advance their craft, the 30 short, structured exercises presented here will spur creativity and instill confidence. Each carefully photographed exercise is split into three components: experimenting with fine art techniques and various mediums, including sculpture, painting, and photography; developing skills through use of a sketchbook, collage, or mixed media; and turning the concept into a usable stitch. Scattered throughout the book are "Art Masterclasses,” which focus on such subjects as landscape, nature, the human form, and architecture.
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10 Wege, auf sich aufmerksam zu machen - Zeig, was du kannst! - New York Times Bestseller

Author: Austin Kleon

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641178835

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 8397

Die 10 ultimativen Regeln, um entdeckt zu werden Wie werde ich entdeckt? Austin Kleon weiß, wie‘s geht. In „Alles nur geklaut“ beschrieb er, wie man die eigene Kreativität findet. Nun erklärt er, wie man den entscheidenden nächsten Schritt macht: zeigen, was man kann. Dazu muss man so präsent und interessant sein, dass andere die eigene Arbeit gar nicht ignorieren können. In 10 einfachen Regeln zeigt Kleon, wie man auf die eigenen Ideen aufmerksam macht. Ein Handbuch für alle, die es eigentlich hassen, Werbung für sich selbst zu machen.
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Author: Miranda Caroligne Burns

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051443

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 360

View: 7701

Reconstructing Clothes for Dummies offers inspiring projects and savvy tips on how to salvage those tired old clothes in your closet and turn them into a one-of-a-kind wardrobe. It shows craftsters, DIY enthusiasts, budget-conscious fashionistas and people from all walks of life how to unleash their inner fashion designer and transform outdated duds into hip new clothes. Featured projects include making good use of old scraps; reviving shrunken sweaters; finding redemption in that bridesmaid dress; decorative repair and embellishment of existing pieces; and creating unexpected home décor with what’s hiding in your drawers.
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Author: Melanie Bowles,Ceri Isaac

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3830708548

Category:

Page: 192

View: 3996

Was bislang vor allen Dingen Grafikdesignern das Leben leichter machte, bestimmt nun auch zunehmend den Arbeitsalltag von Modedesignern: Programme wie »Photoshop« oder »Illustrator« werden zu unverzichtbaren Instrumenten bei der Erstellung von Entwürfen, Mustern und Schnitten. Die Autorinnen zeigen in mehr als zwanzig leicht nachvollziehbaren Kursen Schritt für Schritt denWeg zu den ersten eigenen Printmustern am Rechner auf, die dann sowohl für die traditionelle Textilproduktion als auch für den digitalen Druck geeignet sind. Zudem wird der derzeitige technische Status Quo in der Modebranche aufgezeigt und ein Einblick in die Möglichkeiten des Digitaldrucks gewährt.
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Author: Mathilda V. and James A. Schwalbach

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486157490

Category: Design

Page: 150

View: 4669

Clearly explains how to employ silk-screen printing in producing a serigraph (art print) and in textile design (making a fabric print). Nearly 200 diagrams and photographs, including 19 in full color.
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Direct Techniques

Author: Wendy Cotterill

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408191911

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 6805

Inkjet printing on fabric is a highly popular technique, due not least to the accessibility of the basic materials: desktop PCs and printers. There is strong interest from both textile artists and creative quilters, but the technical equipment can be an obstacle for many practitioners who have little or no IT skills. Inkjet Printing on Fabric will address these issues, and will guide textile practitioners to become confident textile printers, teaching them how to use their IT equipment as a printing tool as well as a design tool. Much of the work featured in this book requires no in-depth specialist skills and highlights taking an experimental approach to using desktop technology, including step-by-step digital imaging techniques, and a demonstration of the use of specialist printing papers and mediums. Embracing technology in textile practice gives endless possibilities for developing new working methods and adapting traditional techniques. Inkjet Printing on Fabric brings these possibilities within the grasp of those with little or no specialist print studio facilities, and means that techniques that were once the domain of professional artists are now accessible to everyone.
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Leben auf den Trümmern des Sozialismus

Author: Swetlana Alexijewitsch

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446244123

Category: History

Page: 592

View: 8166

Der Kalte Krieg ist seit über zwanzig Jahren vorbei, doch das postsowjetische Russland sucht noch immer nach einer neuen Identität. Während man im Westen nach wie vor von der Gorbatschow-Zeit schwärmt, will man sie in Russland am liebsten vergessen. Inzwischen gilt Stalin dort vielen, auch unter den Jüngeren, wieder als großer Staatsmann, wie überhaupt die sozialistische Vergangenheit immer öfter nostalgisch verklärt wird. Für Swetlana Alexijewitsch leben die Russen gleichsam in einer Zeit des "secondhand", der gebrauchten Ideen und Worte. Wie ein vielstimmiger Chor erzählen die Menschen in ihrem neuen Buch von der radikalen gesellschaftlichen Umwälzung in den zurückliegenden Jahren.
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How to Spin, Dye, and Knit Your Own Yarn

Author: W. J. Johnson

Publisher: Creative Publishing international

ISBN: 1610589289

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 9398

DIVYarn Works is the ultimate sheep to sweater reference book for fiber enthusiasts everywhere. Have you ever wondered what the best spin method is for a chunky yarn? Or how to dye fiber to the color you want? Or perhaps your yarn isn’t holding its shape when you knit… This how-to book answers all of those questions and more in a detailed, behind-the-science manner. The better you understand the science behind the subject, the better you’ll be at applying your creative inspiration to spinning, dyeing, and knitting your own yarn./divDIV /divDIVThis book is divided into four main sections—Fiber Workshop, Spin Workshop, Dye Workshop, and Knit Workshop—and includes a brief history on each subject. Each short, informational workshop takes you through the essential learning activities for spinning, dyeing, and knitting, giving you the hands-on experience you’ll need to master the subject./divDIV /divDIVFollow yarn from its fiber beginnings, through the process of spinning, to dyeing the spun yarn with natural and synthetic dyes, and finally finish off by using your new yarn in fun projects./divDIV /divDIVWhether you’re a knitter interested in learning to spin and dye your own yarn; or a current spinner or dyer looking for inspiration, you’ll find everything you need to know about the subject of yarn in this book, along with some great exercises to get your creative juices flowing./divDIV /div
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Author: David Bayles,Ted Orland

Publisher: Samuel Wachtman's Sons, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781888820751

Category:

Page: 134

View: 2952

Ubersetzung der amerikanischen Originalausgabe von Art & Fear Ein Uberlebenshandbuch fur den Kunstler von David Bayles & Ted Orland Worum geht es bei Kunst? Wohin bewegt sie sich? Welche Widerstande gibt es? DAS SIND DIE FRAGEN, AUF DIE ES ANKOMMT, wiederkehrende Fragen, die sich in jedem Stadium der kunstlerischen Entwicklung stellen. Sie sind der Ursprung fur dieses Kompendium scharfsinniger Beobachtungen. Kunst & Angst erforscht, wie Kunst geschaffen wird, die Grunde, warum Kunstwerke oft nicht entstehen und die Art der Schwierigkeiten, die so viele Kunstler dazu bringt, auf der Wegstrecke aufzugeben. Dieses Buch handelt davon, was du fuhlst, wenn du in deinem Atelier oder im Lehrsaal sitzt, du an der Topferscheibe oder am Keyboard, vor der Staffelei oder hinter deiner Kamera stehst und du versuchst, das Werk, das dir bestimmt ist, zu schaffen. Es geht darum, dass du deine Zukunft in die Hand nimmst, den Freien Willen uber Vorherbestimmung, die Wahl vor den Zufall stellst. Es geht darum, dein eigenes Werk zu finden."
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Author: Joen Wolfrom

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 0914881531

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 6939

Important Note about PRINT ON DEMAND Editions: You are purchasing a print on demand edition of this book. This book is printed individually on uncoated (non-glossy) paper with the best quality printers available. The printing quality of this copy will vary from the original offset printing edition and may look more saturated. The information presented in this version is the same as the latest edition. Any pattern pullouts have been separated and presented as single pages. If the pullout patterns are missing, please contact c&t publishing.
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Animals and their artists drawn to one cause

Author: Rob Snow

Publisher: Rob Snow

ISBN: 0990330605

Category: Art

Page: 240

View: 619

With 111 well-known artists from around the world, this unique and beautiful PDF version of the Creative Pet Project will draw you to understand the passions that artists have to breathe life into their works. This has been achieved through the connections they have with their companion animals. Almost 70% of the artists in the book have rescue animals, and their love for these animals extends to the beautiful artwork they create, that also contain animals. Well-known artists and illustrators such as Yuko Shimizu, Anita Kunz, Martin Wittfooth, Sas Christian, John Brophy,Lola Gil, Raffaele Bafefit, Ana Bagayan, Dilka Bear, Chet Zar, Heiidi Tailleferr, Jackie Morris, and many more, all have that great thing in common. They love animals and they love their creative work. That is what makes this book a great piece to have and explore. If you love animal and love art, this book is for you! It comes with full interactive menu, and bookmarks, as well as 240 pages of art, profiles and pet stories that will make you love the works even more. 240 Pages 111 artworks 111 biographies/pet bios Follow us at: http://www.creative-pet-project.com https://twitter.com/CreatePetProj https://www.facebook.com/CreativePetProject http://createpetproj.wordpress.com https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/115260259276234429438/+Creativepetproject2014/posts http://createpetproj.tumblr.com http://instagram.com/creatpetproj/ http://www.pinterest.com/creativepetproj/ https://vimeo.com/user25931039 http://society6.com/CreativePetProject
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Weaving Lives Back Together

Author: Ann Collier

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9780857003379

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

View: 399

Art-making with fabrics and fibers is a natural and creative method of self-expression and can enrich the healing process. This book is a complete guide to using textiles in therapy with female clients. Reviewing the role of textile-based handcrafts in the lives of women today, and integrating the life issues they face with the therapeutic making of fiber art, the book covers everything from the psychology of this therapeutic approach to how to carry it out effectively with a wide range of clients. Specific techniques and suggestions for practice are provided, alongside chapters on expressive writing, guided imagery, and cross-cultural applications of therapy. This innovative book will be a useful tool for therapists, students, artists looking to build on self-exploration, and anybody else interested in the therapeutic benefits that art-making with textiles can bring about.
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Dazzling Designs from Handmade Felt

Author: Chad Alice Hagen

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579905422

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 5761

Projects included: Basic beret & basic hood -- Artist beret -- Be a star beret -- The Queen beret -- Sailor's delight -- The Snood -- Sophisticated lady -- Bob MarleyTribute -- Spike -- The Katharine Hat -- The Madeline Hat -- Winged wonder -- The Explorer -- The Medieval peasant -- Slice and Dice -- The Marvelous Mitre.
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Author: Moshe Barasch

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 081471272X

Category: Art

Page: 390

View: 8676

"Bill Orr has produced a handy compendium of statistics, with cogent explanations, on the world economy in the 1990s. National incomes, output, trade, asset markets, debt, foreign aid and population are presented by nation, region and level of development. As a tool, it belongs in the office, study, or newsroom next to the dictionary, and the atlas." --Charles P. Kindleberger, Professor of Economics, Emeritus Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Global Economy in the 90s provides a broad statistical guide for all of us in an era of increasing international interdependence: a much-needed contribution. --Alfred J. Malabre, Jr., author of Within Our Means "Talk about timely! Like a light in the dark swamp of geo- political-governmental charts, graphs, and tables. [Orr] is there standing over your shoulder, showing you how he interprets each and every graph, and before you know it, you've got your calculator out, and you start to see things that you never saw before. It's addictive. No boring textbook, this book is a masterfully navigated experience through a very confusing jungle. Orr has taken the statistics from dozens of sources and recast them into graphs that are so easy to read. Try it yourself, open the book anywhere. This is a real gem." &#;Richard Barnaby, C.P.A., C.D.P.President, Business Support Services, Inc.Software for the Petroleum Trading Industry The Global Economy in the 1990s presents, in one comprehensive volume, essential facts and analyses of all aspects of an increasingly integrated global economy. Filled with hundreds of lively graphs that reveal trends and relationships, hundreds of tables that provide concrete numbers for individual research, and succinct short essays that put each facet of economic activity in its global context, this invaluable reference is derived and enhanced from over 20 official sources--including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, GATT, United Nations, the U.S. Federal Reserve System, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, and the European Community.
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Alles, was du brauchst, um deine Botschaft in die Welt zu bringen zum Spaß, Gemeinnutz und zur Weltherrschaft

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783863554286

Category:

Page: 144

View: 2770

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10 Wege zum kreativen Durchbruch - Am Puls der Zeit - New York Times Bestseller -

Author: Austin Kleon

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641112397

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

View: 4640

Cool, originell und am Puls der Zeit! Austin Kleon wirft einen trendigen und sehr originellen Blick auf das Thema Kreativsein: Jeder braucht es, jeder kann es! Das Einzige, was man wissen muss: Gute Ideen von anderen wie ein Schwamm aufsaugen und alles neu mixen, zu der ganz eigenen, aufregend neuen Schöpfung. Also los! Sei schlau und klau! Worauf wartest du noch?
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Author: Jennie Baer

Publisher: Leisure Arts

ISBN: 1601406746

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 36

View: 8426

It's not just embroidery. It's Primitive Embroidery. And it's the greatest thing to happen to needle art in decades. These fresh designs by artist Jennie Baer are all about getting you into the world of fabric art-fast! Follow the directions to transfer a simple line drawing pattern onto fabric, then use basic stitches and easy embellishments to finish textile beauty that's very new, very you. To make your creative experience even sweeter, we're including three different sizes for each of these 12 designs, so you don't have to worry about enlarging or reducing them for your project. Just choose and use. The key to creating modern/primitive art is truly in your hands!
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