Dazzle your friends and loved ones with the one-of-a-kind projects in Cards that Pop Up, Flip & Slide. A few simple cuts and folds are all it takes to create over twenty cards and envelopes with moveable parts. From pop-up trees to flipping leaves and sliding message panels, the mechanism that make these cards spectacular are easy to re-create or adapt to whatever suits your fancy!
Everything you need to get started is inside, including clear instruction, easy-to-follow patterns and introductory information on tools, materials and techniques. And every card featured is designed to fit inside a standard A-2 or #10 envelope, so mailing is as easy as sealing, stamping and addressing. Tips, tricks and ideas for personalization help you create unique cards that their recipients will remember for a long time to come.
Collage Lab offers artists and crafters a fun and experimental approach to making art. The book is organized into 52 different labs which may, but don't need to be, explored on a weekly basis. The labs can be worked in any order, so that readers can flip around to learn a new mixed-media technique or be inspired by a particular collage theme or application. The underlying message of this book is that artists can and should learn and gain expertise through experimentation and play. There is no right or wrong result for a given exercise, yet readers will gain skills and confidence in collage techniques, allowing them to take their work to a new level.
Collage Lab is illustrated with brilliant full-color images and multiple examples of each exercise, offers a visual, non-linear approach to learning art techniques, and reinforces a fun and fearless approach to making art.
This how-to guide by acclaimed papercutter Claudia Hopf features everything beginners need to know to learn the craft, including tools, step-by-step instructions, finishing tips, and more than 80 patterns for traditional designs and seasonal decora-tions and more. Color photos of examples of papercuttings from a variety of cultures and artists provide inspiration.
With a focus on simple, elegant projects, the The Art of Paper Quilling offers paper crafters a complete technique guide along with step-by-step project ideas for making beautiful framed pieces, cards, gifts, and more. The designs are all built upon simple rolled coils of paper that when grouped together, form intricate flowers, graceful butterflies, and delicate scrollwork. Quilled designs can be framed or used to embellish greeting cards, books and journals, and many types of simple paper structures. Claire Sun-ok Choi is an expert paper artist who has influenced the revival of this fanciful art form with her inspiring exhibits and internationally known books./div
&break;&break;A champion of our planet, Arnold believes that "waste paper is not waste fiber" and shows how to recycle any and all types of paper. Unlimited resources are available in your office waste basket, without spending a penny on materials. Water and fiber blended to pulp, colored with inks and dyes already in the paper, produce stunning new sheets that are truly "art" in every sense of the word.
&break;&break;Are you intrigued by the look of dimensional paper but you're not sure where to begin? Unlock the mystery of this centuries old art form with the most comprehensive book available! This guide takes you from the very basics of paper casting to choosing the best pulp, molds, and release agents for your needs, so you'll be creating your own stunning paper-cast pieces in no time.
&break;&break;This Essential Resource Includes&break;&break;Simple instructions for making pulp, adding botanicals, enhancing your creations with glitter and paint, and making molds from everyday items like rubber stamps and brass plaques&break;&break;A dozen unique projects you'll be proud to display&break;&break;Clear step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions&break;&break;Inspirational examples of paper-cast artwork, from scrapbook pages and greeting cards to bowls and framed calligraphy
Details that add a personal touch!
This series is filled with ideas to inspire today’s bride-to-be. Each volume is filled with extra-special touches that will quickly and easily personalize any event—whether it’s in a ballroom or at the beach.
A memory scrapbook, table lanterns, a fishbowl of wishes, and save-the-dates—these are just a few of the ways to work with paper to make a one-of-a-kind wedding.There are a wide range of projects and additional design ideas for the planning, ceremony, and celebration. Readers can choose from among the easy step-by-step projects—or look for inspiration in the photo gallery of design ideas to create their own signature style.