Creating Sketchbooks for Embroiderers and Textile Artists


The book covers: Purposes of a Sketchbook: exploring and storing; investigation and ideas; research and collecting; experimentation and development; recording and analysis Different Approaches: drawing and collage; stitch and fabric; surface inspiration; pattern/colour/texture; design elements as starting points; models and maquettes; 3-D work; sketchbook work for its own sake; exploring concepts Making a Start: things to include; building confidence; when to use a sketchbook; don’t be afraid to… Presentation, Materials, Tools, Techniques

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about the author

Kay Greenlees is an experienced textile artist and teacher, teaching and exhibiting both in the UK and internationally. She joined Bretton Hall College of the Arts in 1990, leading the renowned teacher training course and teaching BA and MA textile design. Her great passion is embroidered textiles and she has been a regional mentor for the Embroiderers’ Development Scheme and Chair of the Textile Society. She currently lectures at the University of Leeds. She regularly publishes articles and is a member of the Practical Study Group. She lives in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

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Dimensions 21 × 1 × 27 cm


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