You don't have to be a technical artist to create intricate mosaic art with Cut and Create Paper Mosaics. Everything you need to get started comes included in this handy kit, including inspiration.
No longer are tile mosaics reserved for advanced artists working with ceramic or glass tiles Use the pre-printed mosaic pieces in Cut and Create Paper Mosaics to create your own unique works of art that are just as rich in color, detail, and depth as the work of master artists.
Just cut, and assemble your mosaics following the templates and instructions in this unique art book. The five included projects begin with simple mosaic scenes with large pieces and gradually move to more complex works of art with smaller, more detailed pieces.
Cut and Create Paper Mosaics features stunning mosaics and all the paper you need to cut and create each one This is the perfect all-in-one project for anyone that needs to relax with simple motions and mindful creativity.
Get to know the simple and therapeutic pleasures of cutting and assembling beautiful, harmonious images into your own, unique collage. Author and artist Seiko Kato has drawn up 15 unique collage creations for Handmade Collage with Seiko Kato, and with this vast collection of nearly 500 images to browse, cut out, and create with, you too will design and assemble your very own pieces of art.
Getting started is simple. All you need is a stick of glue, some paper or a card, a small pair of scissors (plus Seiko's inspirational ideas) and this array of evocative images. They are all ready for you to cut out, so why not get started now?
Handmade Collage with Seiko Kato comes with loads of design themes, including:
- Tropical Utopia
- Butterfly Paradise
- Esther's Exotic Garden
- Priscilla of the Sea
- Major Mitchell's Cockatoo
- Crystal Kingdom
- Magical Menagerie
- Mouse's Mushroom Forest
Is your desk overburdened with business cards (yours and/or other people's)? BUSINESS CARD ORIGAMI is here to the rescue with twenty original, witty, and fun origami projects all using one or more business cards. Bad meeting with the boss? Fold a stuffed shirt for him. Tired of your cramped working conditions? Create a business card Cube-icle. From geometric shapes to animals and office-related projects, BUSINESS CARD ORIGAMI will give you the sense of creativity, joy, and accomplishment you always wish you had with your job. Features full-color project photographs as well as step-by-step illustrations for each of the projects.
Make 25 paper race cars and jet planes fun for the whole family
Origami Racers is a fun and instructive kit for adults and children which teaches the fine art of origami through folding paper race cars and jet planes. Reminiscent of the original Japanese transformers, each piece of paper included can be folded into a sleek and fast racer pod for either the street or the sky.
Each kit contains a 64-page booklet with folding instructions and full-color photos of finished racers. Make 25 racers out of the 25 sheets of two sided, two-color paper to impress your friends
The handmade books presented here are meant to spark outings and offer creative ways for you to explore your personal style and interests: Make treasure hunts even more special with a personalized Treasure Hunt Collection Bag and Notebook. Take notes at the beach with a Waterproof Book made with Tyvek pages. Make a canvas-covered Camping Songbook to take with you to the campsite. In this collection of twenty Japanese bookbinding projects, traditional techniques meet contemporary style, from easy-to-fold accordion books to the intricate Japanese stab-stitch bindings.Book artist Erin Zamrzla makes bookbinding easy and unintimidating. Her clear step-by-step instructions make even the more complicated stitches easy to re-create. Information on the basics of bookbinding--including terminology, tools, and techniques--is included, and many projects encourage the creative use of ordinary and recycled materials. The projects are: Everyday Outings - Grocery List Pad
- Lunch Box Notes
- Necklace Book
- Cross-Stitch Cover
- Write Your Own Story Journal Outdoor Play - Treasure Hunt Collection Bag and Notebook
- Little League Score Book
- Waterproof Book
- Bicycle Book
- Texture Collector Nature Excursions - Observation Journal
- Leaf and Flower Press
- Fishing Log
- Stargazing Log
- Camping Songbook Road Trips
- Tiny Tickets Memorabilia Book
- Photo Notes
- Notes from the Road Postcard Book
- Fold-Out Map Booklet
- Things to Check Out
Packed with prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects, Creative Origami and Beyond takes readers through a dynamic exploration of the traditional art form.
A centuries-old art form, origami has taken on new depth in today's art world, influencing trends in fashion, interior design, exhibition art, and more. Creative Origami and Beyond takes this traditional art form to new levels, guiding readers through a dynamic exploration of numerous ways to fold paper. This inspiring, interactive project book demonstrates both traditional and contemporary origami methods - from working with unique materials and creating custom origami papers to crafting amazing works of art. A general introduction to origami and an overview of basic folding techniques sets the foundation for the book, which is divided into six engaging sections, including modular origami, giant origami, tiny origami, wet origami, and more. Each chapter, taught by an expert origami artist, features clever exercises and prompts to inspire and spark creativity, while step-by-step origami projects for creating wall art, jewelry, decorative objects, and more, help turn origami novices to pros. Includes eight pages of patterned origami paper to help get you started.
Visually driven in its presentation, Make and Give stands apart from the traditional craft book with its bright colors and modern, graphic look. Each project is illustrated with step-by-step photographs, charts, and unique infographics. Less text, more photos, and illustrated designs guide the reader.
The projects are inspired by the things the authors--designers and crafters by trade--make for their own friends and family. The book includes the authors' personal inspiration for each project, as well as "Make This For" tips to encourage readers to think about the special people for whom they could make these crafts.
Projects include fill-in-the-blank tattoos, pressed herb prints, a weekday advent, a family tree embroidery, hand-drawn pillows, and candy capsule necklaces.