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How to make repeat patterns : a guide for designers, architects and artists / Paul Jackson.

Jackson, Paul, 1956- (author,, illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 745.4 JAC (Text) 36626103946893 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781786271297
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 x 23 cm
  • Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, 2018.

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"This book explains, in simple steps and non-mathematical terminology, how to create repeat patterns in a line, on the plane, as tiles, and as Escher-like repeats. The book also shows how to make 'wallpaper repeats', where the elements of the pattern merge into each other, apparently seamlessly. Using letters as the basic elements, the book demonstrates how all repeat pattern-making comes out of four simple operations: translation, rotation, reflection, and glide reflection. It will provide the definitive one-stop pattern-making resource for professional designers and students across disciplines, from textiles and fashion to graphic design and architecture" -- From Amazon.
Subject: Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts)
Drawing > Technique.
Decoration and ornament > Themes, motives.

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