Aimed at textile artists and intermediate to experienced embroiderers and quilters this amazing work explores in both technique and design, Amanda Hislop's incredible textile seascapes.
New from the Stitched Textiles series, Amanda Hislop reveals the skills and processes she uses to make her incredible textile seascapes. Featuring original projects, practical and enjoyable design exercises, and extensive sections on composition and markmaking, this instructional guide is brimming over with good ideas for a stunning selection of fabric and stitch scenes.
The book has a particular emphasis on taking your work from inspiration through the design stage, offering practical, clear advice and guidance on this sometimes difficult part of creating artwork. It's all clearly explained through practical exercises and inspirational examples that then lead to projects which build upon and consolidate the lessons learned. Amanda's deep love and fascination with the varied moods of the sea and coastal landscape makes this a fantastic source for ideas and wonderful must-have reference book for all textile artists, whatever their skill level.
About the Author
Amanda Hislop has a degree in woven textiles and painting, studying at West Surrey College of Art and Design from 1983-86. She began her career as a teacher in art and textiles but in 2007 she took the opportunity of redundancy to pursue an exciting creative pathway as a textile artist and tutor. In her work she combines drawing, painting and stitch, developing a process which allows freedom to integrate texture, line and colour into surfaces for stitch. Amanda is a member of Prism textile exhibiting group, Oxfordshire Craft Guild and the Embroiderers' Guild.