Creative Textile Art: Techniques and projects

Creative Textile Art: Techniques and projects

by Karen Woods
     
 

This is a general introduction for readers of all levels, to craft projects using textile techniques. Basic techniques are introduced, and the reader is then encouraged to experiment with the chosen medium, creating their own piece of work. Works by featured artists and designers will provide inspiration, with tips on how similar styles and effects can be achieved.

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Overview

This is a general introduction for readers of all levels, to craft projects using textile techniques. Basic techniques are introduced, and the reader is then encouraged to experiment with the chosen medium, creating their own piece of work. Works by featured artists and designers will provide inspiration, with tips on how similar styles and effects can be achieved. Each section will also include plenty of stimulating ideas for source and reference material. There will be design sketches, working drawings and storyboards to help the reader investigate, develop and execute their work.

Topics covered include: images on fabric; creating fabrics; wireframe construction; 3D wire construction; using a heat tool; materials manipulation; adapting traditional techniques; joining, seaming,
bonding, layering; mould-making, casting and forming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408123393
Publisher:
A&C Black Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/21/2013
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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