This stunning book by Judy Balchin contains all the inspiration you need to create greetings cards with an Art Nouveau theme. Intertwining organic and ornamental shapes, typical of the Art Nouveau movement, are given a contemporary feel using a range of techniques, including stencilling, three-dimensional work, metal embossing and glass painting. All the techniques, materials and equipment are explained fully using clear, step-by-step photographs, arming you with everything you need to know to create the stylish Art Nouveau cards which Judy has designed in her own inimitable style.
Judy Balchin studied art at Cardiff College of Art. Following this, she specialised in graphic design at Kent Institute of Art and Design in Maidstone. After working as a graphics assistant at the BBC Television Centre, she joined Adverkit International Ltd as a lettering artist. This began her love affair with letters, producing book jackets, advertising logos and television titles over many years. During this time, she also became involved in the craft world. She has appeared on television, worked as a craft demonstrator, designed craft kits and run workshops. She has produced more than twenty books on various crafts and is the author of many articles for craft magazines. She continues to enjoy her creative world and is currently working on her latest book.
Introduction Materials Lilies and Dragonflies Rosebud Arch Grapevine Flower Maiden Golden Rose Templates Gallery Index