Books

Exquisite and informative silk painting books by Jan Janas and Diane Tuckman

1. The Complete Book Of Silk Painting is a comprehensive, in depth manual which describes the unique methods used for "silk painting" on silk as well as all fabrics. A "must-have-book" for the beginner as well as the experienced silk painter. The work of 43 international silk painters is richly illustrated in full color to demonstrate the versatility of this art form. Published by North Light. Hardcover, full color.
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2. Creative Silk Painting is the follow up to The Complete Book of Silk Painting.
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3. And finally,The Best Of Silk Painting, a beautiful book which will inspire the experienced silk painter, yet will appeal to the uninitiated. The Dramatic Photographs which dominate each page are the highlight of this exciting book. The art of 77 international silk artists is featured and showcases their personal approach to Silk Painting.
Diane Tuckman - Jan Janas: "We asked the artists to respond to our questions and provide us with insights about how they work and the specific techniques they use. They also describe their sources of inspiration and their feelings about silk painting. We selected an exciting body of work with a broad spectrum of styles and techniques from the traditional to the contemporary and from the primitive to the sophisticated."
Fine art pieces in the "Art For Art's Sake" section shows the versatility of the art form while brilliantly "Art to Wear" department. Scarves, purses, jewelry and ties are the items included in the "Attitudes And Accessories chapter while a wide variety of silk paintings for interior design are displayed in "Aesthetic Accents".
"Following our successful first two books, we felt compelled to bring you this unusual book, The Best Of Silk Painting, so you would have an opportunity to get a glimpse at some of the wonderful innovative work being done in this field."
Published by North Light. Hardcover, full color. Pages: 128. Price: $10.00

 

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