In this book, the natural beauty and texture of sticks, wood, stones and pebbles are celebrated in inspirational and practical designs. 25 original projects include a wall-hanging cabinet made from driftwood; a beautiful twig candelabra; door-stops made from stone; and pebble-mosaic slabs for a garden path or patio.
It offers exciting projects from today's leading craft artists.
It is a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know about materials, equipment and techniques.
It offers clear step-by-step instructions with over 300 specially commissioned photographs.
It presents a contemporary approach to working with timeless, natural materials.
The use of stone and wood for decorative and symbolic purposes is as ancient as the materials themselves: from basket-making to a Roman pebble mosaic; from African statuettes to the mysterious circle at Stonehenge, the use of the earth's simplest materials is still effective today.
This is a unique collection of 25 practical ideas for decorating your home, created by a professional artisan.
Every project is self-contained, and step-by-step photographs guide the reader through each stage. The introductory section covers some of the basic skills and equipment required, while exploring the different materials involved.
For inspiration, there is a gallery of original pieces from contemporary artists.
With its inventive designs, this is the first practical craft book to explore the beautiful potential of these natural materials.