150 Favorite Crochet Designs (Dover Needlework) by Mary Carolyn Waldrep

By Mary Carolyn Waldrep

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Great for crafters of all ability degrees, here's a extraordinary selection of vintage heirloom-quality styles for tablecloths, bedspreads, doilies, edgings, and more.

The publication additionally incorporates a entire checklist of fabrics and exact directions in addition to one hundred forty worthy illustrations.

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This altered book spread consists of a cut-out chain of homes and trees. Begin with a long piece of paper (a newspaper was used in this instance) folded vertically several times and sized to fit your composition. Sketch your design onto the paper, and cut away the unnecessary areas around your sketch, remembering not to cut away the folds completely on the sides because this is what will keep your chain together. In this spread, the background was primed with gesso and then worked with water-soluble oil pastels.

One thing to keep in mind, however, is that magazine images were taken by a photographer or were photographed for a company who own the rights to the image. com, particularly if you plan to sell your artwork. Collaged Portrait: Building Characters Fashion magazines offer lots of close-ups that can be used in interesting ways to create unusual and expressive portraits. Try collecting various eyes, noses, lips, and skin tones to build portraits and create new characters. Canvas board makes a good, solid base for a collage.

Every style of marker or pen offers unique results. Glazing gel pens are wonderful for blending transparent tones of color on faces and background, whereas gel markers are good for filling in large areas of opaque color. Materials printed imagery canvas board gel medium gel glaze pens gel markers acrylic paints paintbrush Mixed-Media Magazine Portraits This piece began with a beautiful photograph torn from a fashion magazine. The initial inspiration was the interesting perspective of the woman’s face, how she was gazing at the camera with her hair streaming around her.

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