Not only is pattern a headliner in the fashion category, paper goods, but bold pattern is also taking center stage in home decor, and accessories like no other time in recent history. It's time to jump onto the scene with Color + Pattern! Masterful pattern designer Khristian A. Howell will fill you with confidence and a fearless use of color and an interest in all things pattern, paper, so you can create your own beautiful art that can be printed on fabrics, and transfers.
Fully illustrated with a large and varied range of pattern designs, Color + Pattern highlights leaders in the industry, showcasing how pattern design comes to life when it finds its way onto perfectly paired products. Aside from sharing loads of gorgeous work, color + pattern informs readers on the many different kinds of patterns and terminology, sharing processes of creating patterns, exploring found patterns, as well as showing ways to integrate pattern into many facets of real life with 50 exercises.
After all color and pattern are meant to be fun, so design, color and repeat! The importance and prevalence of both color and pattern in the current design landscape is impossible to deny.
The Spoonflower Handbook: A DIY Guide to Designing Fabric, Wallpaper & Gift Wrap with 30+ Projects
But times have changed, and idea can upload a file and order their own fabric or paper, and today anyone with a computer, Internet connection, printed affordably one yard or more at a time. Covering everything from equipment to software to working with photos, repeats, scans, vector files, and more, it is an essential guide to a booming new creative outlet.
. Designing fabric, wallpaper, and gift wrap used to be the stuff of dreams. Only a few select creatives got to do it, and it required formal training and significant financial investment. With step-by-step tutorials and projects that span a wide spectrum of skills, The Spoonflower Handbook is written for both new and experienced users of this print-on-demand technology.
At the forefront of this revolutionary diy movement is Spoonflower, a North Carolina startup that produces designs for hundreds of thousands of users worldwide—24 hours a day/seven days a week to keep up with demand.
Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design
Beautifully illustrated with swatches of exquisite fabrics and hundreds of photos, Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is a key resource for anyone looking to learn the basics, and featuring interviews with established designers such as Skinny laMinx, and Julia Rothman, expand their skill set, Ink & Spindle, or find design inspiration.
There's nothing like it on the market! collected within are step-by-step tutorials for designing patterns both digitally and by hand, a comprehensive section on printing techniques—including digital printing, screen printing, block printing, stenciling, and resist dyeing—and even insider tips for developing a collection and bringing it to the marketplace.
This authoritative guide outlines everything readers need to know to create gorgeous fabrics. Chronicle Books.
A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel
Next, the printing section guides you through transferring those designs on fabric-whether it's block printing, screen printing, digital printing or licensing to a fabric company-and how to determine the best method for you. Comprehensive and refreshingly straightforward, this impressive volume features two main parts.
Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. Chronicle Books. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. First, the design and color section explains the basics with step-by-step tutorials on creating repeating patterns both by hand and on the computer. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel.
. By kim Kight. If you have ever dreamed of showing your designs on fabric, textile aficionado Kim Kight, of popular blog True Up, is here to teach you how. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.
Imagine a Forest: Designs and Inspirations for Enchanting Folk Art
Escape to your own forested fairy tale. By kim Kight. This drawing and design guide features instructions and tips on how to draw your own beautiful art in a modern folklore style. Rock Point. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns.
Imagine a forest explores the unique style of illustrator Dinara Mirtalipova; a style which is rooted in the rich traditions of Eastern European folklore. Don't spend every day in the boring real world--escape to a beautiful Eastern European fairy tale with Imagine a Forest. Who knows what you might find! Chronicle Books.
Dinara even gives you design ideas and project suggestions so you can make and decorate practical things with your beautiful art. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. Create charming flowers, fairy tale characters, animals, birds, mythical creatures and more. The lush and captivating illustrations and encouraging, easy-to-follow advice featured in these step-by-step tutorials will guide you through Dinara's gorgeous folk-art drawings and inspire you to create your own.
. From the inspired mind of dinara Mirtalipova comes Imagine a Forest, a drawing and design guide to creating your own Eastern European folklore inspired artwork. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.
The Complete Pattern Directory: 1500 Designs from All Ages and Cultures
Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. Throughout history, patterns have come in countless permutations of motif, color, and scale. Chronicle Books. Each pattern includes the name of the pattern, the year of its creation, and a brief description.
The categories are supplemented by in-depth features highlighting the work of key designers including William Morris, Lucienne Day, Sonia Delaunay, Charles and Ray Eames, and Orla Kiely, as well as sections detailing the characteristic motifs of key period styles from Baroque to Art Deco. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.
From the first rhythmic marks pressed onto clay vessels, to the latest digital design, pattern-making has been an essential part of the decorative arts since time immemorial. An essential resource for any designer, crafter, the complete pattern DIRECTORY is the most comprehensive, covering all periods, styles, and beautiful directory of patterns throughout history, or historian, artist, practical, and cultures.
The book is arranged thematically according to pattern type, with chapters on Flora, Pictorial, Geometric, Fauna, and Abstract designs. Rock Point. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. With 1500 illustrations of patterns from all ages and cultures, THE COMPLETE PATTERN DIRECTORY is not only a visual feast, it is the most comprehensive resource available on the subject.
Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period
Used book in Good Condition. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. Looks at floral, conversational, ethnic, geometric, and art movements and period fabric designs Chronicle Books. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.
Rock Point. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. By kim Kight.
Print & Pattern: Nature
Used book in Good Condition. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Chronicle Books. Documenting the work of the best designers in the field, the book is an invaluable source of reference and inspiration for surface designers, illustrators, designer-makers and craftspeople, graphic designers, and textile designers.
The latest book based on the popular print & Pattern blog, patterns, butterflies, grasses, Print & Pattern: Nature celebrates beautiful surface designs, insects, and motifs of leaves, and trees. Laurence King Publishing. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. By kim Kight. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric.
Rock Point. Product areas covered include stationery, gadget skins, homewares, fabrics, cards and giftwrap, ceramics, wallpaper, rugs, and more. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel.
Color Harmony for Artists: How to Transform Inspiration into Beautiful Watercolor Palettes and Paintings
Watercolor author, and teacher ana victoria calderon guides you through choosing, artist, mixing, and using color with watercolor and mixed media to create the most expressive and appealing combinations and effects for a wide range of moods and subjects. Explore and create expressive palettes and paintings with Color Harmony for Artists.
Used book in Good Condition. By kim Kight. You'll explore a variety of subjects and themes, art movements, landscapes, cities, figures, skies, including flowers, foliage, and historical eras. Begin with a quick overview of the basics of color, color mixing, and mixed media. Explore a variety of color and media combinations, including brilliant brights, high-contrast complements, muted neutrals, and special effects.
Find inspiration in evocative photos, abundant palettes, and beautiful paintings. With color harmony for artists, every artist, from beginner to advanced, will be inspired to embrace the creative possibilities of color and paint! Chronicle Books. Rock Point. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns.
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The Crafter's Guide to Patterns: Create and Use Your Own Patterns for Gift Wrap, Stationary, Tiles, and More
Laurence King Publishing. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric. Step-by-step tutorials explain all the basics and show how to apply the patterns to multiple surfaces, including fabric, giftwrap, stencils, tiles, and more. This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Rock Point.
Used book in Good Condition. By kim Kight. Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns. Design your own well-constructed patterns by hand! Aimed at crafters who need the skills to turn their creative ideas into reality, borders, this easy-to-follow guide covers everything from finding inspiration and choosing colors to creating backgrounds, and full-scale repeats.
Interviews with contemporary crafters plus stunning galleries offer a wealth of inspiration-AND you get 20 free motifs to download and adapt! Chronicle Books.
Digital Textile Design, Second edition
This comprehensive resource for design and printing includes helpful tips. Laurence King Publishing. Laurence King Publishing. Digital textile design, second Edition covers everything students and practitioners of textile design will need to learn about designing and printing digitally. Learn design and color basics for repeating patterns.
The book examines how designers can access this technique, looking at the work of those currently exploring its possibilities, and provides an insight into the technology involved in digital textile printing. Used book in Good Condition. Rock Point. By kim Kight. Design print and Sell Your Own Fabric. Chronicle Books.
Traditional and Digital techniques for fabric art and apparel.