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Sketchbook Explorations

Author : Shelley Rhodes
ISBN : 1849944806
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 37.6 MB
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A practical and inspirational guide to help embroiderers and textile artists make the most of sketchbooks to inform their creative work. The artist’s sketchbook offers an exciting platform to explore a host of mixed media techniques. Using a combination of paper, textiles, found objects, pencil, ink and paint, Shelley Rhodes shows how a sketchbook can act as an illustrated diary, a visual catalogue of a journey or experience or as a starting point for more developed work. Whether out on location or in the studio, Rhodes explores every stage of the creative process, from initial inspiration to overcoming the fear of a blank page, manipulating paper and images and incorporating ‘found’ objects to build a sketchbook that is both beautiful and inspiring. Sketchbook Explorations is the ideal companion for everyone from the beginner to the more experienced artist looking for exciting techniques to expand their repertoire in mixed media. The book explores: Why work in sketchbooks? The importance and joy of working in a sketchbook. Ways of recording and investigating ideas that inspire. Techniques in mixed media from found objects and layers to three-dimensional sketching. Creating on location. Using electronic devices to develop ideas.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Sketchbook For Kids

Author : Tida Notebooks
ISBN : 1070571334
Genre :
File Size : 22.84 MB
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One of the best of companions for parents to spend quality time with their kids is doodling and sketching together. Drawing and doodling can help kids cultivate confidence and creativity, and further develop a sense of achievement. No more loose pages for the drawings of your young artist. They now have a special sketchbook specially made for kids! This sketch book for kids with its 8 x 11 size is the right size for kids to draw their own scenes or sketch their own adventure story. This is a fun Sketch book with Blank Paper for your future artist. Features: -Dimension: Large 8.5x11 Inches (21.59x27.94cm) -Cover: Funny Unicorn and Cloud, Premium Matte Finish Printed -Interior: High Quality Cream Color Paper -100 Pages -NO Page Number -Small Four-Leaf Clover Watermark on the right bottom Corner Here's the perfect tool for kids to improve their drawings and enhance their creativity. Grab this journal and sketch pad for kids now!

Teaching Primary Art And Design

Author : Paul Key
ISBN : 9781844456000
Genre : Education
File Size : 55.26 MB
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This book introduces trainees and newly qualified primary teachers to the teaching of art and design in primary schools. It helps students gain an appreciation of what constitutes good practice in primary art and design and how they can go about achieving it. To meet the different needs of students, the book identifies varying levels of experience, creativity and confidence, and offers suggestions for applying these levels to the classroom. The book covers key areas of the art and design curriculum for Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, considering both their discrete and developmental characteristics.
Category: Education

Space Cat

Author : Obsessed with Cats Sketchbooks
ISBN : 1699271984
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File Size : 70.49 MB
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Cute Cat Astronaut Space Exploration Creative Sketchbook - 110 Large Blank Pages 8.5" x 11" This cute space cat design is the perfect cat graphic for anyone who loves space and cute kitties! If you love cute cats in astronaut suits exploring space, you'll love this funny cat in space! This adorable space kitty design would make a great gift for any kids who love cats and learning about space exploration! Perfect for science lovers & cat lovers alike! Empty sketchbook with framed border for daily creative use - great gift idea for artists this holiday season!

Sourcing Ideas For Textile Design

Author : Josephine Steed
ISBN : 9781350077645
Genre : Design
File Size : 53.19 MB
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A visual goldmine for designers of original print, weave and embellishment, Sourcing Ideas for Textile Design will help you generate new ideas, develop them methodically and finally create beautifully designed textiles. The carefully selected range of images illustrate how to use visual information in this process from a variety of sources, breaking down the process into key themes – colour, surface, structure, texture and pattern. This second edition includes: · case studies and interviews with insight into visual research and development from revered practising designers, including Dries Van Noten and Reiko Sudo; · Spotlight sections offer historical or cultural perspectives on each point in the process; and, · new coverage of material investigation, colour analysis, presentation and curation, as well as advice on IP and copyright. You'll also be guided through the three stages of textile design where you will: · generate your idea; · work to develop it; and, · create your developed idea in the studio. By engaging with this approach, and exploring new ways of seeing ordinary things through the key themes, you'll learn to create incredible effects in your textile design.
Category: Design

Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

Author : Brian Edwards
ISBN : 9781134066810
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 22.71 MB
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This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings and places through drawing. For many, the camera has replaced the sketchbook, but here the author argues that freehand drawing as a means of analyzing and understanding buildings develops visual sensitivity and awareness of design. By combining design theory with practical lessons in drawing, Understanding Architecture Through Drawing encourages the use of the sketchbook as a creative and critical tool. The book is highly illustrated and is an essential manual on freehand drawing techniques for students of architecture, landscape architecture, town and country planning and urban design.
Category: Architecture


Author : Douglas H. Smith
ISBN : 0953812413
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 47.21 MB
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Category: Architecture

The Fashion Designer S Sketchbook

Author : Sharon Rothman
ISBN : 9781474213066
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 41.41 MB
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The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook is a must-have resource for both fashion students and practising designers who wish to learn new ways of generating design ideas in order to create successful fashion collections, and who wish to develop their own creative aesthetic. It demonstrates how the fashion design sketchbook serves as a crucial creative tool for professional development - and a valuable portfolio of design work to present to potential employers. This book identifies four distinct types of creative journal, each representing a different phase in the design process: the inspiration diary, the working journal, the presentation journal and the design log; and it explores how one develops out of the other, each stage in the idea generation process moving the process forward organically from discovery, to direction, to design development and delivery. The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook shows readers how to turn their sketchbooks into source books; how to generate design ideas from everyday experience; explores multiple ways of presenting and arranging elements within pages; details digital search and storage techniques as well as bulletin board journalling; and provides exercises to improve readers' illustration skills and enquiry, promoting in-store sketching and visual analysis to focus awareness of design aesthetics, taste levels and design vision. The book also explores the need to address market realities, consumer profiles and trend analysis, and shows how to build design collections based on target customer demographics and different markets. Beautifully illustrated and filled with a vast range of inspirational and full-colour design illustrations, The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook also features interviews with designers and industry experts. With a strong emphasis on exploratory design, this exciting resource provides readers with stimulating exercises designed to enable readers' sketchbook work and their creative vision to shine.
Category: Business & Economics

Explorations In Creative Writing

Author : Kevin Brophy
ISBN : 0522850561
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 63.44 MB
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These essays, stories and fragments are about writing. They explore the dilemmas of living as a writer, the subtleties and inspirations of reading as a writer, and the contradictions created when a writer tries to teach others how it is done.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines