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Art + Quilt

Design Principles and Creativity Exercises

written by Lyric Kinard

Interweave Press Inc | ISBN 9781596681064

Spiral bound – 136 pages


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Anyone can create impressive art quilts just by applying basic principles of art and design. Master quilter Lyric Kinard shares her secrets for success through a variety of techniques, exercises, and insider tips to inspire novice quilters and experienced textile artists to make art. This book helps you learn to understand, appreciate, and create works of art one step at a time. "Quilt + Art" simplifies the basic fundamentals of art and teaches the reader the underlying principles of the visual language. It helps you: explore texture, shape, line, color, and value with examples and hands-on exercises; and, examine essential principles such as focal point, balance, repetition, scale, and space with creativity exercises to help bring home the point. Guest essays, guest artwork, and inspiring artwork from the author allow readers to analyze how other artists utilize key artistic elements or principles and see how to successfully use these elements in their own work. "Quilt + Art" is a personal creativity coach to designing stunning art with fabric and thread. Whether you want to create art quilts as a hobby or as a professional artist, Lyric helps readers clarify their goals and take their craft to the next level through design and composition.

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