4000 Animal, Bird and Fish Motifs: A Sourcebook

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 383 pages
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A sourcebook of 4000 animal, bird and fish motifs suitable for artists, designers, craftspeople and embroiderers. The author's lifetime in design has enabled him to create a unique reference source of stunning motifs from a range of styles and historical periods.
  

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Depictions of real and imaginary creatures from the past are a source of fascination for many modern crafters, whether children doing school drawings or artists making models for fantasy movies. This ... Read full review

Contents

1 Stone Age Europe
13
5 Chinese
140
6 Nomadic Steppe Culture
176
7 Celtic
191
8 Barbarian
209
9 Byzantine
220
10 Medieval
234
Islamic
267
South American Cultures
301
13 Japanese
319
14 Arts and Crafts
339
Art Deco
349
Index
377
116
381
Copyright

About the author (2005)

Graham McCallum is an artist, designer and craftsperson. He is the author of 4000 Flower and Plant Motifs , 4000 Animal, Bird and Fish Motifs and 4000 Alphabet and Letter Motifs as well as Pattern Motifs . He teaches and writes on design and lives in Durban, South Africa.

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