Item description for Brandywine Critters: Nature Crafts from Brandywine Christmas by Brandywine Conservancy...
Overview Every Christmas season the Brandywine River Museum, famous for its Andrew Wyeth paintings collection, decorates its trees and galleries with "critters." These whimsical characters are made by hand from natural dried grasses, weeds, and pods. Now, for the first time in a major book, the staff share their secrets and techniques in striking four-color photography! Each year the unusual display draws many thousands of visitors from around the country to see old favorites and new creations. National media attention is always guaranteed. (Recently, Museum volunteers decorated the White House Christmas tree with these "natural" characters.) Now you can make these "critters" yourself. Here are step-by-step instructions for making 35 creatures. Sources for materials are included. Nature crafts are a very popular new category. Add to that the national aura that surrounds Wyeth's art and this colorful tradition. This book is a must for every craft section!
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Studio: Good Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.86" Width: 6.84" Height: 0.44" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 1995
Publisher Good Books
ISBN 1561481785 ISBN13 9781561481781
Reviews - What do customers think about Brandywine Critters?
Wonderful, easy instructions for creating adorable critters. Nov 5, 1998
This wonderful book gives easy-to-follow directions for creating absolutely adorable critters ... and great memories ... using natural materials like pods, pinecones, and nutshells. The book also includes a monthly gathering calendar which makes it easy to take a quality time, family collecting hike. Soon, you'll be marveling at your very own whimsical little poodles, cats, ballerina bears, corn husk angels, golfers, skiers, and assorted Christmas ornaments. They're wonderful!