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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback Flexi binding with flaps
  • Publication: 31 May 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219002
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: £17.99
  • Series: The Textile Artist

The Textile Artist: Sculptural Textile Art

£17.99

A practical guide to mixed media wire sculpture by Priscilla Edwards

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Book Description

Priscilla’s contemporary mixed media artworks offer a refreshingly different approach to embroidery, taking stitch to an impressive new level within wire sculpture.

Working both two- and three-dimensionally, Priscilla combines colour, stitch, shape and texture, layering to transform surfaces into beautiful, whimsical sculptures full of character, curiosity and charm. With her imaginative use of the needle and her love of retro vintage nostalgia, Priscilla has picked up on an enduring trend, exploring excitingly different ideas and pushing the boundaries with her original ways of working.

The book explores a playful mixed media approach to creating 3D textile sculpture, using a variety of media to transform plain papers and fabrics through colour, texture and mark-making; including both free-machine embroidery and hand stitch. Paving the way for the reader to tackle the five projects that follow, which build in complexity.

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Inspiration8
Materials12
Techniques and processes
WIRE TEA SPOON
BIRDS
POSY OF FLOWERS
TEACUP AND SAUCER
WINGED ANGEL
Index128

About the Author

About Priscilla Edwards

Priscilla has been making mixed media pieces in 2D and 3D since completing her degree in Embroidery at Manchester Metropolitan University. Exploring identity, memory and nostalgia, Priscilla creates whimsical pieces that reflect her love of collecting ceramics, textiles and ephemera. Priscilla is continuously exhibiting her work, both nationally and internationally, and lectures in Higher Education for UCA. She also delivers a programme of independent workshops and talks in galleries, museums and schools. 

Visit Priscilla's website www.priscillajones.wordpress.com 

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