Book + Art
Handcrafting Artists' Books
Paperback ISBN: 1600611540
Discover what happens when you add artmaking and bookbinding together. With Book + Art, explore the basics of surfaces, images and words in order to create provocative works of art with layers of meaning. Whether you're altering a pre-made book or creating your own, here you'll find both the instruction and the inspiration to get it done. In addition to learning mixed-media techniques - such as how to age paper, transfer images and make your own monoprints - you'll be given step-by-step instruction for numerous book structures including: - Single-fold and bi-fold books - Simple and extended accordions - Perfect bindings - Side-sewn books - Single- and multiple-signature books - Boxes - Unbound collections Add the art of the book and the book as art to your own artmaking repertoire today and start making your own meaningful artists' books. Foreword by Judith A. Hoffberg, Editor and Publisher of Umbrella.
Origami Flowers Super Paper Pack
Folding Instructions and Paper for Hundreds of Blossoms
Paperback ISBN: 1589238982
Featuring 10 flower designs and over 200 pages of double-sided origami paper, this pack has everything you need to let your creativity bloom! Enter the origami garden of your fantasies with these folded flowers! Complete step-by-step instructions for tulips, lilies, roses, and other flowers that come from the imagination of Maria Noble (author of How to Make 100 Paper Flowers) are contained in a removeable 32-page booklet. Some of the designs even include leaves. All of the designs are clearly photographed, so you'll have no trouble picking out the first one you want to try. The pack includes 232 sheets of origami paper, printed on both sides, in nearly 40 different colors and patterns, so you can start creating right away. This is the perfect gift for yourself or someone you love-- Origami Flowers Super Paper Pack will bring hours of pleasure to any origami fan.
Fold Your Own Racers and Battle Your Friends
Paperback ISBN: 1631590510
Make 25 paper race cars and jet planesâ??fun for the whole family! Origami Racer 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!
At Home With Handmade Books
28 Extraordinary Bookbinding Projects Made from Ordinary and Repurposed Materials
Paperback ISBN: 1590308220
The handmade books presented here offer creative ways for you to explore your personal styles and interests: Create a record of this year's garden with a book made out of seed packets. Collect your favorite recipes under the protective cover of a plastic cutting mat. Make simple memo pads out of recycle bin scraps. In this collection of twenty-eight Japanese bookbinding projects, traditional techniques meet contemporary style, from easy-to-fold accordion books to the intricate and interesting Japanese stab-stitch bindings. Book artist Erin Zamrzla makes Japanese stab binding 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 are included and many projects encourage the creative use of ordinary and recycled materials. Make the projects in this book and discover creative ways to chronicle your life's adventures.
Fold Your Own Robots and Battle Your Friends
Paperback ISBN: 1631590529
Make 25 paper robots, dinosuars and beetles - fun for the whole family! Robogami transforms the traditional Japanese art of origami into an action-packed hobby that will provide enthusiasts with endless hours of entertainment. The kit includes detailed instructions for creating a three-dimensional sci-fi world, complete with paper robots, dinosuars and beetles. Kids will love this kit and adults are doomed to be hooked on this super-fun theme of robot origami. Each kit contains a 64-page booklet with folding instructions and full-color photos of finished models. Make 25 robots using the 25 sheets of two sided, two-color paper included in the kit.
Making Art from Maps
Inspiration, Techniques, and an International Gallery of Artists
Paperback ISBN: 1631591029
Journey through the craft of Making Art with Maps. From origami to paper cutting and decoupage, love of paper crafting has soared, and with it the variety of paper types used by artists. Among these are maps - an apt choice for any crafter: they're easy to find, often free, meant to be folded, and their colorful surfaces add an allure of travel to every project. Making Art from Maps is equal parts inspiration and fun. Jill K. Berry, author ofMap Art Lab returns, bringing her expertise in maps and her wide-ranging skills as an artist with her. With her cartographic connections, she takes you on a gallery tour, introducing you to the work of some of the most exciting artists creating with maps today. Designer interviews are accompanied by 25 accessible how-to projects of her own design that teach many of the techniques used by the gallery artists.
Create Exciting Paper Models of Exotic Animals and Tropical Plants
TOY ISBN: 0804845522
Make colorful and exciting origami animals and their jungle habitats with this easy origami kit. Anteaters, Chameleons, Lemurs and Lizards are just a few of the fierce and beautiful origami jungle animals you can create with this paper craft origami kit. Origami Jungle Kit includes everything needed to get started in folding traditional designs and original creations to make elegant paper arrangements of jungle animals, vines and trees for gifts or decorations. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. The origami paper in the kit already has printed patterns so no paint or glue is required, just unpack and start folding right away! This origami kit contains: - 2 full-colored, 32-page booklets - Clear step-by-step instructions - Easy-to-follow diagrams - 42 simple origami jungle projects - 96 sheets of durable, authentic origami folding paper - A variety of different colors and patterns - 2 sheets of gold foil Origami Jungle Kit provides you this stunning collection of origami projects that will have you creating your tropical nature preserve in no time! Origami projects include: - Tree Sloth - Crocodile - Iguana - Toucan - Piranha - And much more…