STERLING PUBLISHING-Lark Books: The Natural World. This stunning book focuses on the fine-art medium of quilting-- specifically art quilts inspired by the natural world. From flowers and water to birds, animals and insects, gallery sections display the work of more than seventy artists. It also features profiles of nineteen accomplished artists with photos of their quilts as well as essays about their creative process and signature techniques. A wide range of techniques are used to depict the natural world including dyeing, fabric painting, stenciling, gold leafing, digital collage, screen- printing, photo transfer, resist painting, trapunto, embroidery, fabric collage, fusible applique, silk screening, disperse-dye printing, and more. Author: Martha Sielman. Softcover, 192 pages. Published 2012. Imported.