A sourcebook of 4000 flower and plant motifs suitable for artists, designers, craftspeople and embroiderers. The author's lifetime in design has enabled him to create a unique reference source of stunning motifs from a range of styles and historical periods. All the images are presented so that they can be enlarged and photocopied by all craftspeople, designers and artists. Whether you are a glass painter, woodworker, embroiderer, quilter, graphic designer or simply an artist, this book will have something to inspire you. The quality of the images in terms of originality and draughtsmanship sets this book apart from the competition. Organized around specific styles and periods for ease of use, this book is brimming with ideas. A detailed index and contents list helps the reader find just what they want. Chapters 1 to 12 include motifs in the following styles: Egyptian, Greek, Romanesque, Byzantine, Folk, Medieval, Islamic, Chinese, Japanese, Art Nouveau, Art Deco. Chapters 13 to 18 provide images of specific flowers and plants, including: Flowers, including the lily, rose and tulip; Leaves of different plants and trees; Vegetables, from pumpkin to carrot; Fruits, from apple, orange
Graham McCullum is an artist, designer and craftsperson. He teaches and writes on the subject of design. Also a keen gardener and collector of exotic plants, he lives in Durban, South Africa.