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Impressionist Applique

Author : Grace Errea
ISBN : 9781607054689
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54.5 MB
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Grace Errea and Meridith Osterfeld share their art quilting expertise by demonstrating the impact of value on a quilt—it creates a focal point, develops dimensionality, changes a mood, and creates a painterly effect. Explore the unexpected and making your quilt becomes a dream-like experience where the sea ebbs and flows in shades of fire, and feathered creatures evoke cotton candy softness. Includes full-size patterns for 5 projects and features 3 appliqué techniques: turned-edge, raw-edge, and free-edge.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Impressionist Palette

Author : Gai Perry
ISBN : 9781607050308
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 24.60 MB
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Impressionist Palette, the follow-up to Gai Perry's highly successful Impressionist Quilts, expands your horizons for interpreting nature's landscapes into pictoral quilts with an Impressionist flair. Gai's original technique, which plces squares on point, softens fabric edges and gently blends color - furthering the illusion of viewing a real painting. Learn how to select the right additions to your fabric palette and embellish your Impressionist Landscape quilt with patch applique and highlight painting. Find your personal palette using Gai's color enrichment concept. Instructions for six new projects are included, as well as beautiful photographs showcasing the work of Gai and some of her fellow "fabric gardeners." The versatile technique and design principles are simple enough for beginners to understand, while also presenting continuing challenges for experienced quiltmakers.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Impressionist Quilts

Author : Gai Perry
ISBN : 9781571205193
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 61.68 MB
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Use Gai's original technique, inspired by her love of nature, to "paint" with floral fabrics, creating impressionistic quilts in the style of Monet. Her simple and effective technique sets floral fabric squares on point to enhance the interaction and blending of color; flower motifs are centered within the squares. Impressionist Quilts gradually layers information leading to the completed landscape. She presents general principles of design, color, and fabric selection, then gives detailed instructions for each of the wallhangings. With few rules, you will find many opportunities to develop your own style and create a luminous fabric painting.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Color In The Age Of Impressionism

Author : Laura Anne Kalba
ISBN : 9780271079783
Genre : Art
File Size : 37.85 MB
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This study analyzes the impact of color-making technologies on the visual culture of nineteenth-century France, from the early commercialization of synthetic dyes to the Lumière brothers’ perfection of the autochrome color photography process. Focusing on Impressionist art, Laura Anne Kalba examines the importance of dyes produced in the second half of the nineteenth century to the vision of artists such as Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Claude Monet. The proliferation of vibrant new colors in France during this time challenged popular understandings of realism, abstraction, and fantasy in the realms of fine art and popular culture. More than simply adding a touch of spectacle to everyday life, Kalba shows, these bright, varied colors came to define the development of a consumer culture increasingly based on the sensual appeal of color. Impressionism—emerging at a time when inexpensively produced color functioned as one of the principal means by and through which people understood modes of visual perception and signification—mirrored and mediated this change, shaping the ways in which people made sense of both modern life and modern art. Demonstrating the central importance of color history and technologies to the study of visuality, Color in the Age of Impressionism adds a dynamic new layer to our understanding of visual and material culture.
Category: Art

Cezanne And The End Of Impressionism

Author : Richard Shiff
ISBN : 9780226237770
Genre : Art
File Size : 29.19 MB
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Drawing on a broad foundation in the history of nineteenth-century French art, Richard Shiff offers an innovative interpretation of Cézanne's painting. He shows how Cézanne's style met the emerging criteria of a "technique of originality" and how it satisfied critics sympathetic to symbolism as well as to impressionism. Expanding his study of the interaction of Cézanne and his critics, Shiff considers the problem of modern art in general. He locates the core of modernism in a dialectic of making (technique) and finding (originality). Ultimately, Shiff provides not only clarifying accounts of impressionism and symbolism but of a modern classicism as well.
Category: Art

Giovanni Boldini In Impressionist Paris

Author : Sarah Lees
ISBN : UCSD:31822036368033
Genre : Art
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Distinguished by his brilliantly energetic brushwork, Giovanni Boldini (1842–1931) was one of the most prominent Italian artists of the late 19th century. Still, he has remained little known beyond his native country. This beautiful book is the first published on Boldini in English in a generation and accompanies the first major exhibition of his works outside of Europe. Born in Ferrara, Boldini moved to Paris in 1871, where he lived for the rest of his life. This important volume focuses on his work from 1871 to 1886, which reflects the influence of his contemporaries—Degas, Manet, Caillebotte, Meissonier, and Fortuny, among others. It features Boldini’s fanciful paintings made for the art market and depictions of the city around him—from the bustling streets and squares to cafés, theaters, and concert halls—as well as paintings of friends and models, and a selection of later portraits that established him as one of the quintessential portraitists of the Belle Époque.
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Celebrate The Tradition With C T Publishing

Author : Liz Aneloski
ISBN : 1571202153
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 51.8 MB
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In honour of C&T Publishing's 20th anniversary, the world's best quilt designers, fibre artists and quilting teachers, all C&T authors, have designed quilt blocks for you, plus share their favourite tips and stories from years of experience in this wonderful industry.
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French Impressionist Cinema

Author : David Bordwell
ISBN : UOM:39015019120529
Genre : Impressionism in motion pictures
File Size : 34.25 MB
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Do It Yourself Framed Quilts

Author : Gai Perry
ISBN : 9781571208811
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 62.56 MB
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If you want to make small quilted items for yourself or for gifts...if you’ve ever paid too much for framing...this is the book for you! Renowned quilt artist and teacher Gai Perry walks you through the process of framing your own quilts and other small projects, plus teaches you how to make colorful, dynamic quilts to fill your frames. 9 lovely small quilts with full instructions to get you started. All the knowledge you need to frame small quilts, blocks and similar projects like an expert. Use affordable, ready-made frames or assemble your own from framing strips, readily available at craft shops. Learn Gai’s 3 tips for quilting success. Create the perfect gift, or decorate your home like a pro!
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