How We Felt (Paperback)
OR try AbeBooks who may have this title (opens in new window).
Short Description for How We Felt Features images of signature works by various fiber artists with information on creating their effects. This book presents the technique of felting around a ball. It also highlights diverse forms, including hats, capes, dress, bags, slippers, and other decorative pieces, plus vessels, hanging installations, a felted chess set, and other art forms.
- Published: 01 November 2007
- Format: Paperback 144 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781596680319 ISBN 10: 1596680318
- Sales rank: 91,602
$23.90 - Save $4.05 14% off - RRP $27.95
$12.02 - Save $5.93 33% off - RRP $17.95
$18.14 - Save $3.81 17% off - RRP $21.95
$8.94 - Save $1.01 10% off - RRP $9.95
Full description for How We Felt
Felt artist Carol Huber Cypher takes readers behind the scenes in search of the techniques and inspirations that define the best contemporary feltmakers. In this beautifully photographed book, images of signature works by iconic fiber artists are complemented by in-depth information on creating their unique effects.Beginning with an iconic project, the technique of felting around a ball that artist Beth Beede made famous and taught throughout the world, the book continues with more than 20 artists and highlights diverse forms, including hats, capes, a dress, bags, slippers, jewelry, rugs, pillows, a curtain, an ottoman, and other decorative pieces, plus vessels, hanging installations, a felted chess set, and other art forms.In addition to practical information on creating the pieces shown, each project is accompanied by biographical information and insights into the artist's own inspiration.You will be inspired to make artful felt. Ithelps you learn behind the scenes technique information to produce felt effects. You will become familiar with the work of the best contemporary felt artists.