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, Techniques
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Descrizione libro Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX071348957X
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria SONG071348957X
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P11071348957X
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 071348957X
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2006. Condizione libro: 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. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_071348957X