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Textile Folk Art

Author : Anne Kelly
ISBN : 184994458X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A practical and inspirational guide to textile folk art from cultures all around the world, accompanied by step-by-step projects. From samplers and quilts in Europe, to tribal and nomadic cloth further afield in Mongolia and China, folk and traditional designs have played a crucial part in the development of textile art and craft. In this book, Anne Kelly explores the traditional motifs used in textile folk art and shows you how contemporary textile artists use these in their work today. The beautifully illustrated guide is also packed with helpful step-by-step projects that demonstrate how to apply folk motifs to your own work. Drawing inspiration from the Far East to Scandinavia, artists and designers have often used folk art to influence their work. Beginning with the chapter 'Samplers in Stitch', Anne looks into handmade momentoes and souvenirs created in the UK and USA. Samplers as statement pieces are also explored and are contextualised within the role of women and children recording their personal histories and lives. 'Nordic Notes' then looks at Scandinavian traditional textile art, and how modern screen printing and embroidery have been used by contemporary makers. 'Silk Road' looks at the influence of nomadic cultures and textiles, including yurts in Mongolia and Miao folklore in China. Projects on how to make felt, pouched and jewellery are also covered. Lastly, 'Trees of Life' looks the motif of the tree in a variety of cultures. Anne also looks at traditional techniques from South Asia and how to create your own 'Family Tree' using photo transfers and appliqué. Featuring step-by-step projects as well as work from contemporary artists and makers throughout, this practical and beautiful guide shows how practitioners of all kinds can draw from folk art for making and inspiration.

American Folk Art For Kids

Author : Richard Panchyk
ISBN : 9781613741191
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Contains instruction for twenty-one activities related to folk art.

Textiles

Author : Bobbie Sumberg
ISBN : 9781423606505
Genre : Art
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Textiles explores the cultural meaning and exquisite workmanship found in the Museum of International Folk Art's vast collection that spans centuries and includes pieces from seventy countries around the world. Handcrafted work in beautiful, vivid colors typifies the clothing, hats, robes, bedding, and shoes that represent the lives and passions of the people who created and used them. Bobbie Sumberg is curator of Textiles and Costume at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is the coauthor of Sleeping Around: The Bed from Antiquity to Now. For more than fifty years, the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has been documenting, collecting, preserving, and interpreting the creative works of traditional artists from cultures throughout the world. An authoritative look at a world-renowned collection.

Encyclopedia Of American Folk Art

Author : Gerard C. Wertkin
ISBN : 9781135956158
Genre : Art
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For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of American Folk Art web site. This is the first comprehensive, scholarly study of a most fascinating aspect of American history and culture. Generously illustrated with both black and white and full-color photos, this A-Z encyclopedia covers every aspect of American folk art, encompassing not only painting, but also sculpture, basketry, ceramics, quilts, furniture, toys, beadwork, and more, including both famous and lesser-known genres. Containing more than 600 articles, this unique reference considers individual artists, schools, artistic, ethnic, and religious traditions, and heroes who have inspired folk art. An incomparable resource for general readers, students, and specialists, it will become essential for anyone researching American art, culture, and social history.

Afro American Folk Art And Crafts

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Folk Arts Of Japan

Author : Hugo Munsterberg
ISBN : 9781462908875
Genre : Art
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With dozens of lovely photographs and insightful commentary, The Folk Arts of Japan deals with a rediscovered branch of Japanese art. Although these folkcraft creations have their roots in the country's ancient and colorful art tradition, their unassuming grace makes them unmistakably in harmony with modern functional design. The author, Dr. Munsterberg brings to his work the fruits of four years of study in Japan and a deep knowledge of Asian culture, making available for the first time in English a comprehensive guide and commentary on this significant branch of Japan's varied arts.

Dowry

Author : Martha Longenecker
ISBN : PSU:000066839118
Genre : Art
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A Catalog Of Textiles And Folk Art Of Chiapas Mexico

Author : Walter F. Morris
ISBN : OCLC:11033397
Genre : Maya art
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Maine Adventure Guide

Author : Earl Brechlin
ISBN : 9781588431295
Genre : Travel
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..". the all-new Adventure Guide to Maine is in a league of its own. [Brechlin] steps out of the mold of the ordinary and takes us on a statewide journey that is interesting, informative and often funny. Whether it's finding your way on a wilderness canoe trip or taking a hike along a well-beaten path, [this book] will help you find the way." Registered Maine Guide and outdoor columnist Ken Bailey. Down East Magazine's "Best of Maine" listed this title as runner-up in its top guidebooks section! Exhaustive coverage of this quintessential New England state that offers year-round fun for outdoorsfolk. Skiing, skating, ice fishing, waterskiing, hiking, camping, biking and more! Resident-author Earl Brechlin has been exploring Maine for years, and he'll introduce you to hidden lakes, deserted mountain tops and secluded, tranquil bays. Acadia and Baxter parks (both draw millions of visitors annually) are included, with details on how to avoid the crowds, hiking safety and the best trails. A special section is dedicated to adventure education, with names and contact details of organizations offering courses on a wide range of subjects, from low-impact camping to mountaineering to sea kayaking. Humorous call-out boxes tell you how to speak like a Mainah! Much of this book is dedicated to the coastal areas.

Folk Art

Author : Mary Jane Himel
ISBN : UCSC:32106007765321
Genre : Folk art
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First-prize essay in the Friends of the Library eighth annual book collection contest, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1974.

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