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Art + Quilt: Design Principles and Creativity Exercises

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Secrets for quilting success are presented through a variety of techniques, exercises, and insider tips to inspire novice quilters and experienced textile artists to make genuine works of art. Simplifying the basic fundamentals of art and teaching the underlying principles of the visual language, this guide explores texture, shape, line, color, and value with examples and ...more
Hardcover, 135 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Interweave Press (first published 2009)
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Claire
Feb 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
First strong point: a quilt book without patterns. And fittingly so, because a pattern for an art quilt defies creativity.

One is not meant to read the book from cover to cover as I did, but to work their way through it. I read it "filing away" ideas to try later (since I don't own it). It provides an overview of the elements and principles of design with exercise prompts for each after a brief explanation. Then it provides cards mixing idea, technique, element, principle to separate and draw out
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Shelves: quilting
This is also a book to guide the novice art quilter in taking up a new hobby.
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