Wire in Design: Modern Wire Art & Mixed Media

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Krause Publications Craft, Apr 1, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Wire is not boring or still?
&break;Wire is alive!

&break;&break;Wire has held fascination as an art and craft medium for many years, but it has only come into the limelight as of late. If you have an interest in wire's rich past or the desire to explore this creative medium, you will find everything you need in this comprehensive volume. Besides discovering how many innovative artists have used wire effectively in their art, you will learn how to apply the elements and principles of design in your own wire artwork.

  • &break;&break;More than a dozen projects, including jewelry and home decor accessories
  • &break;&break;Complete guide to basic wire techniques and applications
  • &break;&break;Showcases the work of more than 75 talented artists

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This is a collection of projects and finished works of art by contemporary artists working with wire in combination with other materials. A section of fairly uncomplicated projects for jewelry and ... Read full review

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Wire Past and Present
The Nature of Wire As A Medium and Design Element
The Many Faces and Personalities of Wire
Putting It All Together
Contributing Artists
Supply Sources

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About the author (2001)

Barbara A. McGuire (San Francisco, CA) has been creating and selling original art for more than thirty years. Ms. McGuire, the author of several polymer clay books, appears regularly on television craft shows and serves as an instructor at national craft shows.

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