Category Archives: Surface design

Shibori by Lynne Caldwell

Shibori, A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Color & Texture on Fabric by Lynne Caldwell is one of the better books written for artists interested in learning the art of shibori from beginning to some intermediate techniques. Summary Comprehensive lists of tools, materials and techniques for four types of shibori Very good step-by-step instructions accompanied by clear photos and illustrations Exciting projects designed to show practical and creative applications for garments… Read More »

Creative Batik by Rosi Robinson

Creative Batik by Rosi Robinson is a must have for the beginning batik artist and an excellent reference to keep on the shelf for inspiration and instruction in the modern methods of producing batik art cloth. Summary Short history of traditional batik Detailed chapters explaining materials and tools Easy to follow step-by-step projects, accompanied with beautiful colored photos Modern batik methods make this art form accessible to any person interested… Read More »