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Islamic Designs For Artists And Craftspeople

Author : Eva Wilson
ISBN : 9780486258195
Genre : Design
File Size : 73. 14 MB
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Beautifully rendered from book illustrations, pottery, metalwork, carvings, and other sources, these 280 black-and-white designs include geometrics, florals, and animal and human figures in circular, hexagonal, rectangular, and other shapes.

Special Effects And Topical Alphabets

Author : Dan X. Solo
ISBN : 0486236579
Genre : Art
File Size : 49. 7 MB
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Enliven your messages for any occasion — from 4th of July festivities to winter revels and other holiday or everyday events — with these eye-catching fonts. More than 100 typefaces include letters shaped like logs, bones, chopsticks, and adorned with other imaginative embellishments. All appear in uppercase; many include lowercase and numerals.

5000 Decorative Monograms For Artists And Craftspeople

Author : J. O'Kane
ISBN : 9780486155876
Genre : Design
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Voluminous, diversified collection of ornamental two-, three-, and four-letter combinations — all in a rich variety of styles, many incorporating crowns, coronets, and ancient and modern alphabets. 130 black-and-white plates.

Posada S Popular Mexican Prints

Author : Jos‚ Guadalupe Posada
ISBN : 0486228541
Genre : Art
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Reproduces over two hundred and fifty of the late-nineteenth-century Mexican printmaker's broadside and popular book illustrations

Art Et D Coration

Author : Roberta Waddell
ISBN : 0486235157
Genre : Art
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Nearly six hundred photographs record the designs of one hundred seventy-five artists of Europe and America and provide a representative survey of the art nouveau style

Islamic Geometric Patterns

Author : Jay Bonner
ISBN : 9781441902177
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 34. 33 MB
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The main focus of this unique book is an in-depth examination of the polygonal technique; the primary method used by master artists of the past in creating Islamic geometric patterns. The author details the design methodology responsible for this all-but-lost art form and presents evidence for its use from the historical record, both of which are vital contributions to the understanding of this ornamental tradition. Additionally, the author examines the historical development of Islamic geometric patterns, the significance of geometric design within the broader context of Islamic ornament as a whole, the formative role that geometry plays throughout the Islamic ornamental arts (including calligraphy, the floral idiom, dome decoration, geometric patterns, and more), and the underexamined question of pattern classification. Featuring over 600 beautiful color images, Islamic Geometric Patterns: Their Historical Development and Traditional Methods of Con struction is a valuable addition to the literature of Islamic art, architecture and geometric patterns. This book is ideal for students and scholars of geometry, the history of mathematics, and the history of Islamic art, architecture, and culture. In addition, artists, designers, craftspeople, and architects will all find this book an exceptionally informative and useful asset in their fields. Jay Bonner is an architectural ornamentalist and unaffiliated scholar of Islamic geometric design. He received his MDes from the Royal College of Art in London (1983). He has contributed ornamental designs for many international architectural projects, including the expansion of both the al-Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) in Mecca, and the al-Masjid an Nawabi (Prophet’s Mosque) in Medina, as well the Tomb of Sheikh Hujwiri in Lahore, and the Ismaili Centre in London – to name but a few. He is committed to the revitalization of Islamic geometric design through the teaching of traditional methodological practices. To this end, in addition to publishing, Jay Bonner has lectured and taught design seminars at many universities and conferences in North America, Europe, North Africa and Asia.

Victorian Allover Patterns For Artists And Designers

Author : Carol Belanger Grafton
ISBN : 9780486264370
Genre : Design
File Size : 80. 97 MB
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The intricacy, elegance, and charm of Victorian decorative art continue to attract a broad spectrum of contemporary artists, designers, and craftspeople. Now they can draw on this treasury of excellent royalty-free Victorian designs to add nineteenth-century ambiance to almost any project. The author has selected over 160 designs from a variety of periodicals, books, and catalogs from England, France, Germany, and America, including the Album de l'ornemaniste, L'Art pour toous, Foremschatz, Decorative Vorbilder, The Studio, Art-Journal, and Decoration. The motifs reproduced were taken from or intended for fabric, carpets, mosaics, lace, tapestries, metalwork, manuscripts, ceramics, stained glass, architectural details, paintings, and much else. Drawing on native European design tradition as well as the exoticism of the East, the patterns in this volume are predominantly florals and foliates, although there is also abundant abstract figuration, especially from Islamic sources. Textile, package, and graphic designers — any artist or craftsperson in search of authentic Victorian decorative design — will find these designs inspirational and exceptionally useful.

Research Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015078383067
Genre : Islam
File Size : 39. 23 MB
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Japanese Silk Designs In Full Color

Author : M. P. Verneuil
ISBN : 9780486155883
Genre : Design
File Size : 59. 34 MB
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DIVReproductions from rare portfolio portray intricate, subtly shaded images of florals, animal life, and geometrics in the manner of stylized Japanese art. 108 full-color designs. /div

Magic And Showmanship

Author : Henning Nelms
ISBN : 9780486136783
Genre : Games & Activities
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Highly instructive book by a noted authority on the subject analyzes every phase of conjuring, from sleights, devices, misdirection, and controlling audience attention to incorporating patter and the effective use of assistants.

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