Create Naturally : Go Outside and Rediscover Nature with 15 Makers
For makers of all levels, discover practical ways to become more creative and find inspiration and meaning in your daily life by reconnecting with nature. Meet 15 makers who will describe their nature-connected works and talk you through the steps they took in creating works that tap into the importance of nature art in making a mind, body, and spirit connection. You'll learn how they created a nature journal, temporary beach sculptures, dyed textile or woven wall art, sculptural vessels and baskets with natural materials, embroidery inspired and influenced by the natural world, and much more. Discover works that integrate natural materials as well as recycled and repurposed objects. Get the feeling of having a personal, authentic, and creative conversation with the makers while you take a walk through nature with them.
Includes makers Jan Hopkins and Kari Lonning.
Size: 8.0in x 10.0in | Pages:208 | 250+ color photos
Marcia Young has been making or writing about art and fine craft for over 30 years. She is the founder of the Fiber Art Network and former publisher of Fiber Art Now magazine. These days she concentrates on helping to enrich the fine craft and maker community by creating distinctive books and resources. When she is not working, she can be found at the pottery wheel or spending time with her family. She lives near Cape Cod, Massachusetts.