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Traditional Papercutting: The Art of Scherenschnitte

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There's a reassuring simplicity about a traditional craft that requires only paper and scissors. Papercutting is an art and craft beloved around the world; from the traditional and intricate designs honored in Switzerland and Germany to the bright banners of Mexican street fairs, from Chinese dragons to colorful Polish birds, cut-paper designs--called Scherenschnitte--have cultural significance and enduring charm. It's a snap to grasp the technique and design basics, and then move on to snipping patterns, from an intricate Noah's ark to a simpler black-and-white hen. You'll get expert advice on what papers to use but only you can determine how best to hold the scissors. And once you're comfortable, you'll find dozens of patterns to cut out, working your way up to challenges and intricacies. Finishing touches cover planning your own designs with proportion in mind, and how to insure your designs won't fall apart. So sharpen those scissors!

Synopsis:

“Through the skilled hands and adroit instructions of Swiss cutter Schläpfer-Geiser, it all appears quite simple to do. She patiently explains even the minutest of details of fine scissoring, from simple folds to pasting cuts on eggs, but in few words and with many...drawings.”—Booklist. “This little book will give you hours of pleasure.”—Art Times.

Synopsis:

There's a reassuring simplicity about a traditional craft that requires only paper and scissors. Papercutting is an art and craft beloved around the world; from the traditional and intricate designs honored in Switzerland and Germany to the bright banners of Mexican street fairs, from Chinese dragon

Synopsis:

“Through the skilled hands and adroit instructions of Swiss cutter Schläpfer-Geiser, it all appears quite simple to do. She patiently explains even the minutest of details of fine scissoring, from simple folds to pasting cuts on eggs, but in few words and with many...drawings.”—Booklist. “This little book will give you hours of pleasure.”—Art Times.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579902759
Subtitle:
The Art of Scherenschnitte
Author:
Schlapfer-Geiser, Susanne
Publisher:
Lark Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Paper work
Subject:
Carving
Subject:
FICTION - FICTION TRD PB
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
12012
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 color illus., 200 b/w illus.
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.5 x 7.25 in

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“Through the skilled hands and adroit instructions of Swiss cutter Schläpfer-Geiser, it all appears quite simple to do. She patiently explains even the minutest of details of fine scissoring, from simple folds to pasting cuts on eggs, but in few words and with many...drawings.”—Booklist. “This little book will give you hours of pleasure.”—Art Times.

"Synopsis" by , There's a reassuring simplicity about a traditional craft that requires only paper and scissors. Papercutting is an art and craft beloved around the world; from the traditional and intricate designs honored in Switzerland and Germany to the bright banners of Mexican street fairs, from Chinese dragon
"Synopsis" by ,
“Through the skilled hands and adroit instructions of Swiss cutter Schläpfer-Geiser, it all appears quite simple to do. She patiently explains even the minutest of details of fine scissoring, from simple folds to pasting cuts on eggs, but in few words and with many...drawings.”—Booklist. “This little book will give you hours of pleasure.”—Art Times.

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