Ready-to-Use Celtic Designs: 96 Different Royalty-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use)
Ready-to-Use Celtic Designs: 96 Different Royalty-Free Designs Printed
Artists and crafters who want to add the magic of Celtic design to their next project will welcome this treasury of royalty-free motifs. Graphic designer Mallory Pearce has rendered 96 different designs, in three different sizes, featuring the sinuous interlacements, stylized mythical creatures, abstracts, geometrics, and other elements that give Celtic art its distinctive look. Clear, crisp, and professionally drawn, these motifs will lend themselves to a host of art and craft purposes.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0486289869
- UPC: 800759289868
Creating Western Floral Designs
Creating Western Floral
For leathercrafters who struggle with drawing, this book provides detailed step by step instructions on drawing floral tooling patterns. Included are color photographs, illustrations and examples of this approach to producing designs. In addition to a variety of copyable patterns and design elements, there is an inspiring photo gallery of work produced by both author and friends. Sought by professionals and enthusiasts alike, this book has been purchased in over 30 countries outside the USA!
- ASIN: 1495135675
Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects You Can Make in a Weekend (Fox Chapel Publishing) Beginner-Friendly Step-by-Step Instructions, Tips, and Ready-to-Carve Patterns for Toys & Gifts
Complete Starter Guide to Whittling: 24 Easy Projects
You can whittle just about anything—the only limit is your imagination! Inside this comprehensive whittler's starter guide you'll find:24 easy-to-make whittling projectsStep-by-step instructionsHow-to photosReady-to-carve patternsHow to whittle classic toys, useful gifts, and fun displaysWhittling techniques for twigs and branchesThe 4 basic knife cuts that most whittlers useWhat to look for when choosing a whittling knifeHow to sharpen your knife for safe and enjoyable whittlingIt's so easy to get started in this relaxing and rewarding hobby. All you need is a knife, a twig, and this book!We've assembled a team of 12 leading woodcarvers to bring you a complete starter's guide to whittling. They present 24 easy whittling projects that you can make in just a weekend, complete with step-by-step instructions, how-to photographs, ready-to-carve patterns, and helpful tips.Start off with fast and fun projects that build confidence and teach fundamental carving techniques, like a simple flying propeller or a 5-minute owl. Then move on to create whittled wonders like a musical frog or a slingshot. The authors show you how to whittle complex designs in easy steps, so that you'll soon be carving attention-getting favorites like chain links or the classic ball-in-a-cage.
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1565238427
- UPC: 884749145648
Get Started in Leather Crafting: Step-by-Step Techniques and Tips for Crafting Success (Design Originals) Beginner-Friendly Projects, Basics of Leather Preparation, Tools, Stamps, Embossing, & More
Get Started in Leather Crafting: Step-by-Step Techniques and
Discover leather crafting, an enjoyable craft that lasts a lifetime!Must-have guide for working with leatherBeginner-friendly to help you get started, and a concise reference for experienced leather artistsLearn essential techniques with comprehensive presentations of the basics of leather preparation, how to use stamps, punches, cutters, & other tools, coloring, applying finishes, and assemblyLearn skills & tips from crafting experts from forming, moulding, & embossing to creative stitching, lacing, & braidingStep-by-step with color photos, including a traditional floral carving projectHistoric, classic, creative, and fun, leather crafting is a craft for all ages! Whether you are just a beginner looking to get started, or an experienced leather artist in need of a concise reference, Get Started in Leathercrafting is your guide to an enjoyable craft that lasts a lifetime.Master leather artisans Tony and Kay Laier introduce you to the basics of leather preparation, and show you how to use stamps, punches, cutters, and other essential tools. They provide expert tips on edge finishing methods, and take you step-by-step through a traditional floral carving project.From forming, moulding, and embossing leather to creative stitching, lacing, and braiding, this book will teach you the s...
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1497203465
- UPC: 023863058810
Celtic and Old Norse Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive)
Celtic and Old Norse Designs (Dover Pictorial
Artists, illustrators, designers, and craftspeople in search of exceptionally bold and inventive motifs will find them in this versatile treasury brimming with 125 royalty-free designs. Taken from authentic Celtic and Old Norse sources, they include an amazing array of birds, human figures, and mythological creatures, all ingeniously woven into an intricate network of spirals and interlacings.Meticulously adapted from artwork that graced ancient rune stones and religious symbols, furniture, manuscripts, bronze mirrors, sword hilts, cooking utensils, and other artifacts, the illustrations depict a crucifix; decorative creatures that adorned the pages of the Lindisfarne Gospels; interwoven designs from stone crosses of Ireland, Scotland, and Cornwall; and many other designs and motifs.Convenient and inexpensive, this collection offers inspiration and a wealth of immediately usable dramatic ornamentation rich in character and distinctive in content.
- Brand: Dover Publications
- ASIN: 0486412296
- UPC: 800759412297
Tandy Leather Projects & Designs Book 61937-00
How To Carve Leather
Basic Leathercrafting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
Basic Leathercrafting: All the Skills and Tools You
• Step-by-step instructions and photos illustrate basic leathercrafting techniques: choosing leather, stamping and decorating, stitching and lacing, and finishing • Projects in both traditional and contemporary styles • Detailed how-to information teaches what you need to learn to get started in this fun and popular craft
- Brand: Stackpole Books
- ASIN: 0811736172
- UPC: 499991745982
Pyrography Basics: Techniques and Exercises for Beginners (Fox Chapel Publishing) Skill-Building Step-by-Step Instructions & Patterns with Temperature, Time, Texture & Layering Advice from Lora Irish
Pyrography Basics: Techniques and Exercises for Beginners (Fox
Nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish makes woodburning easy by walking you through all the basics of materials, tools, and techniques! In Pyrography Basics, you'll discover:6 skill-building projects to help you master essential techniquesStep-by-step instructions and patterns for the beginning woodburner3 basic pyrography pen tips for writing, shading and detailingUsing temperature, time, texture and layering to create artistic tonal valuesHow to use a practice board to ensure the best burn for your projectPyrography can enhance any project with lovely varieties of tone and texture. If you've ever wanted to take up this creative craft, Pyrography Basics will get you started, as nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish makes it easy for beginners to learn the creative craft of woodburning. All that aspiring beginners need is this book and an inexpensive woodburning tool to start adorning wood, gourds, leather, paper and more with beautifully burned images and patterns.The author provides a thorough introduction to basic tools, materials and techniques. You'll learn how to set up a practice board to experiment with strokes and settings before moving on to working projects with confidence. 6 skill-building projects provide step-by-step exercis...
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1574215051
- UPC: 884406126164
The Restoration Of Leather Bindings
The Restoration Of Leather
Fourth edition, revised and expanded from the 1998 edition. A welcome new addition in this book is a full-color section for the identification of leather and marbled papers. From the author of HISTORY OF ENGLISH CRAFT BOOKBINDING TECHNIQUE (also published by Oak Knoll & The British Library), this classic in the field of bookbinding is a practical guide to the restoration of leather bindings. Revised and expanded, this work reflects advances in techniques and materials, and contains current information on suppliers and related publications. The book has chapters concerning definition of terms, tools and materials, cleaning, removing the spine, resewing and alternatives; gluing, rounding and backing; headbanding, back lining, preparation of boards, rebacking, replacing the spine, repairing caps and outer joints, repairing caoutchoue bindings, repairing corners, blending new endpapers, straightening warped boards, rebinding pasteboards, salvaging old sides; staining, aging, tooling and refurbishing, recording repairs, and a section of selected reading. Alternative approaches are included for rebinding when the original covers have been lost or are beyond restoration, modern rebinding, and replication of original bindings by combining elements of both modern and historical binding te...
- ASIN: 158456119X