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Printmakers Today.
Jeffrey B. Snyder,
editor. Inspiring color photos review
the art of today’s printmakers, from
massive installation pieces to small and
surprising three-dimensional works.
The techniques range from classical to
the experimental, including woodcuts,
lithographs, screenprints, silkscreens,
etching, mezzotint, serigraph print,
linocut, solarplate, vitreograph, pho-
toetching, aquatint, drypoint, digital transfer, and more.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 368 color photos 256 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3462-7 • hard cover $50.00 •
Schiffer LTD
Today’s Top Stationery Artists.
Tori Higa.
This book profiles over 160 color images of
artwork from contemporary greeting card and
stationery designers. Each artist readers are
introduced to through images and text has a
uniqueandmodernapproach todesigning for the
age-old concept of handwritten correspondence.
They are all trendsetters in the stationery arena.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 169 color photos • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2832-9 • soft cover $24.95
Today’s Top Stationery Artists 2.
Tori Higa.
This book contains the work of 52 new stationery
artists and over 350 vibrant color photos of their
imaginative work. Short artist biographies and
16 in-depth feature interviews with various
stationers provide readers with insight into their
inspiration and business. Valuable tips are pro-
vided for starting your own stationery company.
Graphic art designs are small and personal.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 355 color photos • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3737-6 • soft cover • $29.99
Today’s Botanical Artists.
Cora
Marcus and Libby Kyer. The work of
65 top botanical artists from America.
Gorgeous flowers, leaves, plants, roots,
and vegetables have been beautifully
drawn and painted and are displayed
here. Today's gardeners, nature lov-
ers, graphic designers, collectors, and
decorators will find much to absorb
and enjoy.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 220 color illustrations Value Guide/Index • 160 pp.
ISBN: 987-0-7643-2905-0 • hard cover • $39.99
BodyArt/Tattoo Techniques
Street Shop Tattoo Stencils: Creating New
Designs for Skin Art.
Brian Johnson & Chris
Alexander. Learn step-by-step how to create and
apply tattoo stencils. A gallery of contemporary
tattoodesignofOldSchool,NewSchoolandNew
Old School styles have driven tattoo design to a
new level. The authors are professional tattoo
artists who live in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Size: 8.5” x 11” • 284 color photos • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3059-9 • soft cover $24.99
Basic Tattooing Techniques.
Brian Johnson.
The basic techniques of electric tattooing in an
easy to follow, step-by-step way. This is the
perfect book to accompany the hands-on training
the apprentice tattooer receives, and will be a
welcomed reference book in every tattooer’s
library. It covers sanitation concerns, preparation
of the site, outlining, shading, and coloration.
Bandaging and aftercare is also discussed.
Size: 8 1/2 x 11 • 154 color photos • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3226-5 • soft cover $25.00
Permanent Makeup and Reconstructive
Tattooing
. Eleonora Habnit. This groundbreak-
ing book covers the basic techniques of electric
tattooing in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step way.
This is the perfect book to accompany the hands-
on training the apprentice tattooer receives, and
will be a welcomed reference in every tattoer’s
library. It covers sanitation concerns, preparation
of the site, outlining, shading, and coloration.
Bandaging and aftercare is also discussed. Each
step is illustrated with a color photograph and
a concise explanation.
46 b/w illustrations • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-1833-7 • soft cover • $29.99
FIBER ART
Fiber Art Today.
Carol K. Russell. Schiffer LTD
A survey of sculpture and wall art, portrayed in
335 images and text, recognizing the work of
three generations of fine artists who create a
boundless range of expressive possibilities in
textile methods or materials. Weaving, crochet
or quilting techniques are employed to create
unique works of art.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 335 color photos • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3777-2 • hard cover • $50.00
Schiffer LTD
NEEDLECRAFT TECHNIQUES
Left-Handed Stitchery
. Sally Cowan. Illustrations
by Kurt Loftus. For the 15% of the population who
usually are left out of stitching instruction manuals, this
book is a wish-come-true. Sally Cowan, a left-handed
professional dressmaker, writes sympathetically for
left-handed sewers. Forty varieties of straight, back,
caught, blanket, buttonhole, chain, knotted, cross,
couching, satin and laid filling stitches all are illustrated
by 96 clear drawings of progressive steps.
Size: 6” x 9” • 96 drawings • 64 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-110-7 • soft cover • $9.99
The Stitches of Creative Embroidery
. Jacqueline
Enthoven. This classic book of embroidery stitch
instructions shows more than 200 different stitches,
many of them endangered ethnic types which have not
been in print before. Many countries including France,
Spain, India, Mexico, and the Orient are represented.
Step-by-step diagrams and photographs of finished
articles will inspire even a beginner.
Size: 7 3/4” x 10 1/2” • 22 color plates, 113 b/w
photos, 590 drawings / Index • 238 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-88740-111-4 • soft cover • $24.99
Universal Stitches for Weaving,
Embroidery, and Other Fiber Arts.
Nancy Arthur Hoskins. Teaches how 5
basic stitches, plus 195 variations and
combinations,workuponwarpandupon
fabric in functional and decorative ways.
There are diagrams and directions for
stitches that will work in loomweaving,
tapestry, openwork, or as edges, joins,
and fringes.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 113 illustrations • 128 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4431-2 • soft cover • $24.99
WEAVING & TAPESTRYTECHNIQUES
Norwegian Pick-Up Bandweaving.
Heather
Torgenrud.For the first time inEnglish,acomplete
bookaboutNorwegianpick-upbandweaving--the
fascinating history of how these beautiful bands
were used in the old rural society, along with
clear, step-by-step instructions and more than
100patterncharts frommuseumcollections.This
book will interest not only weavers but anyone
who appreciates textile arts, folk costumes, and
Norwegian culture.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 152 illustrations • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4751-1 • hard cover • $24.99
Tapestry Handbook: The Next Generation.
Carol Russell. This classic book, now completely
revised and expanded, is a favorite of teachers
and students of tapestry. Learn to weave tapestry
on any kind of loom, vertical or horizontal. Make
an elaborate, but logical, tapestry sampler with
step-by-step instructions, over 300 beautiful
photos, and diagrams of tapestry techniques.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 200 color & 125 b/w photos
Index • 240 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-2756-8 hard cover • $59.95
Weaving a Chronicle.
Judith Poxson Fawkes.
Over 90 color photos display tapestries by the
artist created using double weave, inlay, and
pattern weave techniques. The tapestries are
organized chronologically and detail stories
of the competitive/collaborative nature of
commissions integral to the creation of many
tapestries. The history of each of the 98 tap-
estries displayed is provided.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 98 color photos • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4063-5 • hard cover
$39.99
PRINTMAKING • BODY ART TATTOO • FIBER ART • NEEDLECRAFT • WEAVING & TAPESTRY
The Techniques and Art of Weaving: A Basic
Guide.
Marylène Brahic. Make placemats for the
kitchen table. Create a tapestry from wool or a
plaid scarf. Weave a rug or a jacket. Weaving is
a lost art form and this book brings it back into
the spotlight by offering history, techniques, and
DIY projects in an organized, clear, and concise
manner. This book is perfect for both beginning
and seasoned weavers.
Size: 9” x 12” • 637 color photos • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4413-8 • hard cover • $34.99
Frances L. Goodrich’s Brown Book
of Weaving Drafts.
Barbara Miller,
with Deb Schillo. A collection of tradi-
tional 18th and 19th century weaving
drafts in their original form gathered by
Frances L. Goodrich and illustrated in
over 160 color photos. It also contains
over 200 valuable modern translations
of the same drafts for use by today’s
weavers.
Size: 12” x 9” • 169 color & 208 b/w
photos 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4541-8 • hard cover • $45.00
Weaving Designs by Bertha Gray
Hayes: Miniature Overshot Pat-
terns.
NormaSmayda,GretchenWhite,
Jody Brown, & Katharine Schelleng.
Color reproductions of 72 original sam-
ple cards and 20 recently discovered
patterns,manywithapictureofawoven
sample, and each with computer-gener-
ated drawdowns and drafting patterns
of weaver Bertha Gray Hayes unique
miniature overshot patterns for four-harness looms.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 127 color & 72 B&W • 208 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3246-3 • hard cover • $39.99
The Art of Weaving
. Else Regensteiner.
A handbook for weavers, from beginners to
experts. Essential information about looms,
yarns, warping a loom, drafting, basic weaves
and pattern weaves are included. Many different
weave structures are covered: double weaves;
tapestry techniques;knotted,pileandflat-woven
rugs; and two- and three-dimensional wall
hangings. Illustrated techniques, works in
progress, and finished results.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 29 color & 380 b/w pho-
tos 192 pp. • ISBN: 0-88740-079-5 • soft
cover $34.95
Geometric Design in Weaving
. Else Re-
gensteiner. The study and practice of graphic
design with the exploration and execution of
weaving techniques. In three parts, the reader
is given design information, a wide variety of
weaver- and loom-controlled techniques. Clear
photographs, diagrams, and weavers’ drafts
with directions.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 45 color & 205 b/w photos,
102 diagrams & drafts • 222 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-078-7 • hard cover • $29.95
Weaver’s Study Course: Sourcebook for
Ideas and Techniques.
Else Regensteiner.
A book for weavers who are eager to explore
new fields but need stimulation and direction.
Weaver’sStudyCourseprovidesmuchstimulation
through examples and directions for six main
uses of weaving: clothing, accessories, interiors,
interior accessories, toys, & wall hangings.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 176 pp.
256 b/w photos, 52 color plates, 196 drawings
& drafts / Index
ISBN: 0-88740-112-0 • soft cover • $19.95
Weaving As an Art Form.
TheoMoorman. Illustrated
with beautiful examples of the author’s work are her
thoughts on the design and aesthetic expression
embodied in a woven fabric. The numerous ways
the Moorman technique may be varied and used are
explored. Her experiences with commissioned works
are utilized in a special chapter relating the problems
and opportunities these present.
Size: 6” x 9” • 8 color & 60 b/w photos • 104 pp.
ISBN: 0-88740-068-X • soft cover • $12.99
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