9781617453441

Fabulous Facades

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  • ISBN13:

    9781617453441

  • ISBN10:

    1617453447

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-10-07
  • Publisher: C & T Pub

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Author Biography

Gloria Loughman's vivid landscape quilts depicting the Australian bush have won major awards internationally. She teaches quilting both in Australia and overseas. Her most recent body of work has been based on architecture. Gloria lives in Victoria, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction
How To Use This Book
Design
Old Buildings • New Buildings • Choosing Your Facade
Elements of Design
Line • Shape • Texture
Using the Elements of Design
Editing • Exaggeration • Unity and Harmony • Repetition • Balance • Focal Point • Movement •
Contrast
Finding an Image
Cropping • Backgrounds • Scale • Light and Shadows
Color
Color and Culture
The Art of Color
Color Combinations
The Color Wheel • Color Schemes
Color Balance
Working with the Original Color Scheme
Color and Perspective
Fabric
Dark Fabrics for the Base
Fabrics for Walls Fabrics for Trims
Fabrics for Glass Fabrics for Sky
Fabrics for Foreground and Water
Overpainting Commercial Fabrics
Creating Textured Fabrics
Steps to Prevent Fraying
Creating the Pattern
Drawing the Design
Using Perspective
Photocopying and Using Your Computer
Photocopying and Tracing • Using Apps
Construction
Preparing Freezer-paper Patterns for Bases
Basic Construction Information
Seaside Cottage
Multiple Buildings
Special Features
Stone Walls • Windows • Wrought Iron
Backgrounds and Foregrounds
Background—Sky
Commercial Sky Fabric • Painted Sky • Collage Sky • One Piece of Fabric Sky
Background—Forest
Printed Fabric Forest • Abstract Forest
Foreground
Paved Footpath • Water
Doorways
Design
Preparation
Construction
Special Doorways
Skyscrapers
Other Facades—Boats and Cars
Finishing
Faced Edges
Projects
Old Doorway
Italian Village
Campervan
About the Author

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