Focus on Features

Focus on Features

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The creative possibilities of pictorial applique are infinite! In this follow-up to the popular Faces a Places, Charlotte Warr Andersen addresses her Applique-for-Realism techniques in even greater detail. The actual drawing process is emphasized, including tips on shaping realistic details of features such as eyes, noses, mouths, ears, and hands. Charlotte leads us beyond basic shapes of facial features, exploring subtle variations in shape and combination of features that make us all individuals. Detailed photographs show step-by-step construction sequences for an eye and a mouth. Charlotte covers the roles of color and value and demonstrates how those who prefer machine applique can also utilize her technique.Shadows can be added to an otherwise flat-looking photograph but it takes artistic skill and a bit of imagination. Candid ... Though the photographs I take are quite mediocre as photographs go, I can still use them to create great quilts.

Title:Focus on Features
Author:Charlotte Warr Andersen
Publisher:C&T Publishing Inc - 1998-10-08


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