Release Date: 2012-09-26
Number of Patterns: 40
Gustav Klimt – Austrian Symbolist Painter
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter best known for his paintings of the female body. The son of an engraver, Gustav attended the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts studying architectural painting and soon after started his career painting interior murals and ceilings. He came a founding member and president of the Vienna Secession, a group credited for bringing French Impressionists to the Viennese public. Klimt’s paintings contained radical themes and were considering disturbing. He transformed traditional allegory and symbolism into a new sexual language. During this time he meet Emilie Louise Flöge, who appeared in several of his works. After the Vienna secession years, Gustav’s works are categorized as his Golden phase, where he used gold leaf as a predominant design element. Our collection of Gustav Klimt patterns includes many of his most recognized paintings including The Kiss, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, Fulfillment, Expectation, Portrait of Hermine Gallia, The Three Ages of Woman, Danaë, Girlfriends, Hope I, Hope II, Houses in Unterach on the Attersee, Water Serpents I, and Adam and Eve.
Release Date: 2010-03-28
Number of Patterns: 37
Gustave Courbet – French Realist Painter
Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet (1819 – 1877) was a French painter who led the Realist movement which bridged the Romantic and Impressionist movements.
Courbet boldly addressed controversial subjects in his time including the depiction of peasant life, the working conditions of the poor, and various sexual topics. He was a painter of figurative compositions, landscapes, seascapes, and still-lifes. Our collection of Courbet patterns includes his most important ones including The Desperate Man, A Burial at Ornans, The Artist’s Studio, The Stone Breakers, Wounded Man, The Wrestlers, Self Portrait with a Black Dog, and The Peasants of Flagey Returning from the Fair.
Release Date: 2014-04-26
Number of Patterns: 26
Gustave Moreau – French Symbolist Painter
Gustave Moreau (1826 – 1898) was a French Symbolist painter who focused on biblical and mythological themes. Symbolists believed that art should represent absolute truths that could only be described and depicted indirectly. Moreau painted over 8000 works in his career. He was a teacher at the Paris’ École des Beaux-Arts late in his life. To some Gustave was regarded as a precursor to Surrealism. Our pattern set includes many of his known works including Oedipus and the Sphinx, The Apparition, The Unicorne, Eve, Cleopatra, The Sirens, The Chimera, Galatea, and Thracian Girl Carrying the Head of Orpheus
Release Date: 2010-10-09
Number of Patterns: 25
Halloween is a popular holiday celebrated on October 31. Although it has roots with the Christian holiday of All Saints’ Day, Halloween is not a religious celebration. Activities associated with Halloween include trick-or-treating, wearing costumes, carving jack-o’-lanterns, attending bon fires, apple bobbing, and visiting haunted houses. Our set of Halloween Scene patterns includes many illustrations of witches, black cats, vampires, mummies, grave yards, and pumpkins. Happy Halloween!
Release Date: 2006-10-04
Number of Patterns: 17
Here’s a slightly bizarre set of spooky and goolish patterns to get you in that Halloween spirit. Lots of Pumpkins, a werewolf, a witch, with some candy corn and fall scenery mixed in. This is a fun, off-beat set of 17 great patterns.
Release Date: 2008-11-22
Number of Patterns: 40
Hans Holbein the Younger – German Portraitist
Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 – 1543) was a German born painter who is considered one of the finest portraitists in the Early Modern Period. As a court painter for Henry VIII, Hans drew many portraits of both Henry VIII, and the extended royal family. He is also known for painting many richly colored religious works in the late Gothic style. Our large collection of Hans Holbein the Younger patterns includes several portraits of Henry VIII, as well as those of Erasmus, Jane Seymour, Boniface Amerbach, Thomas Chromwell, Christina of Denmark, Jan Small, Anne of Cleves, and Sir Thomas More. There are also several religious patterns including The Last Supper and Adam and Eve, and a self-portrait.