By Debra Luker
Artist Debra Luker fell in love with India, her personal artistic inspiration.
This book is a visual adventure that transports the reader to India's creative spirit. Each spread created by Luker from her travels provides inspiration and visuals, words and thoughts, layered colours and surfaces; sketches, collages, graffiti; and unique and artistic collections, beautiful decorative arts, spectacular architecture and furniture, or random colourful saris seen on the streets of Rajasthan.
On each page Debra pieces together layers of drawings, designs, and snippets of text she has captured in India to create a blend of intriguing and slightly magical creative power to inspire your next idea and allow you to feel that you are personally breathing in the rich collage that is India's daily life and colour.
Celebrate the India of everything handmade and its respect for traditional crafts.
When life feels dull these pages will re-awaken your senses and open your creative eyes. Artist Debra Luker, on her first trip to India, discovered it to be her personal artistic inspiration and instituted the popular Pigment Trail tours that introduced travelers to the amazing, transforming everyday art found there as they wander through city and countryside. Part travelogue and part artistic insight, this book is a visual adventure that transports the reader to India's creative spirit.
Includes 208 one-of-kind visual-journal pages that allow readers to feel that they’re personally breathing in the rich, artistic collage that is India’s daily life and color. Each spread, created by Luker from her travels, provides inspiration from visuals, words, and thoughts: layered colors and surfaces; quirky sketches, signs, and graffiti; and unique and artistic items like beautiful decorative arts, spectacular architecture and furniture, or random colorful saris seen in the streets of Rajasthan. On each page, Luker pieces together layers of drawings, designs, and snippets of text she's captured in India to create a blend of intriguing and slightly magical creative power to inspire your next idea.
This book celebrates the India of everything handmade and its respect for traditional crafts. When life feels dull, these pages will reawaken your creative eyes.
Hoping for Foreword by Tricia Guild (British designer, OBE, and the founder and Creative Director of Designers Guild, the international home and lifestyle company with a store and showroom on the Kings Road and Marylebone High Street in London, and offices in London with showrooms in Paris, Munich, Stockholm and New York.)
Demand is high for exotic armchair travel from the safety of home.
India's mystique to Westerners continues, esp for artistic inspiration.
An artistic journey with the author as she finds and imparts inspiration from Rajasthan, India For crafters, artists, and armchair travelers who seek inspiration in the art of everyday India Based on the author's popular Pigment Trail tours of Rajasthan, the book shares the people, places, and colors of India Size: 8.0in x 10.25in | Pages: 208
| 300 color images