Synopses & Reviews
The rich cultural tradition of the Maori people indigenous to New Zealand includes a lively artistic style that is represented in this collection's 100 drawings. Ranging from faces, masks, figures, and animals to abstract patterns and borders, these expertly drawn designs bring the beauty of Maori artwork to boundless new projects and applications. The accompanying CD-ROM allows crafters, hobbyists, and artists to have complete control and access to the original designs. Suitable for everything from ceramics and fabrics to painting and printing, the inspiration and artistic guidance provided by the designs unlocks a new world of artistic possibilities for any level of crafter.
A fascinating design source book with a wonderful selection of 100 specially commissioned, original images inspired by the traditional art and crafts of the Maori people.
About the Author
Penny Brown is a painter and an illustrator who works with crafts, textiles, and design and is a former theater set designer. She has been a contributor to the Design Source Books and Design Library series, and her articles have appeared in "Card Making & Papercraft "and "Cross-Stitch Crazy."