Today the embroiderer's sketchbook, ideas book or journal embraces a range of exciting possibilities. It includes initial concept material, design, colour work, textile samples, stitches and three-dimensional pieces. Beautiful in itself, the embroiderer's material can also provide inspiration for more developed work. This is the first book to show students, general embroiderers and other textile artists how to make the most of their sketchbooks, showcasing examples from leading textile artists such as Audrey Walker, Rozanne Hawksley, Amanda Clayton and Ruth Issett. Illustrated with sketchbook pages through to finished textile pieces. The book covers: * Purposes of a Sketchbook: exploring and storing; investigation and ideas; research and collecting; experimentation and development; recording and analysis * Different Approaches: drawing and collage; stitch and fabric; surface inspiration; pattern/colour/texture; design elements as starting points; models and maquettes; 3-D work; sketchbook work for its own sake; exploring concepts * Making a Start: things to include; building confidence; when to use a sketchbook; don't be afraid to...* Presentation, Materials, Tools, TechniquesAbout the Author:
Kay Greenlees is an extremely experienced teacher and textile artist. As a practising artist she has exhibited both in the UK and internationally. She has been a national mentor for the Embroiderer's Development Scheme and Chair of the Textile Society. She now works for the University of Leeds in the UK. She regularly publishes articles and is a member of the Practical Studies Group. She lives in Edgerton, Huddersfield.
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Descripción Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX071348957X
Descripción Batsford, 2006. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Sketchbooks are invaluable companions for artists and an essential part of today's textile courses, and now, at last, there's a book that shows embroiderers and textile students how to make the most of their sketchbook practice. Through fascinating glimpses into the sketchbooks of leading textile artists, this beautifully illustrated, first-of-its-kind guide showsfrom first sketches to finished pieceshow to use a sketchbook to develop ideas, record personal observations, experiment with materials, and create sketchbooks that are works of art in themselves. Sketching in museums, coloring pages, mark-making, drawing and collage, 3-D work, e-sketchbooks, and more are covered. A must-have for students, embroiderers, and textile artists of all abilities. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_071348957X
Descripción Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 071348957X
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Descripción Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P11071348957X
Descripción Batsford. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 071348957X New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW4.0956766