Ancient Egyptian Designs for Artists and Craftspeople

Ancient Egyptian Designs for Artists and Craftspeople The timeless simplicity elegance and clarity of Egyptian design are clearly evident in this album of over copyright free illustrations Spanning than years of arts and crafts in the land of

  • Title: Ancient Egyptian Designs for Artists and Craftspeople
  • Author: Eva Wilson
  • ISBN: 9780486253398
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • The timeless simplicity, elegance, and clarity of Egyptian design are clearly evident in this album of over 400 copyright free illustrations Spanning than 3,000 years of arts and crafts in the land of the Pharaohs, the designs have been taken from actual clothing and textiles, furniture, tomb paintings, relief carvings, jewelry, pottery, and other artifacts.PainstakiThe timeless simplicity, elegance, and clarity of Egyptian design are clearly evident in this album of over 400 copyright free illustrations Spanning than 3,000 years of arts and crafts in the land of the Pharaohs, the designs have been taken from actual clothing and textiles, furniture, tomb paintings, relief carvings, jewelry, pottery, and other artifacts.Painstakingly rendered by Eva Wilson, noted illustrator of books on art and archaeology, this wealth of beautiful and useful images includes such traditional motifs as the lotus the most common motif in Egyptian art , papyrus, sedge, the sun god Re, plant scrolls, scarabs, garlands of flowers and petals, feather patterns, palmettes, and many .In addition to superb reproductions of the original images, this book contains an informative introduction outlining the Egyptian approach to art, as well as the techniques and materials used in painting, pottery, and other crafts Moreover, captions and notes on the designs provide provenances, dates, dimensions where available, and other data.Artists, needleworkers, designers, and craftspeople will welcome this ready to use resource of authentic Egyptian design the perfect way to add the exotic flavor of the ancient Near East to any art or craft project.

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