Visual Guide to Working in a Series: Next Steps in Inspired Design * Gallery of 200+ Art Quilts

Visual Guide to Working in a Series: Next Steps in Inspired Design * Gallery of 200+ Art Quilts

by Elizabeth Barton
     
 

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This inspiring guide from art quilter Elizabeth Barton is for quilt artists who have mastered the basics and want to explore deeper levels of creativity and skill. Learn how making a series of quilts can help you generate more ideas, find new subtleties in favorite subjects, and build a body of work for shows. Creative exercises help you develop your own themes and

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This inspiring guide from art quilter Elizabeth Barton is for quilt artists who have mastered the basics and want to explore deeper levels of creativity and skill. Learn how making a series of quilts can help you generate more ideas, find new subtleties in favorite subjects, and build a body of work for shows. Creative exercises help you develop your own themes and techniques. Includes a huge gallery of more than 200 examples from Elizabeth and other working art quilters. Packed with hands-on lessons and examples, this book will transform your work and enlarge your creative vision forever.

Editorial Reviews

April/May 2014 Quilters Newsletter
If you've ever wanted to take your work to the next level but were unsure how to go about it, this book will point you in the right direction. Working in a series can help you refine your ideas, elevate your creativity and develop an artistic voice. Get inspired by more than 200 art quilts as you learn valuable aesthetic lessons through Barton's creative exercises.
March/April 2014 Machine Quilting Unlimited
Elizabeth's second book is chock full of exercises and tips for working in a series. From explaining why to work in a series to choosing a theme, developing the series and showing your work, she covers all the basics. This is an excellent resource for artists wishing to develop their own signature style and a level of maturity in their work. An added bonus: Elizabeth shares numerous examples of her own beautiful work as well as that of other renowned quilt artists.
February/March 2014 Quilting Arts Magazine
Are you ready to really explore art quilting but aren’t sure where to start—and how to stay focused? If so, Elizabeth Barton has some ideas for you. Following up on her sought-after first book, Inspired to Design: Seven Steps to Successful Art Quilts, Elizabeth offers quilters a 112-page art lesson focused on working in a series, including an 8-page Getting Started chapter on its joys and benefits. In this book you’ll find tips and exercises for planning, finding a theme, and expanding your skills. She uses her own work and that of other talented quilters as both example and encouragement. Elizabeth advocates thoughtful self-evaluation, development of themes and techniques, and the joy of discovering yourself as an inspired creator of quilt art. By following Elizabeth’s lessons and advice, you will find yourself growing as an artist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607056614
Publisher:
C & T Publishing
Publication date:
01/07/2014
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
579,634
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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