Enchanting floral designs emerge as you scratch away the metallic coating of the twenty tear-out postcards of Scratch & Create Folk Art Flowers. Using the included stylus, you will reveal the colorful artwork of Chilean illustrator Maya Hanisch. Move over, adult coloring books! Scratch and create is the newest art therapy trend for adults. Reconnect with your creativity, reduce stress, and increase confidence while you scratch and explore folk art flowers. With the included stylus, you can embark immediately on your scratch and create journey. When your scratch and create meditation is complete, you will have charming, postcard-sized floral artwork to display and share—to post on the fridge, frame, or send in the mail. Take some time to relax and unwind with Scratch & Create Folk Art Flowers.
Continuing the hugely popular Creative … and Beyond series, Creative Folk Art and Beyond features the whimsical and colorful folk-art style of Scandinavia … and beyond! Inspired by the concept of hygge, Creative Folk Art and Beyond includes creative prompts, easy exercises, and step-by-step projects that embrace all things Scandinavian. No matter your skill level, you can learn how to draw and paint beautiful, colorful art using a variety of accessible, affordable supplies. Starting off with basic tools, materials, techniques, and color basics, Creative Folk Art and Beyond then jumps into tips and exercises that will have you drawing and painting your favorite folk-art designs in no time. This book is a must-have for any "Scandophile" or folk-art enthusiast!
For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of American Folk Art web site. This is the first comprehensive, scholarly study of a most fascinating aspect of American history and culture. Generously illustrated with both black and white and full-color photos, this A-Z encyclopedia covers every aspect of American folk art, encompassing not only painting, but also sculpture, basketry, ceramics, quilts, furniture, toys, beadwork, and more, including both famous and lesser-known genres. Containing more than 600 articles, this unique reference considers individual artists, schools, artistic, ethnic, and religious traditions, and heroes who have inspired folk art. An incomparable resource for general readers, students, and specialists, it will become essential for anyone researching American art, culture, and social history.
Release on 1995 | by Robert Bishop,Jacqueline M. Atkins,Henry Niemann,Museum of American Folk Art,Patricia Coblentz
Author: Robert Bishop,Jacqueline M. Atkins,Henry Niemann,Museum of American Folk Art,Patricia Coblentz
Pubpsher: Viking Press
Two outstanding authorities offer a unique survey of American folk art from the 1680s to the 1980s, covering painting, furniture, pottery, textiles, and landscape, and complemented by more than two hundred full-color photographs. 25,000 first printing. National ad/promo.
"A guide to this season's joyous celebration and solemn worship, including folk customs, religious observances, history, legends, folklore, symbols, and related days from Europe, the Americas, and around the world. Supplemented by a bibliography, list of web sites, and index."
Release on 1994 | by Kulturhuset (Stockholm, Sweden)
All Tradition is Change
Author: Kulturhuset (Stockholm, Sweden)
Pubpsher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated
This volume celebrates the richness of folk art in Sweden, from traditional peasant art to modern design. It illustrates the many facets of Swedish style and culture, exploring the ways in which Sweden's traditional heritage and contemporary design and decorative arts are connected.