My Cart (0)

Art Cloth A Guide to Surface Design for Fabrics

A comprehensive guide to creating rich texture, color, and pattern with art cloth using surface design products and a wealth of technique combinations.
Paperback

Was: $26.95

Sale: $6.74

Availability: In Stock

Click on image to zoom

Description

A comprehensive guide to creating rich texture, color, and pattern with art cloth using surface design products and a wealth of technique combinations.

When Jane Dunnewold's book Complex Cloth was published in 1996, it quickly became the bible of surface design for fiber artists. In the years since, the world of surface design has significantly expanded: now fiber artists, art-to-wear designers, and art quilters have a much broader range of surface design products to choose from, and there are a wealth of technique combinations that can be used to create art cloth.

Art Cloth picks up where Complex Cloth left off, showing how to layer processes with the latest products to create stunning cloth for use in a variety of fiber art. Following Jane's techniques with step-by-step photography, you will learn to create art cloth using dyes, color removing agents, paints, and foils combined through processes that include silk-screen printing, stamping, stenciling, and handpainting.

In addition to detailed step-by-step wet-media surface design techniques, Jane demonstrates how the use of color and design contributes to successful layering. She guides and inspires artists to take their art cloth to the next level through sidebars with design tips and exercises that support the technical information. Each techniques chapter concludes with project ideas for the skills learned, so anyone working through the book can literally build layers on cloth as each chapter is completed.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Art Cloth Fundamentals
Chapter 1:
Work space, tools, and materials
Chapter 2: Building layers
Techniques and Processes
Chapter 3:
Adding color: Fiber-reactive dyes and textile paints
Chapter 4: Removing color: discharge methods
Chapter 5: Making tools: stamps and stencils
Chapter 6: Print and pattern: water-Based resists
Chapter 7: Print and pattern: screenprinting
Chapter 8: Metallics: Foiling and leafing
Appendix
Pure dye colors and weights in Grams
Useful measurements
How to dye a color wheel
Resources
Bibliography
Index

SKU: 10QM01

Author/Speaker/Editor: Jane Dunnewold

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596681958

Table of Contents

Preview

About the Author

Jane Dunnewold has been an influential textile artist for more than 20 years and is the author of Complex Cloth. She teaches and exhibits internationally, and her awards include Quilt National, the Quilt Japan Prize, and the Gold Prize at the Taegu International Textile Exhibition. Jane maintains Art Cloth Studios, an exhibition and teaching facility she shares with a group of artists in San Antonio, Texas.

Details

"Taken as a whole, Art Cloth is more than just a how-to manual for anyone who has entertained the idea of working with fabric and creating their designs and patterns—it's interesting, instructional, and inspiring.  Whether you're an experienced textile artist or simply love fabric, Art Cloth is a definite must-have and a welcomed addition to workrooms and bookshelves." — Hand/Eye Magazine
 
"Few artists have had the far-reaching and influential impact on the fiber art world as Jane Dunnewold.  This new book by Jane will most assuredly follow in the footsteps of Complex Cloth as the surface design bible for any artist working with cloth and belongs on every surface design artists and enthusiasts’ book shelf." — Sue Bleiweiss, fiber artist
 
“I find that Art Cloth A guide to Surface Design for Fabric by: Jane Dunnewold, to be a wonderful asset for any Textile Artist or avid Quilter that wants to take their projects to the next level.” - Bukisa.com
 
“She gives us the tools, permission, and encouragement to explore the making of art cloth for our own reasons, in our own unique way, to create our own unduplicatable style.” - Craftgossip.com
 
“This is such a useful craft book format!  A reference book I can use to enliven all kinds of other crafts.” - Craftypod.com
 
“Whether you are a beginner or an advanced fiber artist, this
book will inspire you as you work your way through 176 pages and 500 photographs”. - Debbieoverton.com
 
“This book is perfect for fibre artists, art-to-wear designers and art quilters of all skill levels, and you will find the inspiration to integrate rich textures, colours and patterns into each piece you create.” - Fabrications
 
“It’s interesting, instructional, and inspiring.  Whether you're an experienced textile artist or simply love fabric, Art Cloth is a definite must-have and a welcomed addition to workrooms and bookshelves.” – Hand/Eye Magazine

SKU: 10QM01

Author/Speaker/Editor: Jane Dunnewold

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596681958

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Customer Reviews

I originally borrowed this book from the local library Review by Lois
Rating

What WOW factors the techniques in this book has.
I just had to buy it for my own personal library.
Congratulations Jane Dunnewold for sharing so much information with other fibre art creators.

(Posted on 2/13/2014)

(Posted on 2/13/2014)

Brilliant Review by Ann
Rating

Best book I have ever bought

(Posted on 9/27/2013)

(Posted on 9/27/2013)

belongs on every surface design artists and enthusiasts book shelf Review by Susan Bleiweiss

Few artists have had the far reaching and influential impact on the fiber art world as Jane Dunnewold. Her book

(Posted on 8/13/2010)

(Posted on 8/13/2010)