The Great Book of Floral Patterns is a bookshelf must for every artist and crafter who enjoys the beauty and symbolism of flowers. Take a guided tour with Lora S. Irish through her garden of more than 100 expertly drawn flower patterns. This nationally known artist and best-selling author will help you discover the poetic beauty and versatility of floral patterns that can be applied to a wide variety of arts and crafts. The revised and expanded third edition of the Great Book of Floral Patterns includes stunning new reference photos and 20 new patterns. Each design features both a line drawing for easy transfer and a shaded version to illustrate depth and shadow. From realistic flowers to stylized floral designs, Lora includes helpful suggestions on how best to identify floral shapes and colors, how to center your design, and how to create bouquets. For whatever media you prefer, there is a floral pattern here that can be easily modified to fit your needs.
|Publisher:||Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.