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Wire in Design: Modern Wire Art & Mixed Media (Jewelry Crafts)by Barbara A Mcguire
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Wire is not boring or still?
Wire is alive
Wire has held fascination as an art and craft medium for many years, but it has only come into the limelight as of late. If you have an interest in wire's rich past or the desire to explore this creative medium, you will find everything you need in this comprehensive volume. Besides discovering how many innovative artists have used wire effectively in their art, you will learn how to apply the elements and principles of design in your own wire artwork.
More than a dozen projects, including jewelry and home decor accessories
Complete guide to basic wire techniques and applications
Showcases the work of more than 75 talented artists
Twenty projects--including jewelry, functional accessories, and sculptures--are featured in this complete guide to wire techniques and applications. In addition to giving readers the basics of handling wire, McGuire also showcases the work of talented artists from yesterday and today. 150 color photos.
Wire is hot. The craft has held fascination for many years, but has only come into the limelight as of late. Now anyone with an interest in wire's rich past or the desire to explore this creative medium will find everything they need in this comprehensive volume. Besides giving an overview of how artists have used wire effectively in their art, author and designer Barbara McGuire will teach readers the basics of handling wire and about its unique properties. Features: 20 projects, including jewellery, functional accessories, and sculptures; Complete guide to wire techniques and applications; Showcases the work of talented artists from yesterday and today.
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