500 Baskets: A Celebration of the Basketmaker's Art

Baskets A Celebration of the Basketmaker s Art Embracing a breathtaking range of new techniques styles and materials beautiful basketry offers options than ever before And these exquisite artisan pieces will open crafters eyes to the varied

  • Title: 500 Baskets: A Celebration of the Basketmaker's Art
  • Author: Susan Mowery Kieffer
  • ISBN: 9781579907310
  • Page: 253
  • Format: Paperback
  • Embracing a breathtaking range of new techniques, styles, and materials, beautiful basketry offers options than ever before And these 500 exquisite artisan pieces will open crafters eyes to the varied and wonderful possibilities These baskets, made by top creators from around the world as well as the best emerging newcomers, range from exquisitely functional to purEmbracing a breathtaking range of new techniques, styles, and materials, beautiful basketry offers options than ever before And these 500 exquisite artisan pieces will open crafters eyes to the varied and wonderful possibilities These baskets, made by top creators from around the world as well as the best emerging newcomers, range from exquisitely functional to purely decorative, from classical to ultramodern In addition to traditional twill, rattan, and reed, the artists have incorporated unusual objects, such as plastic, paper, thread, and metal wire even seeds, fish scales, and newspaper Basket makers, collectors, students, and anyone who loves beautiful items will delight in these masterworks.

    One thought on “500 Baskets: A Celebration of the Basketmaker's Art”

    1. There were some amazingly drop-dead fantastic baskets in this book. I was impressed with all the different materials people would use to make their baskets. There were a couple of items though that did not look like baskets at all and I couldn't see how they really tied into the rest of the pieces. My own complaint was that a couple of the photographs were a little out of focus. If your book is completely made up of pictures you need to be extremely careful that this does not happen. I'd still r [...]

    2. A great photo collection of beautiful baskets and objects made with basket weaving techniques. Great for artist inspiration or for those who collect baskets. The book I read is only 8" x 8" so when more than one picture is featured on a page the pictures can be too small to appreciate the craftsmanship of the artist. For some of the baskets a smaller picture is also provided to show a close up of some of the detailed work.

    3. Great for inspiration, I found some repeats from 500 Beaded Objects. Great lots of full size full color pictures.

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