209 x 277 x 7mm
Among the most popular designs used by stained glass workers are birds in their natural surroundings. Now craftspeople can re-create the breathtaking beauty of more than 70 avian creatures with this splendid sourcebook of royalty-free motifs expertly drawn by designer Carolyn Relei.Patterns for 77 half- and full-page designs in this highly usable collection boldly outline such lively vignettes as a jungle fowl rooster in a barnyard at sunrise; an eye-catching chickadee alighting on a tree limb; and a stunning swan with cygnets floating on a lily pond. Other designs include a hummingbird with roses, flamingo with nest, golden pheasant, wood ducks, Mandarin ducks, Atlantic puffins, Canada geese, California brown pelicans, great horned owl, Dalamatian pelican, peacock arch, bald eagle with geese and water lily, snowy egret, Adelie penguins, great hornbills, and over 50 more.These versatile motifs - each with an identifying caption - lend themselves not only to stained glass work (windows, panels, lampshades, lightcatchers, etc.) but to a variety of other crafts and graphic projects as well.