Kaleidoscopes And Quilts: An Artist's Journey Continues

Kaleidoscopes And Quilts: An Artist's Journey Continues

by Paula Nadelstern
     
 

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Kaleidoscope - the very word promises surprise and magic, chance and change. Exploding with visual excitement, a kaleidoscope design organizes an abundance of light, color, form, and motion into a complex and coherent image, capturing a moment of infinity. This book is jammed with how-to's and why-not's, process and product, and an abundance of text and photos that… See more details below

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Kaleidoscope - the very word promises surprise and magic, chance and change. Exploding with visual excitement, a kaleidoscope design organizes an abundance of light, color, form, and motion into a complex and coherent image, capturing a moment of infinity. This book is jammed with how-to's and why-not's, process and product, and an abundance of text and photos that explains elements of design and technique for creating the multifaceted, luminous, and random nature of a kaleidoscope's interior on the flat surface of a quilt.

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The kaleidoscope was invented in 1816 by Sir Davis Brewster and was originally intended as a design tool for artists, though it later attained wider use as a children's toy. Nadelstern has used the kaleidoscope as a take-off point for the breathtakingly gorgeous quilts featured in this book. This is a personal book dedicated to one purpose: teaching techniques for making kaleidoscope quilts that the author had to learn through trial and error. If, along the way, that same reader is entertained by Nadelstern's wit, so much the better. Recommended for all textile collections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607050278
Publisher:
C & T Publishing
Publication date:
11/05/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
664,795
File size:
96 MB
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