Like their Japanese counterparts, Chinese artists have traditionally drawn upon natural beauty for their inspiration. The patterns in this book were created from a long-out-of-print collection of delicate stencil designs depicting graceful combinations of leaves, vines, birds, bamboo, and other natur... read more
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Like their Japanese counterparts, Chinese artists have traditionally drawn upon natural beauty for their inspiration. The patterns in this book were created from a long-out-of-print collection of delicate stencil designs depicting graceful combinations of leaves, vines, birds, bamboo, and other natural imagery. A DVD accompanies this book, offering the designs as Photoshop Brushes for easy use in print and web designs. Crafters, designers, and professional and amateur artists alike will prize this distinctive compilation of Oriental stencil art.
Image File Information:
The accompanying DVD includes high-resolution JPEG files of the designs in the book, exactly as shown. In addition, each individual stencil from the original collection has been used to create two brushes — one high contrast and one low contrast — for use in Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
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