Art and Embroidery of Jane Hall: Reflections of Nature

Art and Embroidery of Jane Hall: Reflections of Nature

by Jane E. Hall
     
 

This book explores Jane's extraordinary world, the materials she uses, her techniques, and her understanding and interpretation of nature. Packed with ideas, inspiration and information, it will appeal to all embroiderers and textile artists everywhere.

Exciting, exhilarating, unbelievable are words that capture the brilliance of Jane Hall's amazing

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Overview

This book explores Jane's extraordinary world, the materials she uses, her techniques, and her understanding and interpretation of nature. Packed with ideas, inspiration and information, it will appeal to all embroiderers and textile artists everywhere.

Exciting, exhilarating, unbelievable are words that capture the brilliance of Jane Hall's amazing embroideries. The sheer magic of her work is in its beauty and its awe-inspiring attention to detail.

Stitched and woven in pure silk and gold threads on delicate fabrics, embellished with fragments of shell, irridescent feathers and semi-precious stones, her work takes on a quality that is both startling and memorable. Flowers, leaves, grasses, toadstools, butterflies and bugs are translated into three dimensional scenes and panels, born of a love of nature and an intuitive understanding of the natural world. Occasionally, fantasy elements creep in, with delightful representations of mermaids, angels and fairy rings, each tiny scale, feather or textured detail lovingly stitched and interpreted with breathtaking precision. Jane works almost entirely by hand, evolving each piece, adapting ideas and changing the image as it naturally develops.

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Editorial Reviews

Pentacle
A book that will be inspirational to anyone who wants to create with fabric and embroidery.
West Country Embroiderers Newsletter
This is a delightful book which will appeal to both embroiderers and artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844480388
Publisher:
Search Press, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Jane E. Hall is a textile artist. She has held numerous exhibitions, has her work held in private collections, and has worked on significant commissions, three of which are on public display. Jane's work has been featured extensively on TV and in magazines.

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