Multcolib Makers: Papercrafts
Annotation:This one is good for novices. Ultimate Papercraft Bible has everything you need to know to create beautiful paper projects, from tools, materials, and techniques to printing, coloring, and texturing.
Annotation:This artist took up paper cutting as a way to work with paper but avoiding the chemicals and fuss of printmaking. Here she walks you through the steps to make many projects, such as place cards and stationery.
Annotation: Jaw dropping...this gorgeous volume features work from 26 contemporary international artists who are creating images of astonishing intricacy, using little more than paper and blade. Featuring a host of new discoveries and including art by such stars as Nikki McClure, Rob Ryan, and Thomas Allen - my favorite is the work of Mia Pearlman
Annotation:Now that you are inspired it is time to try your hand . This book has clever designs, shows different cutting techniques, has clear step by step instructions, detailed diagrams and templates. Go !
Annotation:There are 25 eco-friendly projects here ranging in size from tea light lanterns to a decoupaged dresser. Start small or take the leap and start with a big project. Your old magazines await a new life.
Annotation:Library Journal: Decorative paper cutting using a single sheet of paper produces lacy silhouettes. Melichson's very elaborate designs draw on religious and ethnic motifs from Mediterranean countries and take some practice to draw out and execute.
Annotation:The stories of ten fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degrees -- all to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paperfolders.
Annotation:The one has even more projects to choose from - 40 ! They are grouped as follows: boxes, cards and gift items. Get ready for spring with a three-dimensional daffodil card.
Annotation:The winner for the most projects at 50. This one includes the level of difficulty, techniques used and approximate time needed. Useful information as you choose what to work on. I would need to double the time.
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Paper - no longer something just to write on. Do you want to be inspired ? Do you want to admire the beautiful work of artists and makers ? Take a look at these titles then and try your hand at paper cutting, decoupage, making table decorations and much more. Share photos of your successful projects with us too.