Textile Techniques in Metal : For Jewelers, Textile Artists & Sculptors

Textile Techniques in Metal : For Jewelers, Textile Artists & Sculptors

Description

When you think of fiber arts, materials like copper, silver, gold, and steel probably don't come to mind. But renowned artist and jeweler Arline Fisch has transformed this unlikely combination into a striking movement that is limitless in its formal possibilities and capacity for beauty. Showcasing stunning work that blends jewelry, sculpture, and clothing, Textile Techniques in Metal is the first and only comprehensive book on the innovative intersection of the fiber and metal arts.

This richly illustrated book explains, in easy-to-follow language, a variety of methods and strategies for manipulating metals with techniques borrowed from textiles. The author provides detailed instructions for adapting techniques like, - Knitting - Crocheting - Weaving - Basketry - Braiding - And lacemaking

With insightful historical information and numerous inspiring examples of work by the author and other talented artists, Textile Techniques in Metal will serve as an eye-opening reference for textile artists, sculptors, and jewelers alike.

Arline M. Fisch, Professor of Art Emerita at San Diego State University, is an artist and jeweler working primarily in precious metals. She exhibits work nationally and internationally. Her work melds jewelry, sculpture, and clothing, and she incorporates the structure of textiles and fiber craft into metal-based pieces that are often inspired by ancient cultures and the natural world. Fisch is the recipient of numerous honors, including an honorary doctorate from Skidmore; a gold medal from the American Craft Council; the Lifetime Achievement Award in Crafts from the National Museum of Women in the Arts; and multiple Fulbright fellowships. Her work is represented in numerous museum and private collections.

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