New Crafts: Sticks and Stones PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

New Crafts: Sticks and Stones free pdf In this book, the natural beauty and texture of sticks, wood, stones and pebbles are celebrated in inspirational and practical designs. 25 original projects include a wall-hanging cabinet made from driftwood- a beautiful twig candelabra- door-stops made from stone- and pebble-mosaic slabs for a garden path or patio. It offers exciting projects from today's leading craft artists. It is a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know about materials, equipment and techniques. It offers clear step-by-step instructions with over 300 specially commissioned photographs. It presents a contemporary approach to working with timeless, natural materials. The use of stone and wood for decorative and symbolic purposes is as ancient as the materials themselves: from basket-making to a Roman pebble mosaic- from African statuettes to the mysterious circle at Stonehenge, the use of the earth's simplest materials is still effective today. This is a unique collection of 25 practical ideas for decorating your home, created by a professional artisan. Every project is self-contained, and step-by-step photographs guide the reader through each stage. The introductory section covers some of the basic skills and equipment required, while exploring the different materials involved. For inspiration, there is a gallery of original pieces from contemporary artists. With its inventive designs, this is the first practical craft book to explore the beautiful potential of these natural materials.

About Mary Maguire

Mary Maguire studied Fine Art and Textiles at Goldsmith's College, London, and gained an MA at the Royal College of Art in Metalwork and Jewellery. Since then she has continued to develop and exhibit her work in various different media. Peter Williams is one of the best known and most highly regarded still-life photographers. He has photographed several titles in the New Crafts series and works regularly for Homes and Gardens and Country Living magazines.

Details Book

Author : Mary Maguire
Publisher : Lorenz Books
Data Published : 31 October 2013
ISBN : 0754828360
EAN : 9780754828365
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews New Crafts: Sticks and Stones

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • The Ultimate Practical Guide to Scrapbooking free pdfThe Ultimate Practical Guide to Scrapbooking

    This title offers inspiration and ideas for making unique and personal scrapbook albums using simple craft materials. It features 150 step-by-step techniques and projects and 850 photographs..

  • Mosaic Made Easy free pdfMosaic Made Easy

    Mosaic Made Easy is a step-by-step guide containing 20 fabulous mosaic projects. Written by mosaic artist Alice Vinten. this book provides beautiful photography. clear illustrations. templates and detailed instructions..

  • Scraps free pdfScraps

    This title features over 30 unique projects ranging from jewellery to home-ware. all made with fabric scraps. It embraces popular upcycling trend. It includes 75 photographs. step-by-step instructions and a materials..

  • Lampshades Made from Firm Materials free pdfLampshades Made from Firm Materials

    This handy book contains step-by-step information to making a range of lampshades from firm materials. It is extensively illustrated with black and white drawings forming a complete how-to guide for the home crafter..

  • The Complete Guide to Repairing  free pdfThe Complete Guide to Repairing

    An essential guide to basic and advanced restoration techniques for antique furniture. and a comprehensive directory of tools. materials and equipment. Step-by-step instructions for everyday repairs such as fixing loose joints and repairing broken legs as well as specialist skills..

  • New Crafts: Sticks and Stones free pdfNew Crafts: Sticks and Stones

    Ebook Download Site. In this book, the natural beauty and texture of sticks, wood, stones and pebbles are celebrated in inspirational and practical designs. 25 original projects include a wall-hanging