Synopses & Reviews
Accurately capturing a style movement that exemplified the union of glamour and modernity, the designs of this collection represent the revered and understated elegance of the Art Deco era. The 100 professionally crafted line drawings range from figures and flowers to borders, abstract patterns, and circular motifs, and were created exclusively for the book. The designs enable and inspire crafters, hobbyists, and artists on any variety of project applications, while the accompanying CD-ROM provides additional versatility by accommodating size adjustments and digital access to the illustrations. The original designs can be quickly accessed and easily applied to a limitless variety of projects, including screen printing, collages, painting, ceramics, mixed media artwork, quilting patterns, or papercrafts.
"The illustrations in this book offer many ideas and images for translation into stitch, colour and form, for anyone researching an idea or looking for different ways to approach a project." —Papercraft Essentials (July 2012)
"This is a fantastic design sourcebook containing 100 original designs, which can be combined with other images, or enlarged and used as the main theme for a special piece of work." —Fabrications (January 2013)
100 specially commissioned designs in a neat square format; 100 great illustrations that can be used for many different art and craft projects; a great source book of ideas accompanied by a CD.
About the Author
Polly Pinder is a professional designer who was educated in graphics and has lectured on graphic design. She is the author or coauthor of several books across a variety of crafting topics, including "Eyelet Greeting Cards," "Handmade Oriental Cards," "Papercrafts for Christmas," and books from the Design Source Books and How to Draw series.