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Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Atglen PA
For Immediate Release | March 2012
“Weaving a Chronicle”
Atglen P.A. — Demonstrating techniques such as double weave, inlay, and pattern weave, original ideas for tapestries and engaging text are illustrated by 98 beautiful color photos. This captivating collection also details stories of the competitive/collaborative nature of commisions integral to the creation of many tapestries. The story begins with the artist’s work from Cranbrook Academy of Art and continues with her work in Portland, Oregon, when it was embraced by art consultants, galleries, and collectors. The captivating journey chronicles one artist’s long career through gorgeous tapestries and their histroies. Each tapestry displayed presents a influential idea of the artist and, as she states “… a finished tapestry illuminates daily existence and is a part of the on-going chronicle of how design ideas are conceived and executed.”
Judith Poxson Fawkes is a working tapestry weaver in Portland, Oregon and a graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has been creating tapestries for over 47 years. Judith has completed 50 commissions that hang in diverse locations and 69 tapestries in public collections.
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is based in Atglen, PA on the Schiffer Book Farm. The company is known for publishing high quality Antique, Arts, Architecture, Lifestyle, and Military History books, as well as a successful line of children and ghost books. Schiffer Publishing is always looking for people to write books on new and related subjects. If you have an idea for a book, please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org
This title and over 4,500 Schiffer titles can be purchased at www.schifferbooks.com, your local bookseller, and numerous online retailers.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
Illustrations: 98 color images
Page Count: 160
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