The Complete Book of Oriental Designs (Paperback)
Out of Print
Figures, birds, flowers, stylised motifs, borders and symbolic patterns abound in this inspirational sourcebook which contains over 300 specially commissioned black and white line illustrations for use in projects and artwork.
The first section of the book includes inspirational finished pieces to illustrate how the designs can be used in different ways: in cards, on book covers, in embroideries and more. Free CD included.
About the Author
Judy Balchin is an artist and graphic designer who teaches silk, glass, and porcelain painting. She is the author of" Decorative Painting on Glass, Ceramics and Metal. "Julia D. Gray studied for nine years with Kurenai-kai, a nonprofit educational organization that teaches the art and techniques of Japanese embroidery. Jane Greenwood is an illustrator and designer, specializing in stenciling and home decor. Elaine Hamer is a professional illustrator and the author of "Art Nouveau Flowers." Polly Pinder studied graphics at Leeds Art College. She is the author of many books, including "Eyelet Greeting Cards," "Garden Flower Designs," "Handmade Oriental Cards," and "Medieval Designs."