This is a study of the Arts and Crafts movement in New Zealand and in particular of the role and contribution of women. The work uncovers a number of gifted artistic talents and a wide range of beautiful and unusual works mostly still in private hands. It explores drawing, textile design, bookbinding, metalwork, jewellery, wood carving and embroidery. attention to the influential figures and showing how the artistic talents of women were encouraged and developed.The tradition in botanical illustration of isolating a plant specimen on a blank page in its various stages of growth is ... By drawing from plants, by analysing leaf and flower structure, students learn to apply themselves on a much broader basis .
|Title||:||The Arts & Crafts Movement in New Zealand, 1870-1940|
|Publisher||:||Auckland University Press - 2000-01-01|