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Russian Folk Motifs
     

Russian Folk Motifs

by Peter Linenthal
 

Artists, designers, and craftworkers will welcome this inexpensive archive of traditional Russian folk motifs — all royalty-free. Over 220 designs, meticulously rendered from authentic art and artifacts, date from the third to the 20th centuries. Included are Matryoshka dolls; carpet motif from Moldova; stove tile motifs from Moscow and the Ukraine; clay toys

Overview

Artists, designers, and craftworkers will welcome this inexpensive archive of traditional Russian folk motifs — all royalty-free. Over 220 designs, meticulously rendered from authentic art and artifacts, date from the third to the 20th centuries. Included are Matryoshka dolls; carpet motif from Moldova; stove tile motifs from Moscow and the Ukraine; clay toys from Archangel, Kirov, and Tula; metalwork motifs from the Caucasus; architectural motifs from Georgia; ceramic figurines from Gzhel; Ukrainian Easter eggs, and many more.
Ideal for bringing the authentic flavor of Russian folk art to a host of direct graphic art applications, this modesty priced treasury will also serve as a rich source of inspiration for textile design, home, and furniture decoration, and a wide range of other art and craft projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486402758
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
06/15/1998
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,383,239
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.97(h) x 0.14(d)

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