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Module Reading List

Design for Textiles 1B, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Kevin Laycock
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Allen. J and K. Critchlow. 2007. Drawing geometry : a primer of basic forms for artists, designers and architectsLondon: Floris Books.

Burton. J. Dexter. E. 2005. Vitamin D : new perspectives in drawing.. London: Phaidon.

De Zegher. C. 2006. Eva Hesse Drawing. New York: Yale University Press.

Itten. J. 1975. Design and Form. London: John Wiley & Sons.

Kovats.T. 2005. The drawing book : a survey of drawing : the primary means of expression. London: Black Dog Publishing.

Parrot. H. 2014. Mark-making in textile art. London: Batsford.

Perry. C. M. Cashdan. C. Krause. 2013. Vitamin D2 : new perspectives in drawing.London: Phaidon.

Simblet. S. 2009. The drawing book. London: Dorling Kindersley.

Simblet. S. 2010. Botany for the artist. London: Dorling Kindersley.

Sokol. D. A 2015. A world of artist journal pages ISBN: 9781617690778; 1617690775 : 1000+ artworks, 230 artists, 30 countriesNew York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang.

Synder. N. 2014. Art journal art journey : words, color, collage: Collage and Storytelling for Honoring Your Creative Process. New York: M+W Media.

Wilson K. 2017. Drawing and painting : materials and techniques for contemporary artistsLondon: Thames and Hudson.

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Ades. D. 1986. Photomontage. New York: Thames and Hudson.

Albers. J.N. 2013. Interaction of Color. London: Fox-Weber.

Brandon. T. 2004. Collage : the making of modern art. London: Thames and Hudson.

Brereton, R. C. Roberts. 2011. Cut & paste : 21st-century collage. London: Laurence King Publishing.

Brommer, G.F. 1994. Collage techniques : a guide for artists and illustratorsNew York: Watson-Guptill Publications.

Dietrich. D. 1993. The collages of Kurt Schwitters : tradition and innovation. Cambridge: New York: Cambridge University Press.

Fick. B. Grabowski. B. 2015. Printmaking : a complete guide to materials & processesLondon: Laurence King Publications.

Mc Elroy. O.D. Durran - Wislon. S. 2011. Surface treatment workshop : explore 45 mixed-media techniquesOhio: F&W Media.

O'Neil. P. 2008. Surfaces and textures : a visual sourcebook. A&C Blacks Visual Arts.

Plowman. R. 2010. Masters : collage ISBN: 1600591086; 9781600591082 : major works by leading artists. London: Lark Books.

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Callan. G. 2008. The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers. London: Thames & Hudson.

Fox. A. 2015. Natural Processes in Textile Art: From Rust Dyeing to Found Objects. London: Batsford 

Colchester. C. 2009. Textiles today : a global survey of trends and traditions. London: Thames & Hudson.

Gale. C. 2004. Fashion and textiles : an overview. Oxford: Berg.

Parrott. H 2019. Mark-Making Through the Seasons. London: Batsford 

Phillips. P. 1993. Repeat patterns : a manual for designers, artists and architects. London: Thames and Hudson.

Rhodes. S. 2019. Sketchbook Explorations: Mixed media approaches for textile artists. London: Batsford 

Schoeser. M. 2003. World textiles : a concise history. London: Thames & Hudson.

Waller. D. 2012. World textiles : a sourcebook. London: British Museum.

Wellesley-Smith. C. 2015. Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art. London: Batsford 

 Wynne, A. 1997. Textiles, London, Macmillan.

This list was last updated on 27/11/2019