Download E-books Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre & Film PDF

By Martha Ruskai, Allison Lowery

Wig Making and Styling: a whole consultant for Theatre and picture, moment Edition is the one-stop store for the data and talents you want to create and elegance wigs. masking the fundamentals, from styling instruments to making beards, it ramps as much as complicated suggestions for making, measuring, coloring, and slicing wigs from any period of time. no matter if you’re a scholar or a certified, you‘ll end up ready for a profession as a talented wig dressmaker with tips about changing present wigs, a number of methods to fixing wig-making difficulties, and most sensible practices.

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Download E-books Aran Knitting, Expanded Edition PDF

By Alice Starmore

The definitive consultant to designing and knitting within the Irish Aran culture, this hugely wanted booklet returns to print after a decade's absence in a revised and multiplied model. the writer of many knitting classics, Alice Starmore is across the world popular as a knitwear dressmaker and a professional on knitting strategy. during this advisor, she offers a desirable background of Aran knitting and an research of the normal variety, as well as a whole workshop in strategy, development, and design.
"Highly suggested" through Library Journal, this quantity deals step by step directions, images, and drawings. It offers whole instructions and charted styles for the unique edition's fourteen designs — lots of them reknit in modern yarns — plus a brand new layout. styles comprise the St. Brigid, one of many author's hottest hand-knitted designs, which represents a leap forward from Aran knitting into the area of Celtic layout. incredible colour images depict all the comprehensive caps, sweaters, and shawls. Sixty easy-to-read charted styles consultant readers in the course of the layout approach and inspire the improvement of precise styles. newbies and skilled knitters alike will cherish this accomplished advisor to a cherished craft.

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Download E-books Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color (Richard Hampton Jenrette Series in Architecture and the Decorative Arts) PDF

By Patricia Phillips Marshall

Thomas Day (1801-61), a unfastened guy of colour from Milton, North Carolina, grew to become the main winning cabinetmaker in North Carolina--white or black--during a time while such a lot blacks have been enslaved and loose blacks have been constrained of their hobbies and actions. His surviving furnishings and architectural woodwork nonetheless symbolize the simplest of nineteenth-century craftsmanship and aesthetics.

In this lavishly illustrated publication, Patricia Phillips Marshall and Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll exhibit how Day plotted a gently charted direction for achievement in antebellum southern society. starting within the 1820s, he produced high-quality furnishings for top white electorate and within the 1840s and '50s assorted his choices to provide newel posts, stair brackets, and certain mantels for plenty of of a similar consumers. As call for for his companies elevated, the technological advancements Day integrated into his store contributed to the complexity of his designs.

Day's kind, characterised through undulating shapes, fluid strains, and spiraling kinds, melded his personal distinctive motifs with renowned layout types, leading to a particular interpretation effectively pointed out to his store. the images within the ebook rfile furnishings in private and non-private collections and architectural woodwork from deepest houses now not formerly linked to Day. The booklet presents details on greater than a hundred and sixty items of furnishings and architectural woodwork that Day produced for eighty buildings among 1835 and 1861.

Through in-depth research and beneficiant illustrations, together with over 240 photos (20 in complete colour) and architectural images by means of Tim Buchman, Marshall and Leimenstoll supply a complete viewpoint on and a brand new knowing of the robust experience of aesthetics and layout that mark Day's legacy.

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Download E-books The Layout Look Book PDF

When project a brand new undertaking, first thing that has to be selected is the format. equipped for you to inspire creativity, serendipitous discovery, and suggestion, The format glance Book is a brilliant consultant for either novice designers. The e-book comprises ideas that may be used to reinforce any format, in addition to insights into the standards that helped make every one structure a good piece. The kinds coated within the quantity variety from conventional to leading edge, and should let any fashion designer to develop into a extra artistic philosopher and bring superb work.

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Download E-books Ready-to-Use Celtic Designs: 96 Different Royalty-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use) PDF

Artists and crafters who are looking to upload the magic of Celtic layout to their subsequent undertaking will welcome this treasury of royalty-free motifs. image clothier Mallory Pearce has rendered ninety six diverse designs, in 3 assorted sizes, that includes the sinuous interlacements, stylized legendary creatures, abstracts, geometrics, and different components that provide Celtic artwork its specific glance. transparent, crisp, and professionally drawn, those motifs will lend themselves to a number of paintings and craft purposes.

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Download E-books Old-Fashioned Silhouettes: 942 Copyright-Free Illustrations (Dover Pictorial Archive) PDF

By Carol Belanger Grafton

Because silhouettes have a different potential to trap realization and converse fast and obviously, they're particularly valuable in advertisements and communications. The silhouettes during this the best option assortment, chosen from an archive of late-19th- and early-20th-century photo arts, provide designers and artists approximately 1,000 designs excellent for illustrating an unlimited array of subjects.
The human profile and determine, coiffed and wearing many various methods; primary animals, plant life and birds; coaches, planes, vehicles, ships, and lots more and plenty, even more are generously represented during this treasury of daring pictures. All are royalty-free, and all could be reproduced simply and placed to paintings immediately so as to add a gleaming, out of date contact on your subsequent layout.

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Download E-books Contemporary Details (Whitney Library of Design) PDF

By Nonie Niesewand

This overseas consultant to modern architectural furniture and fittings is a sourcebook to the simplest items to be had for contemporary family interiors. greater than 800 photos are integrated to demonstrate the furnishings, fittings and floor finishes for flooring, doorways, home windows, stairs, partitions, ceilings, heating, lighting fixtures, garage, kitchens and loos.

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Download E-books Art Deco Furniture: The French Designers PDF

By Alastair Duncan

"Lavishly illustrated … a useful book."―Antique Collector

The paintings Deco flow, which swept via Europe and the USA within the early 20th century, signaled the start of the fashionable age of layout. This superb and certain kind, with its emphasis on updated individuality mixed with reliable flavor, high-quality fabrics, and beautiful workmanship, quickly created new criteria in furnishings layout, structure, and the ornamental arts. In furnishings specifically, the French predominated, from the virtuoso cabinet-making of Ruhlman to the bright originality of grey and Legrain.

In Art Deco Furniture, Alastair Duncan introduces us to the paintings of eighty-five French architects, inside designers, and furnishings makers. those pioneering designers changed the heavy, stylized paintings of the earlier with furnishings that used to be less complicated in suggestion, geometric in shape, and highlighted by way of dramatic traces and stylish curves. the colour and monochrome photographs―almost them all specifically commissioned for this book―form a necessary portfolio of paintings Deco furnishings. This particular examine serves as either a vital reference booklet for creditors and a wonderful chronicle of 1 of the main interesting layout hobbies within the historical past of the ornamental arts. 312 illustrations, sixty eight in colour

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Download E-books Bar and Club Design PDF

By Bethan Ryder

"Bar and membership layout" explores the state-of-the-art interiors that offer the atmosphere for the colourful nightlife of foreign towns. An more and more subtle bar marketplace has intended a resurgence in cocktail tradition and the explosion of the "style bar" - a professionally designed venue that serves caliber spirits, wines and cocktails. membership tradition has additionally replaced. Clubbers aren't any longer content material with simple, ill-conceived areas and this has resulted in larger consciousness being paid in modern membership layout to questions of area, fabrics and expertise. whilst, late-night front room bars - delivering the relaxation and comfort of an particular bar, but in addition with an in-house DJ - have emerged to reply to the desires of the "grown-up clubber". "Bar and membership layout" comprises an introductory essay putting the advance of bars and golf equipment in socio-historic context. that includes venues worldwide, it is a exhibit of state of the art inside layout initially of the twenty first century.

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Download E-books Art Deco Architecture: Design, Decoration, and Detail from the Twenties and Thirties PDF

By Patricia Bayer

This exploration of paintings Deco architectural layout embraces many various occasions and areas in its visible and verbal account of the movement's origins, improvement, and influence.

paintings Deco's sheer exuberance ensured its luck around the globe and it tailored to the main various occasions, as proven by way of examples starting from workplaces in Europe and gasoline stations in the United States to maharajahs' palaces in India and imperial dwellings in Japan. Public structures of all kinds-whether fountain or kingdom capitol, skyscraper or bus terminal-bear witness to its many years of recognition. Sumptuously illustrated, this unmatched learn presents a complete consultant to the simplest enjoyed of all 20th-century architectural kinds. 376 illustrations, 146 in colour

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