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Playing with Paper: Illuminating, Engineering, and Reimagining Paper Art

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Explore the world of paper crafts with this inspiring book! This guide begins with a section that covers everything about paper, including cool tools, folding and cutting basics, and fasteners and glues. The next section is filled with 20 fun-filled projects, including:

- One-sheet books

- Lampshades

- Clothing

- Accessories

- Hot air balloons

- Origami

You’ll also find an extensive gallery of artists whose work relates to and expands upon each project.

Take a page from this creative guide and start Playing with Paper!

About the Author

Helen Hiebert is a Vail, Colorado artist who constructs installations, sculptures, films and artist books using handmade paper, thread and light to create transcendent experiences that alter viewers’ perceptions of time, space and form. She teaches and lectures about papermaking and lamp-making internationally, and serves as an adjunct faculty member at Oregon College of Art & Craft. Helen exhibits her work internationally, she is author of the books Papermaking with Plants, The Papermaker's Companion, and Paper Illuminated, and she is a regular contributor to Hand Papermaking Newsletter. Helen has an extensive network of paper colleagues around the world and her interest in how things are made (from paper) keeps her up-to-date on current paper trends. Visit her online at http://www.helenhiebertstudio.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction
 
1          Getting Started: Cut, Score, Fold, and Weave
 
2          Projects to Play With:
            Artistic Ideas for Wearing, Flying, Illuminating, and Inflating Paper
 
3          Gallery: Taking Paper to New Dimensions
 
Templates
Resources
 
Artist Directory
 
About the Author
 
Acknowledgments

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Lennie, July 2, 2012 (view all comments by Lennie)
I love all papermaking crafts and the author is especially good and professional.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781592538140
Author:
Hiebert, Helen
Publisher:
Quarry
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Crafts-Origami
Subject:
Crafts-Paper Craft
Subject:
paper projects
Subject:
upcycling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Playing
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 color photos
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in

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