Creating Sketchbooks for Embroiderers and Textile Artists (Hardback)
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Creating Sketchbooks for Embroiderers and Textile Artists (Hardback)

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Hardback 128 Pages / Published: 30/08/2005
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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 analysisDifferent 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 conceptsMaking a Start: things to include; building confidence; when to use a sketchbook; don't be afraid to...Presentation, Materials, Tools, Techniques

Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9780713489576
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 812 g
Dimensions: 283 x 224 x 16 mm

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