Art of the Boot

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Gibbs Smith, 1999 - Design - 160 pages
Since the publication of 'The Cowboy Boot Book' in 1992, the art of the boot has risen to great proportions. The text explores the artform, looking at such features as: hand-carved and -painted leather tops; colourful hand-beaded boots; styles of machine embroidery; and rhinestone-studded boots. textiles, pottery, tiles, and art glass, an overview of the designers' styles, and a resources directory. ot Emerson and Howard Post inspire our imagination as they tell the story of William, who is able to travel with his dog, Bob, anyplace in time and space that he desires - all because of his magic red cowboy boots - he thinks! Beautifully illustrated, MAGIC BOOTS explores the feelings of wanderlust in young and old alike. It is a delightful story to read again and again. eath' offers an integrated spiritual path with socially active, ecological engagement as the ground. thers. He lives in New York City. ish this information - and his business, ' Record Research', was born. Today, he leads a team of chart researchers from his home base in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. itself a hit. able major study programs at each e he y d s and th the e out
 

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About the author (1999)

Tyler Beard is the foremost expert on cowboy boots. He is the author of Art of the Boot, The Cowboy Boot Book, and 100 Years of Western Wear. He lives on a ranch with his wife, and together they run True West Design. Jim Arndt is the author of How to Be a Cowboy and coauthor with Mary Emmerling of Art of the Cross, Art of Turquoise, Art of the Skull and Art of the Heart. He coauthored several Cowboy Boot books. He lives in Santa Fe.

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