Shows crafters at all levels how to create stunning lampshades. Projects include a candle chimney, lantern, panel shade, hanging cylinder lamp, and procedures using the lead-came method and copper-foil. 180 black-and-white figures.
Lovelyfine art stickers featuring masterpieces by the famed creator of stained glass artinclude the brilliant "Peacock Window" and beautiful floral landscapes, mountain views, birds, deer, and other subjects."
Discover the artist within and create beautiful stained glass Beautiful stained glass isn't reserved solely for church windows-it can be used to create intricate patterns in home windows, decorate cabinet doors, patio doors, ceilings, skylights, mirrors, lighting fixtures, garden decorations, and much more. Stained Glass For Dummies provides all the information you need to express your creativity and spruce up your home with this timeless art. You'll get a full range of art glass instruction, from traditional leaded stained glass to hot glass-working techniques. Gorgeous full-color design throughout Includes designs for creating your own stained glass pieces Hands-on, easy-to-follow exercises help you perfect your skills Packed with practical guidance on everything from obtaining supplies to working safely, Stained Glass For Dummies is the perfect guide for beginner and novice artists and artisans who want to try a hand at this centuries-old art.
The legendary Tiffany studio propelled stained glass windows to new heights of popularity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This glittering collection includes 30 full-page reproductions: gardens, forests, river valleys, and other imaginative scenes.
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Stained glass crafters won't ever run out of projects with this amazing collection of patterns to choose from! There are 180 motifs, more than any other book, and they'll work with any technique from Tiffany to grisaille, and in a variety of ways. Use them on lampshades, decorative boxes, windows, panels, and more. Simply photocopy the pattern, and reduce or enlarge it to size. Follow the suggested colors or be creative and come up with a new scheme. Choose from blooming flowers; birds in branches; luscious fruit; a cat sitting by potted plants; tropical fish swimming among underwater foliage; and abstract designs. There's an entire section devoted to patterns for doorways, mirrors, room dividers, or table tops; another group of motifs features modern geometrical patterns inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Every one is magnificent!
Thirty-six lovely peel-and-apply illustrations depict in vibrant hues the magnificent images created by the noted stained glass designer — from delicate floral sprays to splendid avian creatures. Perfect for enhancing stationery and other flat surfaces.