100 Japanese Stencil Designs

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The natural Japanese affinity for decorative art is apparent in this striking collection of exquisite stencil designs. A centuries-old tradition of capturing nature in striking floral and wildlife motifs is reflected in the graceful shapes and lovely lines of more than 100 illustrations. Lush blossoms, bamboo branches, butterflies, birds on the wing, and rustic country homes, among other subjects long associated with Japanese art, are boldly printed in black and white.
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100 Japanese Stencil Designs

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Overview


The natural Japanese affinity for decorative art is apparent in this striking collection of exquisite stencil designs. A centuries-old tradition of capturing nature in striking floral and wildlife motifs is reflected in the graceful shapes and lovely lines of more than 100 illustrations. Lush blossoms, bamboo branches, butterflies, birds on the wing, and rustic country homes, among other subjects long associated with Japanese art, are boldly printed in black and white.
Ready for use as patterns for wallpaper, textiles, graphics, and needlework, these delicate royalty-free images are ideal for a host of modern decorative and graphic needs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486447247
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/17/2006
  • Series: Dover Pictorial Archive Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,292,226
  • Product dimensions: 8.38 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Blooming Peony Branches
1. Carp Swimming in Waves
2. A Pair of Cranes in Pine Branches
3. A Cherry Tree in Bloom
4. Peony Blooms and Buds
5. Bamboo, Camellias, and Sparrows
6. Pine Needles and Buds on a Rocky Ground
7. Bamboo Rods, Pine Needles on Snow Rosettes and Circular Cranes (symbols of luck)
8. Rosette-Shaped Young Pine Motifs (with roots) situated among Ferns (symbol of the New Year)
9. Floral Motifs on Cloud Background
10. Cranes and Autumnal Reeds
11. Bridge Patterns in a Swamp of Irises
12. Wickerwork; Matching Stencil Pair for Two-Tone Decoration
13. Blooming Branches of a Kiri Tree (Paulownia imperialis)
14. Karakusa: Stylized Chrysanthemums in a Chinese Style
15. Carnations in Bloom
16. Bamboo and Mum Blooms
17. Hishi Blooms on a Diamond-Scored Background
18. Branches of the Hanging Cherry Tree (blooms with various inner patterns); Fans with Swallows, Clouds with Cross Patterns
19. Straw Roofed Houses in a Bamboo Thicket
20. Nets Hung Out to Dry; Waves
21. Dragon in a Swirl of Clouds
22. Peony Blooms
23. Bamboo Rods and Shapes Containing Floral Motifs
24. Butterflies on a Background of Dotted Clouds
25. Grapevines
26. Wild Geese and Reeds
27. Hexagonal Fields with Blooms and Basic Patterns (in Karakusa style)
28. Peony Blooms with Lightly Scored Background
29. Bamboo Rods
30. Small Snow Rosettes with Pine Needles and Mums
31. Pine Branches
32. Sword Lilies
33. Monochoria, Okra Flowers, Hagi Branches
34. Colt's Foot
35. Hydrangea and Carnations
36. Radishes
37. Gourds
38. Maple branches
39. Pine Branches and Spotted Bamboo Rods
40. Well Openings Containing the Character "Tatsu" ( Dragon)
41. Fish in a Whirlpool
42. Butterflies and Hagi Branches
43. Cherry Blooms with a Stripe Pattern
44. Star Pattern with Floral Motifs
45. Mum Blooms with Diagonal Stripes
46. Pine, Bamboo, and Mums in Snow
47. Peony Flowers
48. Swallows in Maple Branches
49. Falcons in Pine Branches
50. Swallows in Rain
51. Iris Swamp
52. Waves
53. Wild Geese in Waves
54. Torn Ginkgo Leaves with Vetch Tendrils
55. Nightingales in a Blooming Mum Tree
56. Nandina and Sparrows
57. Glycine Flowers with Pairs of Written Characters (meaning "nine")
58. Vetch Tendrils
59. Wild Geese Flying Over Susuki Grass
60. Blooming Sword Lilies
61. Bamboo Trees
62. Old Bamboo Rods
63. Pine
64. Swallows and Weeping Willows
65. Lobsters
66. Butterflies
67. Butterflies and Chrysanthemums
68. Sho-shiku-bai. Snow (in Rosette form), Mum Flowers, Pine Needles
69. Blooming Cherry Branches
70. Swallows, Footballs, and Willow Rods
71. Swimming Carp, Goldfish, and Trout
72. Ominaeshi (an autumn plant)
73. Peonies and Bamboo Rods
74. Blooming Hibiscus
75. Colt's Foot
76. Weeping Willow and Swallows
77. Morning Glories on Bamboo Rods
78. Butterflies and Susuki Grass
79. Vine Tendrils and Bamboo Rods
80. Fall Motif: Ginkgo Leaves, Maple Branches, Blades of Grass (with Dew) and Wild Geese over an Island with Pine Trees and Fields
81. Lobsters
82. Pine Branches with Cones
83. Vines on a Diagonally Striped Background
84. Star Pattern with Snow Flowers
85. "Shippo" Pattern (overlapping circles) with Hishi Flowers
86. Swimming Carp
87. Wild Geese over Water and Chenopodium Plants
88. Eggplant (Solanum Melongena)
89. Quail in Hagi Bushes
90. Cranes in Water and in a Pine Tree by the Shore
91. Torn Banana Leaves
92. Roses, Carnations, Sparrows
93. Clematis
94. Blooming Cherry Flowers
95. Dying Cedar Trees
96. Pine and Climbing Plants ("Tsuta")
97. Glycine Leaves
98. Vines
99. Peach Branches and Cherry Blooms
100. Bamboo with Braided Patterns
101. Written on Slates with Pencils and Chrysanthemum
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