Intarsia Woodworking Project (HB703)
From Kathy Wise, Celebrated Intarsia Artist And Instructor, Comes A Collection Of 21 Original Designs That Capture The Nostalgic Beauty Of Nature And The Outdoors.
With Full-Size Patterns For A Wide Range Of Skill Levels.
Intarsia is an early Italian art, a form of wood inlay. Over time it evolved into a more sculptural style of wood art. Each intarsia artist has his or own technique and approach to the art.
There is no wrong way to create intarsia, just different styles. Don't be hampered by the 'rules' of intarsia, there are none. Feel free to change the patterns, add exotic woods, or other materials such as glass, stone or plastic. Use stains, paints, oils or dyes to enhance the colours and achieve the look you want. Add as much depth as possible to your project, make it jump out at you.
Whether you are an old pro or a beginning intarsia artist, this book has something for everyone. It will help you to learn the basics or improve your skills. Patterns range from beginner to intermediate to advanced, along with some step-by-step photos and instructions mixed in with helpful advice.