In researching, reading and looking at the titles pages and credits of all the Needlepoint Books I have been listing these last few weeks, several names have come to my attention over and over. One of them is Maggie Lane. She has been thanked, cited as a source, credited with creating stitch charts and cited as a source. There are just a few books out there actually by Maggie Lane however, they are outstanding needlepoint books. This continues to be a popular book. Despite the existence of se...
Faber Birren is a well-known name in the field of Color Theory. He is the author of Color and Human Response and the recently out-of-print Principles of Color.
Principals of Color was a book I sold a number of copies of here before the discontinued it.
The subtitle for this book is:
A Treatise On The Color System of Johannes Itten Based on His book The Art Of Color. Edited and with a forward and evaluation by Faber Birren.
Quoting from the forward
"This present book, The Elements of...
This is the second book I ever sold on NewNeedlepoint.com. I have no idea why it took me so long to re-order it. Texture and Color in Needlepoint is a handsome book, full of pictures and drawings. It is not a surprise that many of both the pictures and the drawings are in color. It was published in 1975 by Harper and Row in NewYork and in Canada at the same time by Fitzhenry and Whiteside LTD. The author studied painting at the Art Students League and at Sarah Lawrence where she majored in pai...
The subtitle here is
A Comprehensive Guide To The Art of Using Color
Quoting from the back cover
"A comprehensive guide to matching color-in art, in the home, and in the garden-that looks at a wide range of techniques and materials.
Includes step-by-step projects that will build your confidence and a section on common mistakes and special techniques".
The book begins with shirt sections:
Properties of Color
What Is Color
Responses To Color