When Jane Dunnewold's book Complex Cloth was
published in 1996, it quickly became the bible of surface design for
fiber artists. In the years since, the world of surface design has
significantly expanded: now fiber artists, art-to-wear designers, and
art quilters have a much broader range of surface design products to
choose from, and there are a wealth of technique combinations that can
be used to create art cloth.
Art Cloth picks up where Complex
Cloth left off, showing how to layer processes with the latest
products to create stunning cloth for use in a variety of fiber art.
Following Jane's techniques with step-by-step photography, you will
learn to create art cloth using dyes, discharge agents, paints, and
foils combined through processes that include silk-screen printing,
stamping, stenciling, and handpainting.
In addition to detailed
step-by-step wet-media surface design techniques, Jane demonstrates how
the use of color and design contribute to successful layering. She
guides and inspires artists to take their art cloth to the next level
through sidebars with design tips and exercises that support the
In addition, each technique chapter
concludes with project ideas for the skills learned, so anyone working
through the book can literally build layers on cloth as each chapter is
completed. List price $26.95 PRO price $22.95