The Complete Book Of Oriental Designs: A Source Book For Craftspeople And Artists Plus A Gallery Of Inspirational Finished Pieces (Design Source Books)
Publish Date: 2010-04-01
Author: Judy Balchin;Julia D. Gray;Jane Greenwood;Elaine Hamer;Polly Pinder
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Figures, birds, flowers, stylized motifs, borders, and symbolic patterns abound in this inspirational sourcebook containing more than 300 specially commissioned black-and-white line illustrations for use in projects and artwork. Inspired by the artistic periods borne of the ancient dynasties, each project is an interpretation of the best of Oriental styledrawing inspiration from the celebrated art, architecture, textiles, and ceramics throughout the regions long history. A gallery of finished pieces introduces papercrafters to the possibilities awaiting further study, as well as suggested applications of each designon book covers, in cards, as an embroidery, and much more.