Famous Frocks: The Little Black Dress: Patterns for 20 by Dolin Bliss O'Shea

By Dolin Bliss O'Shea

Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly. . . . each one of those ladies had an influential tackle the main vintage cloth cabinet staple of all: the Little Black gown. during this stylish stitching ebook, patternmaker Dolin Bliss O'Shea pulls thought from recognized LBDs all through history—including Mary Quant's mod mini, a vintage wrap costume worn through Liza Minelli, Princess Diana's shrewdpermanent A-line, and more—and bargains styles for reinterpreted models which are completely fashionable. together with 10 complete gown styles with stitching adaptations to make 20 clothing in all, a primer on stitching recommendations, classic images of favor icons, and full-color photographs of the completed items, this e-book has every little thing fashionistas have to deliver undying sort correct into their closets.

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Try a fan brush or spread the bristles of a round by hand. include fissures and ridges to make the stone look more convincing. 7 texturize the foreground using the spattering and dragging techniques mentioned earlier. scumble and spatter the sandy gravel and boulder in front. Four or more techniques result in a finished southwestern landscape. indd 45 (Text) (Ray) Job:07-20025 Title: CPI-LS0619 CPG to Creative Painting #175 Dtp:204 Page:45 A G o u A c h e pA i n T i n G projecT sketch a portrait in profile, like this one, or use a front or three-quarters view.

Get cheeky with old blush brushes, too! From left: Bristol board, illustration board, and 140-lb (253 gsm) watercolor paper. indd 38 7/12/10 7:57:44 AM 7/12/10 3:40:26 PM (Text) (Ray) Job:07-20025 Title: CPI-LS0619 CPG to Creative Painting #175 Dtp:204 Page:38 ting e:38 Brushes, Tools, and oTher MaTerials Brushes are an extension of the artist’s hand and are the painter’s primary tool. standard student-quality brushes work well with tempera and gouache. Brushes come in myriad types, shapes, and sizes.

There are many types of easels available, from large studio models and smaller table-top styles to outdoor versions and more. Spread the bristles apart on the soap and scrub a bit. indd 57 (Text) (Ray) Job:07-20025 Title: CPI-LS0619 CPG to Creative Painting 07-C57956 #175 Dtp:204 Page:57 note the small, fold-up easel and the lid for the palette, to help keep paints moist. a spray bottle of water is also optional. it’s convenient for keeping paint on the palette moist by spritzing now and then. painting knives are discretionary but useful at times.

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