Native American Pattern and Design Books

Below are some of the top selling Native American design and pattern books I have found and in association with Amazon I can now offer them to you at the low prices only Amazon can offer.

Most of these books have been great resources to both Al and myself over the years in his carvings as well as my pyrography and gourds. Of course living in New Mexico native American style designs have a strong influence over our work but it is popular with artists and collectors in all parts of the country.

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Native American Pattern and Design Books

Dover publications offers some of the best selection of design and clip art books that are suitable for most crafts including gourds, pyrography, woodcrafts and so many more crafts. I have spent a fortune on these books over the years but I am listing those that I have found to be most valuable. In case you haven't noticed...I'm a bit biased. I'm addicted to native American art. Perhaps that's why I moved back to New Mexico!

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Ready-to-Use North American Indian Motifs
By Maggie Kate

This book is one of Dover Publications books and has been a staple for many years.  It's chock full of clip art. Rich selection of authentic Indian motifs adapted from art and artifacts of Indians of the Southwest, the Plains and the Northwest, as well as Maya and Aztecs. Easily reproducible designs add Native American flair to posters, newsletters, brochures, many other projects.

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North American Indian Motifs clip art.

Indian Designs

By David Villasenor

This collection of 48 Indian designs, developed by cultures centuries old, can be used for ceramics, scout projects, needlepoint, metalwork, carving, and weaving.

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Indian Designs clip art.

Northwest Coast Indian Designs CD-ROM and Book
By Madeleine Orban-Szontagh

This book provided lots of inspiration while living in the Pacific Northwest. It contains scores of striking designs from Native Americans of the Northwest include images by the Nootka, Kwakiutl, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and other groups. Attractive, sometimes startling motifs depict stylized plants, birds and animals, abstract borders and repeating patterns, dramatic totemic images, and other decorative emblems. 283 black-and-white illustrations.

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Northwest Coast Indian Designs clip art and CD-ROM.

Southwest Indian Designs CD-ROM and Book
By Dover

The 250 bold, meticulously rendered designs in this collection--taken from such authentic sources as Hopi ceremonial dress, Zuni shields, Anasazi pottery, and Navajo jewelry--depict creatures of land, sea, and air; abstract motifs; Kachina dolls; masks; and other traditional images. An essential addition to the personal libraries of designers and craftspeople.

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Southwest Coast Indian Designs clip art and CD-ROM.

North American Indian Motifs CD-ROM and Book
By Dover

Rich selection of 391 copyright-free designs adapted from the art and artifacts of the Zuni, Hopi, Navajo, Sioux, Comanche, Haida, Tlingit, Maya, Aztecs and other Native American tribes. Handsomely executed designs for enhancing posters, newsletters, brochures, school reports and more. Disk contains all items in book.

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North American Indian Motifs CDROM & Book.

261 North American Indian Designs
By Madeleine Orban-Szontagh

Treasury of clearly drawn illustrations based on authentic design motifs created by the Sioux, Blackfoot, Apache, Cheyenne, Navajo, Hopi, Seminole, and other tribes. Adapted from textile patterns, wood carvings, ceramics, and other traditional craft forms, the royalty-free designs include abstract and floral motifs as well as human, animal, and mythical figures.

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261 North American Indian Designs.

Southwestern Indian Designs
By Madeleine Orban-Szontagh

Treasury of 250 copyright-free images, drawn from authentic motifs on Hopi ceremonial dress, Zuni shields, Anasazi pottery, Navajo jewelry, rugs and sand paintings, Pueblo pottery and many more. Clearly drawn in detail, easily reproducible, these motifs represent a highly useful resource for a myriad of art and craft projects.

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Southwest Indian Designs Dover Design Library.

Authentic Indian Designs
By Maria Naylor

Largest collection anywhere: 2,500 authentic illustrations of bowls, bottles and pipes; geometric and floral patterns on beadwork, pictographs, symbolic tipi decorations, masks, basket weaves, Hopi Kachina figures, Zuni and Navaho sand paintings, totem poles, hide paintings, much more.

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Authentic Indian Designs.