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Contemporary Stencils

Author : Magie M. Maule
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Presents over 100 contemporary stencil designs suitable for modern homes, arranged in groups such as free-form designs, nature motifs and Santa Fe style. Includes an introduction to stencilling techniques and materials. The author is a decorative artist and interior designer. Her other publications include 'Australian Stencil Designs' and 'Decorative Stencils for Interior Design'.

Modern Stencils

Author : Nicolette Tabram
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Learn how to stencil with 35 bright and contemporary projects. Nicolette Tabram’s designs are inspired by her travels and textile designs of the world. She shows you how to work with a wide range of stencils, tells you all you need to know about repeating pattern, and includes tips for variations and how to develop your technique. Update your home with colorful pieces: create an inlay-effect painted cupboard; a graphic floral chair; a batik design denim apron; contemporary painted tiles; a Mexican-inspired canvas bag; a monochrome Dhurrie rug, and much more. Many of the projects would make great gifts, too, so why not make some Southwestern notebooks for all your friends, or Scandi-folk napkins for a dinner party. You will soon see the potential for embellishing surfaces with creative stencils wherever you go!

Contemporary Revolutions

Author : Susan Stanford Friedman
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Returning to revolution's original meaning of 'cycle', Contemporary Revolutions explores how 21st-century writers, artists, and performers re-engage the arts of the past to reimagine a present and future encompassing revolutionary commitments to justice and freedom. Dealing with histories of colonialism, slavery, genocide, civil war, and gender and class inequities, essays examine literature and arts of Africa, Europe, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, and the United States. The broad range of contemporary writers and artists considered include fabric artist Ellen Bell; poets Selena Tusitala Marsh and Antje Krog; Syrian artists of the civil war and Sana Yazigi's creative memory web site about the war; street artist Bahia Shehab; theatre installation artist William Kentridge; and the recycles of Virginia Woolf by multi-media artist Kabe Wilson, novelist W. G. Sebald, and the contemporary trans movement.

Contemporary Voices

Author : Ann Temkin
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"The exhibition 'Contemporary Voices' ... has as its core a group of forty-four works of art promised as gifts to the Museum of Modern Art, joined by about thirty additional works."--P. 10.

Playing with Stencils

Author : Amy Rice
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"Learn how to design and cut stencils from your own drawings or photographs with Playing with Stencils! You'll discover how a simple doodle or series of shapes can have great impact when made into a stencil. The projects run the gamut from ideas for walls, floors, rugs, furniture, stationery, and posters to cake and cupcake stencils, stencils to customize your bicycle and garage door, and even an outdoor mural! All the templates for the featured projects are included.Stencil art has been around for years, often used for home decorating and for simple crafts, but has gained current interest and cache due it's guerilla use as street art (often making a political statement), and has become a worldwide subculture. Stencil graffiti has given stencil art a new sheen of coolness. This book will show you how to incorporate that look into your work, your accessories, and your home. You'll become inspired to use stencils in your journaling, in collage, on fabric, on totes, and in art pieces designed to be hung on walls--and you will know how to create fantastic custom designs"--

Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art

Author : Kristine Stiles
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An essential text in the field of contemporary art history, it has now been updated to represent 30 countries and over 100 new artists. The internationalism evident in this revised edition reflects the growing interest in contemporary art throughout the world from the U.S. and Europe to the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australia.

Contemporary Appliqu

Author : Julia Triston
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Appliqué is a classic embroidery technique that has recently been experiencing a revival. Appearing in the most cutting-edge contemporary textile work, it can be interpreted in many different ways - layering, patching, applying, overlaying - and offers endless creative possibilities. Each technical variation of appliqué has traditionally had its own set boundaries, but nowadays all the rules are being broken and the technique has become relevant, up-to-date and suitable for all varieties of textile art. This impressive book takes a fresh look at the world of appliqué and surface embellishment, showing you how to develop distinctive and individual designs, create exciting compositions and use unusual combinations of materials. It covers the traditional variations, including bonded appliqué, broderie perse, cut-away appliqué and Mola work, and explains how the standard techniques can be developed to give exciting results in your own textile work, in both hand and machine embroidery. Accompanying the techniques is a wealth of examples of contemporary appliqué to inspire you. The authors are renowned for their thoughtful, creative but practical approach to teaching textiles, making this book suitable for beginners and established textile artists alike.

Printing by Hand

Author : Lena Corwin
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A talented designer explains how to create a wide variety of unusual and innovative hand-printed fabrics, furnishings, accessories, and paper crafts by using stencils, master stamps, and screen printing, using step-by-step instructions to teach crafters the fundamentals of hand printing and offering an array of ingenious projects, from screen-printed bed linens to stationery.

The Art of the Handmade Quilt

Author : Nancy Brenan Daniel
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Sewing machines are speedier--but, increasingly, quilters are discovering that working by hand provides even more pleasure and superior results. And world-renowned quilt maker, teacher, author, and show judge Nancy Brenan Daniel has created an inspiring guide just for them, with ideas for 18 varied and beautiful hand-sewn quilts. Her detailed instructions cover it all, from making the blocks and stitching them together to adding borders and binding. Many of the designs come straight from Nancy’s own antique collection, and they’re pieced, appliquéd, and even stenciled. Several traditional and much loved patterns--including the Courthouse Log Cabin, Shoo-fly, Prickly Pear, and Windblown Daisy--are accompanied by a contemporary appliqué quilt and a small hand-embroidered wall hanging.

Contemporary Japan

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Author : Lucinda Ganderton
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Exciting ideas for decorating your home using stencils, with over 20 creative projects for walls, alcoves, borders, friezes, floors, fireplaces and curtains, Includes a detailed guide to equipment, explaining how to trace and cut a stencil, which paints to use and how to apply them, and techniques for creating stenciling variations such as mirror images, repeats and rotated colors, Discover a range of inspirational stenciling styles, including traditional American folk art, Victorian gothic, art deco, the Swedish style and flamboyant contemporary patterns, Features a wide selection of stencil motifs to choose from, including Greek, Renaissance, art nouveau, paisley, blossoms, heraldic, classical, seaside and many more, with a template section at the back of the book to guarantee professional-looking results, Over 285 full-color photographs, including clear step-by-step illustrations and a beautiful image of each finished result so that you can see what you are aiming to achieve. Book jacket.

The Complete Book of Decorative Stenciling

Author : Lucinda Ganderton
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The book opens with a detailed introductory section covering what stencilling is; how to draw, cut and transfer templates; paint types and paint mixes, and everything you will possibly need to know about materials, equipment and techniques.Then the book presents over 70 original practical projects for using stencils in the home, from themed room treatments to decorative accessories. There are many inspirational room schemes to choose from, such as transforming a kitchen with French country-style curtains in fresh blue and white, or more opulently, a baronial dining room with a golden frieze of fleur-de-lys.

Stencil Art

Author : iMinds
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In any urban setting throughout the world today, you can expect to see examples of stencil art. On street corners, train stations and public toilets the world over stencil art is a favoured tool of the graffiti artist. Many consider such imagery urban pollution, the work of mindless vandals. Such attitudes ignore what has fast become one of the most significant artistic and cultural movements of the early 21st century. Stencil art is no longer the sole domain of the graffiti artist, the aesthetic is now ubiquitous in advertising, the mainstream press and even on the walls of the world's most famous galleries.

Contemporary Impressions

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Traditional Arts Contemporary Artists

Author : Robyn Christine Roper
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Screen Printing Contemporary Methods and Materials

Author : Frances Lassiter
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The Reinhold Book of Art Ideas

Author : Norman Laliberté
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Demonstrates uses of nine media, including woodcuts, collage, and ink, with a discussion of the history and development of each.

Traditional Stencil Designs from India

Author : Pradumna Tana
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Creative Paper Cutting

Author : Shufunotomo
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A full-color introduction to a range of paper-cutting techniques also includes a variety of projects, such as cards, gift wrap, mobiles, collages, stencils, garlands and many more. Original.

Early American Wall Stencils in Color

Author : Alice Bancroft Fjelstul
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Full size patterns traced in New England homes and Stencils from early coverlets, and directions on how to use them.