Delight In The Art Of Collage

Author: Lisa M. Pace
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440328617
Size: 21.46 MB
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Delight In The Art Of Collage from the Author: Lisa M. Pace. Delight in the Details! Add a bit of vintage detail to your collage work! In Delight in the Art Collage, Lisa M. Pace shares an abundance of mixed-media techniques and leads you step-by-step through 40 vintage-inspired projects! Inside, you'll find projects that focus on textiles, metal, paper, beeswax, and more. You will follow along with step-by-step instruction for beautiful creations such as: A felted wool and zipper-trim fabric collage built upon a background of lace and doilies A mobile (like you've never seen before!) featuring photo-transferred metal embellishments A wildflower-inspired collage of vintage book pages, aluminum punched flowers, and faux resin leaves Easy and fun mixed-media techniques that span a vast variety of materials make this the most delightful offering yet from one of North Light's most beloved artists.

Delight In The Details

Author: Lisa M. Pace
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440315558
Size: 47.48 MB
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Delight In The Details from the Author: Lisa M. Pace. It's in the details! Take delight in the details of papercrafting—hand stitches, distressed edges and a little glitter are what make a project extra-special. Delight in the Details will inspire you with more than 40 techniques for creating accents and embellishments that will provide a finishing touch to any papercraft project. Get creative with a variety of materials, from simple paper and fabric scraps to glitter, ink, modeling paste and vintage finds. 100 lovely projects—including greeting cards, scrapbook layouts, mini albums and home decor—showcase the techniques in fabulous form. Plus, take a peak inside the author's studio where pretty vintage details come to life. Learn how to create delightful details like: Shimmering wire sprays Texture paste designs Distressed letters Crepe paper rosettes Delicate felt blooms Button bouquets Vintage paper leaves Perfect for papercrafters and mixed-media artists alike, Delight in the Details helps you make every last detail count!

Delight In The Seasons

Author: Lisa M. Pace
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 1440313636
Size: 28.30 MB
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Delight In The Seasons from the Author: Lisa M. Pace. Celebrates different seasons and holidays with ideas, instructions, and photographs for papercraft techniques and projects.

Art Quilt Maps

Author: Valerie S. Goodwin
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1607056828
Size: 35.86 MB
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Art Quilt Maps from the Author: Valerie S. Goodwin. Presents instructions on how to make quilted maps using fabric collage techniques and designs based on maps, and features a photo gallery of quilt maps by the author and her students.

The Paper Garden

Author: Molly Peacock
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608196984
Size: 73.74 MB
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The Paper Garden from the Author: Molly Peacock. Mary Delany was seventy-two years old when she noticed a petal drop from a geranium. In a flash of inspiration, she picked up her scissors and cut out a paper replica of the petal, inventing the art of collage. It was the summer of 1772, in England. During the next ten years she completed nearly a thousand cut-paper botanicals (which she called mosaicks) so accurate that botanists still refer to them. Poet-biographer Molly Peacock uses close-ups of these brilliant collages in The Paper Garden to track the extraordinary life of Delany, friend of Swift, Handel, Hogarth, and even Queen Charlotte and King George III. How did this remarkable role model for late blooming manage it? After a disastrous teenage marriage to a drunken sixty-one-year-old squire, she took control of her own life, pursuing creative projects, spurning suitors, and gaining friends. At forty-three, she married Jonathan Swift's friend Dr. Patrick Delany, and lived in Ireland in a true expression of midlife love. But after twenty-five years and a terrible lawsuit, her husband died. Sent into a netherland of mourning, Mrs. Delany was rescued by her friend, the fabulously wealthy Duchess of Portland. The Duchess introduced Delany to the botanical adventurers of the day and a bonanza of exotic plants from Captain Cook's voyage, which became the inspiration for her art. Peacock herself first saw Mrs. Delany's work more than twenty years before she wrote The Paper Garden, but "like a book you know is too old for you," she put the thought of the old woman away. She went on to marry and cherish the happiness of her own midlife, in a parallel to Mrs. Delany, and by chance rediscovered the mosaicks decades later. This encounter confronted the poet with her own aging and gave her-and her readers-a blueprint for late-life flexibility, creativity, and change.

Collage Couture

Author: Julie Nutting
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1440319332
Size: 58.60 MB
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Collage Couture from the Author: Julie Nutting. Play dress-up with your art! Collage has never been so fashionable! In Collage Couture you'll learn how to sketch fashion figures, create stylish dresses from patterned paper and apply a variety of textured backgrounds to your collage pieces. With styles ranging from cute to elegant and sweet to sophisticated, these mixed-media projects will transport your art from the studio to the runway! Collage Couture features: 22 super-pretty projects, from collages on canvas to framed shadowbox art to gifts for your fashionista. Play with your materials - paper, paints, ink and markets - to create pieces you'll be happy to display and share. Illustrations and easy instruction for creating fashion sketches and silhouettes. And don't forget the details: learn how to add eyes, lips, hair and, of course, clothing! Tips and advice on setting the mood in your studio, from enhancing your art space with flowers and china to wearing a tiara as your work! Why not feel as pretty as your art? Indulge your inner girly-girl with Collage Couture! Inspiration awaits at: look. make. meet

The Art Of Character

Author: David Corbett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101602996
Size: 11.20 MB
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The Art Of Character from the Author: David Corbett. Former private investigator and New York Times notable author David Corbett offers a unique and indispensable toolkit for creating characters that come vividly to life on the page and linger in memory. Corbett provides an inventive, inspiring, and vastly entertaining blueprint to all the elements of characterization-from initial inspiration to realization-with special insights into the power of secrets and contradictions, the embodiment of roles, managing the "tyranny of motive," and mastering crucial techniques required for memorable dialogue and unforgettable scenes. This is a how-to guide for both aspiring and accomplished writers that renders all other books of its kind obsolete.

The Art Of Found Objects

Author: Robert Craig Bunch
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1623494079
Size: 39.67 MB
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The Art Of Found Objects from the Author: Robert Craig Bunch. In this first book of interviews with visual artists from across Texas, more than sixty artists reflect on topics from formative influences and inspirations to their common engagement with found materials. Beyond the art itself, no source is more primary to understanding art and artist than the artist’s own words. After all, who can speak with more authority about the artist’s influences, motivations, methods, philosophies, and creations? Since 2010, Robert Craig Bunch has interviewed sixty-four of Texas’ finest artists, who have responded with honesty, clarity, and—naturally—great insight into their own work. None of these interviews has been previously published, even in part. Incorporating a striking, full-color illustration of each artist’s work, these absorbing self-examinations will stand collectively as a reference of lasting value.

More Fabric Art Collage

Author: Rebekah Meier
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1607055198
Size: 33.59 MB
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More Fabric Art Collage from the Author: Rebekah Meier. In this follow-up to her bestselling first book, Fabric Art Collage—40+ Mixed Media Techniques, Rebekah Meier inspires you even more to stretch the boundaries of fabrics, papers, and fibers. Explore more than 60 new surface-design techniques with 7 richly layered projects. Learn how to combine creative processes like resists and image transfers with unique surfaces, embellishments, and found objects to create dimensional works of art. Transform everyday materials such as batting and foil into something even more extraordinary than you ever dreamed was possible! Mixed-media artists at any skill level will find something fresh and fascinating to try.

The Art Of Paper Collage

Author: Susan Pickering Rothamel
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402756139
Size: 14.71 MB
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The Art Of Paper Collage from the Author: Susan Pickering Rothamel. This is a guidebook to the vast assortment of tools and techniques of paper collage. It covers paper layering; faux-lace embellishing; and assemblage. It also covers techniques such as rubber-stamping using dry pigment, non-objective collage, photo transfer collage, and faux paste paper. -- Publisher details.