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5000 Designs and Motifs from India
     

5000 Designs and Motifs from India

by Ajit Mookerjee
 

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Over the last five thousand years, Indian artists have developed a wide range of unique and decorative artistic styles. This rich collection of copyright-free designs and motifs draws on that heritage to provide today's artists and designers with a stimulating and practical archive of usable material.
In this volume are designs adapted from seals, dolls, and

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Over the last five thousand years, Indian artists have developed a wide range of unique and decorative artistic styles. This rich collection of copyright-free designs and motifs draws on that heritage to provide today's artists and designers with a stimulating and practical archive of usable material.
In this volume are designs adapted from seals, dolls, and toys of the Harappa culture; punch-marked coins and pottery from South India; Ajanta and Bagh murals; Muslim monuments; Buddhist temples; textiles from Gujarat, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and other regions; and much more.
Embodying the variety and complexity of traditional Indian design, the motifs in this collection will be of immediate use to artists and illustrators as well as providing an exciting glimpse into the rich store of Indian decorative art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486290614
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/07/1996
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
11.36(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.58(d)

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