Synopses & Reviews
Will amaze you with a melange of ideas on how to use photos to create cards, clipboards, Christmas ornaments, invitations, journals, boxes, gift tags, scrapbook pages and more. You'll be surprised by the artists' abilities to give you detailed instruction throughout all the projects. You will soon discover that replicating them is easier that you think and be inspired to make them yours by adding your own personal twist. So start digging out those old photos from drawers, boxes and frames. Embellish them, showcase them and give them as gifts. Your photos are soon to become works of art!
Strange as it seems, although we consider our photos our most precious possessions, too many of our special memories are still not displayed! This book will give you the inspiration you have been looking for to dig out those old photos and get creative. Artists Creating with Photos features nine well-known artists, and includes personal biographies, photos and inspiration from each. Photo-related art projects include: Journals, cards, boxes, ornaments, scrapbook layouts, paper dolls, gift tags, clipboards, frames, assemblages and more. This book illustrates how to showcase your photos using a plethora of fresh ideas. Artists featured: Jill Haglund, Claudine Hellmuth, Lesley Riley, Roben-Marie Smith, Kim Henkel, Dawne Renee Pitts, Patti Muma, Helga Strauss and Amy Wellenstein.
About the Author
Jill Haglund, owner, operator, and Executive Director of TweetyJill Publications, thinks of herself as an artist first and a publisher second. She always affords time to dabble at craft projects here and there, even with a busy production schedule.TweetyJill sprouted its wings in 1996 with its first book, The Complete Guide to Scrapbooking. This how-to book caused overnight success for the company as one of the first instructional guides in the scrapbooking community, and sold over 150,000 copies. The Idea Book for Scrapbooking and Scrapbooking for Kids (ages 1 to 100) were released shortly after, and rivaled in sales. TweetyJill has published 15 books since, and currently offers 10 active titles, with new books being released every year.Each book is one-of-a-kind; offering unique step-by-step instructions, conveniently listed materials and beautifully detailed photographs. Pages also include information about the artists and their inspiration for their work. All titles are equipped with a user-friendly resource guide crediting companies involved.Nationally and internationally known artists, new up-and-coming artists as well as Jill herself are featured in TweetyJill titles. Artwork focuses on scrapbooking, rubber stamping, artist trading cards, gift and card making, fabric art, altered art, and vintage collage.Jill is enthusiastic about inspiring others and providing ideas to scrapbookers and beyond. Her love for memories, photography, books and art is what has given her the passion over the last ten years for TweetyJill Publications.Creatively Yours,Jill Haglund